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3 Ways I Like to Give to Charity

One of the first things to go when people start making their first budget is donating to charity. When money is tight, it’s tempting to save all of it to go toward your own living expenses and financial goals. As I was setting up my first budget, I thought long and hard about wether or […]

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5 Creative Ways To Save Money

Saving money and cutting costs in every possible way I can is very important to me. I’m constantly figuring out new ways to save $5 here and there and it seriously adds up each month. I not only cut out that coffee I used to buy every morning by getting a Keurig and making my own […]

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3 Ways I Like to Give to Charity

One of the first things to go when people start making their first budget is donating to charity. When money is tight, it’s tempting to save all of it to go toward your own living expenses and financial goals. As I was setting up my first budget, I thought long and hard about wether or […]

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5 Creative Ways To Save Money

Saving money and cutting costs in every possible way I can is very important to me. I'm constantly figuring out new ways to save $5 here and there and it seriously adds up each month. I not only … [Read More...]

3 Ways I Like to Give to Charity

One of the first things to go when people start making their first budget is donating to charity. When money is tight, it’s tempting to save all of it to go toward your own living expenses and … [Read More...]

5 Tips To Get Motivated To Workout

Today, I thought we would take a little break from talking about money and talk a little bit about getting healthy. Many people say that managing your finances, such as paying off debt, is easier than … [Read More...]

5 Spring Activities To Do On A Budget

Spring is finally here, and the weather is warming up all across the country. This past winter was so incredibly cold and now that the weather is finally warming up, more and more people are spending … [Read More...]

3 Wise Rules to Build More Wealth

No matter what your opinion on money, you can’t deny that it touches everything we do! Money can be a great tool to accomplish goals, live a comfortable life, or make your dreams come true, but … [Read More...]

5 Ways to Make Fast Cash

I’ll admit it, I went on a bit of a spending spree last week. I bought lots of things and most of them, probably 99%, are things I didn’t actually need. Unfortunately, some of this spending put me … [Read More...]

Positives of Couchsurfing

I recently went couchsurfing and had an amazing experience. I went to Denver, Colorado and was able to do so many things. I was also able to save a ton of money because I didn't have to spend any … [Read More...]

Why I Love Being In a Book Club

Reading is one of my favorite hobbies because it’s cheap, it’s fun, it’s enriching, and it can be turned into a social activity via a book club. There are several book clubs in my small town, so I’m … [Read More...]

How To Workout For Cheap

Awhile ago I decided to quit my gym membership. Not because I wanted to quit working out, but because I know I could be saving a good amount of money each month by simply working out at home. I no … [Read More...]

4 Smart and Frugal Ways to Use Your Free Time

I’ve always been an active person without a lot of free time. In college I took the maximum number of credit hours my university would allow, I wrote for the university newspaper, and I also worked a … [Read More...]

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5 Reasons To Get Netflix

I recently cut my cable and I save a ton of money. It started to make me question why I even had cable in the first place. Maybe it seems like a necessity for most American … [Read More...]

What To Do Before Moving In With Somebody

Last week, I wrote the article Why You Should And Should NOT Have A Roommate. Being a 21 year old college student has lead me to go from roommate to roommate. I moved out … [Read More...]

Why You Should And Should NOT Have A Roommate

Having roommates has so many benefits to it, but it also has many downsides involved as well. You could potentially end up living with someone you totally hate, or they could … [Read More...]

How To Save Money Throughout The Day

I'm always trying to find new ways to save money throughout the day. Being a college student keeps me on a pretty tight budget so I try to save every little dollar possible, … [Read More...]

How To Be Environmentally Friendly And Save Money

I was watching television today and noticed a new commercial I've never seen before. It immediately caught my eye because it said that we use enough toilet paper rolls that … [Read More...]

How to Save for Retirement or a Big Purchase

Retirement sure seems like it’s a long ways away from now. But despite the fact that I likely won’t retire for many years, I’ve been saving money for retirement out of … [Read More...]

How Money Affects My Life

Money affects my life in an endless amount of ways. I hate to say it, but the world pretty much revolves around money. Going to college costs money, owning/renting a house … [Read More...]

How To Not Be A Broke College Student

Being a full time student is already stressful as it is. In this day and age, most college students need job to help support themselves and sometimes their family as well. We … [Read More...]

The Problem with Overestimating Your Future Salary

Like many college students, when I was in college and nearing graduation, getting a job was my main concern. It hadn’t yet crossed my mind to consider how much I’d be paying … [Read More...]

5 Reasons To Ditch Your Gym Membership and Save Money

This may come as a surprise to some people, but you don't need a gym membership to stay fit and active. I save tons of money by working out at home and using the outdoors … [Read More...]

How to Save on Groceries: Eating “In-Season”

Lots of people are under the impression that eating a diet that consists mainly of fresh foods – fruits, vegetables, and meat – is cheapest and has the most variety in the … [Read More...]