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Choosing the Best Type of Budget for Your Lifestyle

Budgeting is one of the “hot topics” of personal finance, but what you may not realize is that there are several different budgeting methods to choose from. Different budgeting methods make sense and work for different people’s lifestyles, so it’s always a good idea to look at the different kinds of budgeting before you begin […]

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Are You Addicted To Your Phone? + Tips

Recently at my college we discussed whether or not we believed we were addicted to our cell phones. We are now living in a generation where we thrive off of electronics and cell phones are items that a majority of America has. I’ve seen kids as young as 6 years old with cell phones, and it […]

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4 Things Discount Sites Can Save You Money On

I’m sure the majority of you have heard about Groupon. Coupon sites like Groupon and Living Social have blown up over the past few years and they are continuing to add different features to their sites. I love going on Groupon for pretty much everything and anything. They have yet to cease to surprise me […]

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Are You Addicted To Your Phone? + Tips

Recently at my college we discussed whether or not we believed we were addicted to our cell phones. We are now living in a generation where we thrive off of electronics and cell phones are items … [Read More...]

4 Things Discount Sites Can Save You Money On

I'm sure the majority of you have heard about Groupon. Coupon sites like Groupon and Living Social have blown up over the past few years and they are continuing to add different features to their … [Read More...]

Choosing the Best Type of Budget for Your Lifestyle

Budgeting is one of the “hot topics” of personal finance, but what you may not realize is that there are several different budgeting methods to choose from. Different budgeting methods make sense … [Read More...]

How To Have A Cheap Spring Break

Spring break for college students is a time to sit back and relax a bit before finals. This will be my first Spring Break since I've transferred to a new school in Chicago. I definitely plan to … [Read More...]

How To Stay Motivated

Staying motivated and inspired throughout your health journey is something that can actually be quite difficult. There are times when I'm so incredibly motivated and then it stops all of a sudden, and … [Read More...]

4 Cheap Ways To Increase Your Home’s Value

I’m not planning on moving out of my home anytime soon (like in the next 5 years), but I’m sure I will at some point in my life. When that time comes, I want to be able to sell my home for as much … [Read More...]

What To Do During A Snow Day So You Don’t Go Crazy

Living in the Chicago area has lead to many days where I have been stuck at home all day. I was also sick with the flu last week and was home for four days straight. I wanted to make myself … [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 every paycheck since I was … [Read More...]

How I Budget And The Reasons Why I Budget

Having a budget set is critical, especially if you are in college and beginning to live on your own. When I turned 18, I had to make a strict budget for myself since I was living without parents. I … [Read More...]

Use Less, Save More

One of the many ways I try to save money is by not using any more of my household and personal products than I really need. By not using any more than necessary, lots of products will last longer … [Read More...]

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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...]

How I’m Managing Multiple Part-Time Jobs, College, and Life

Being a full time college student is enough for most people who are going to school. When you add multiple jobs into the equation, you start to wonder if it's even … [Read More...]

How to Make Coupons Work for Your Budget

Now that I’m living on a strict budget, I’ve begun to investigate every possible way to save on groceries and household items. From watching sales fliers and clipping … [Read More...]

Should You DIY That Project?

DIYing projects seems to be all over the internet, in books, and in magazines lately. DIY blogs are more popular than ever, and Pinterest is experiencing a popularity … [Read More...]

4 Tips To Go To College For Cheap

  The price of college is increasing at an alarming rate. Between college tuition, the price of textbooks, parking fees, laboratory fees, and all the other costs … [Read More...]

3 Ways To Save Money Now And a $125 Gas Card Giveaway

Saving money does not have to be difficult. There are plenty of ways to stay within your budget and still love your life. Today, we will be talking about negotiating your … [Read More...]