Put away $5,000 and learn how to save money no matter what your income level is.

6 Genius Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money (up to $5,000)

What would you do with an extra $5,000? It’s fun to think about, but I want to do something a little bit different with this article. I want to show you how to actually do it. Yes. How to actually save $5,000. In under a year. “But I can barely save any money right now as it is!” “Money is so tight! I can barely keep my head above water!” “Woe is me! Blah blah blah.” Stop. Stop with the excuses. So many of you make excuses before even making an honest attempt to save. The truth is, there is […]

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Check out this amazing list of 10 ways to save electricity in your home this summer!

10 Proven Ways to Save Electricity at Home

It’s summer, the time of year for backyard grilling, lounging poolside and…skyrocketing electric bills. That last element isn’t something most of us look forward to. But with these 10 ways to save electricity at home, you can rest assured you’re doing everything you can to protect the environment… …and your wallet. Better yet most of these ways to save electricity are absolutely free and you can get started right now: 1. Learn to Set the Air Conditioning Properly Air conditioning is the cold elephant in the room when it comes to electric bills. Nothing beats walking into a cold wall […]

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Refinance your student loans and save thousands of dollars for just a couple minutes of work.

Hey, Grads! Don’t Forget About the Student Loan Interest Deduction

Getting a college degree that will lead to a great job is the goal of every college student. But one of the cold realities of college is that it usually comes with a lot of debt. Debt that takes years to pay off. Since a college grad’s student debt is usually quite large and also long term, it’s important to take advantage of every money saving opportunity that’s available to you. For instance, employers often have programs that will help you pay back some of your student debt. There are also programs that will forgive a portion of your debt if […]

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3 Easy Life Hacks to Save Money on Groceries (Up to $200 per Month)

Outside of my rent and car payment, my food bill is always my biggest monthly expense. As someone who is always looking for ways to make every dollar count, I love learning about new ways to save money on groceries. As a tech-savvy millennial, I don’t have a huge interest in sitting down at the kitchen table and cutting out coupons. Nor do I really want to sit in line at the grocery store for more than 3 total minutes handing the clerk coupon after coupon as he or she scans them in. I do however love the fact that […]

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Travel on a Budget: 3 Hacks for Finally Booking that Dream Vacation

We all need a vacation. But the biggest reason why most people don’t take a vacation is because of the expense…it isn’t exactly cheap to get away for a few days. In this post we’re going to help you learn how to travel on a budget and start vacationing the smart way. Travel on a Budget: Getting Started Forbes estimates $4,580 is the average cost of a vacation for a family of four. That is absurd. With the 3 tips below, you can easily reduce that total cost of your vacation (or at least be able to afford a few more […]

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