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5 Ways to Rebound From a Maxed Out Credit Card
Maxing out your credit card is frustrating. Not only is it a sign that you’ve been overspending, but it can also damage your credit score. If you’re struggling to pay off your balance, don’t worry – there are ways to rebound from a maxed out credit card.
Are You Wasting Money Driving to Work?
As gas prices remain historically high, you may be feeling the financial pressure of your work commute. Depending on where you live, your commute could be costing you even more than you think! We’ll explore the cost of driving to work and offer some tips for reducing those costs including comparing the cost of driving with commuting alternatives like public transportation, biking and a hybrid work schedule.
50 Money Saving Challenges That’ll Truly Motivate You to Save
Saving money is hard. And there’s a very simple reason for that. It’s a mentally challenging exercise to deprive yourself of indulgences for the sake of a seemingly far off reward — even when you know the results are important. The good news is, there’s a hack for that. Money saving challenges.
7 Brilliant Ways to Furnish Your Home on a Budget
Furnishing your home can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be! There are a number of brilliant ways to furnish your home on a budget without sacrificing style or quality. Follow along as we outline some of the best strategies for saving money while you decorate your home.
5 Ways To Make Passive Income
Passive income (or residual income) is money earned with little or no active involvement. Simply put, passive income does not require you to trade your time for money. Once a passive income system is in place, it should earn money for you with minimal tending or maintenance on your part.
Clever Hacks to Save Money on Food – Part III: Your Groceries at Home
Each year, $408 billion in food is thrown away in the United States alone, and food waste in homes makes up about 39% of that total. Yep, that’s right. Americans throw out just under $160 billion of the food they buy, every year. That’s a heck of a lot of food wasted, and along with it, a heck of a lot of money down the drain.
Clever Hacks to Save Money on Food – Part II: At the Grocery Store
Food shopping at grocery stores is an exercise of convenience. While our forebears hunted, gathered, or farmed whatever they could to get access to sustenance, we stroll through conveniently labeled aisles, scan through an abundance of options, and handpick whatever grabs our fancy. But by thoughtlessly leaning into this easy access, many miss out on subtle ways to cut costs. That’s why we’ve decided to share the best hacks (both do’s and don’ts) to save money on food at the…
Consumer Debt in The U.S.
Despite significant economic improvement in 2021, consumer debt in the U.S. has once again hit an all time high. By the first quarter of 2022 it climbed to $15.83 trillion – more than double what it was in 2003 and 20.9% higher than the total pre-pandemic. Data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows big increases in mortgage and auto loan balances since the pandemic began, despite recent declines in credit card debt. As inflation increases the cost…
Clever Hacks to Save Money on Food – Part I: Before Your Grocery Trip
Most of us are looking for ways to cut costs. Sure, we can turn off the lights during the day to save on electricity, or bike to work to save on gas, but food?! We need food. We can’t eliminate this expense outright. It is, however, important to ask ourselves: how much is our food actually costing us?
Need 100 Dollars Now? Try These 13 Surefire Ways to Make Cash Fast
Maybe you’ve found yourself in need of unexpected car repairs. Or maybe your daughter is begging for that tricycle she spotted in the store last week. Perhaps you simply want to make an extra few hundred a month to pay the bills. There are all sorts of reasons you might need 100 dollars now, and that’s why we’ve compiled a list of 13 ways to make a Benjamin (or more) in next to no time at all.