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POSTSep 03, 2020
According to the USDA, as of May 2019, a family of four typically spent between $567.80 and $1,296.30 on food a month. Yikes! Trying to eat healthily? Organic food costs up to 25% more than conventionally grown food. Even if you skip organic products, Harvard University says a healthy diet typically costs more than an unhealthy diet. So if you . . .
POSTSep 01, 2020
If you want to save money, give up buying your morning coffee: Doesn’t that feel like the tagline of almost every personal finance article you read? What if you love your morning coffee, though? And what if you really and truly hate saving money? Are your finances forever doomed? No! You are in control of . . .
POSTJul 24, 2020
Even when you’ve got tons of money, that doesn’t mean you can’t be thrifty. Just look at Veronica Mars and The Good Place star Kristen Bell, who tweets about her love of coupons and talks about buying secondhand clothes for her kids. And even Beyoncé has been spotted shopping at Target, just like the rest of us. Sure, some celebs go through money like . . .
POSTJan 17, 2020
If you want to save money, there’s no better way to do it than to create and maintain a personal budget. Among its many benefits, budgeting can help you keep track of your spending, save money, and work toward higher financial goals. But those new to budgeting tend to make a few major mistakes that . . .
POSTJun 27, 2019
You are probably aware of the conventional vacation spots; the sites and attractions of New York City, the breathtaking beaches of Hawaii, or the rich history of Philadelphia, but if you are looking for a truly unique (and oftentimes less expensive) summer getaway this year – look no further! The below list examines some hidden . . .
POSTAug 18, 2017
Transitioning back to school after the summer can be stressful for everyone, including your wallet. Keeping everyone in good spirits and your budget on track can be a challenge. These 5 awesome tips, buys, and freebies can help you start the new school year right, and all under $1! 1. Spend half on the basics! . . .
POSTAug 17, 2017
College isn’t all about classes, tests and degrees. While those things are important, the college experience is about growing and gaining new perspectives. A great way to start this path is to make yourself at home. Many incoming freshman live is dorms, and some stay there until graduation. It is important to make a space . . .
POSTAug 26, 2015
No matter your financial situation, there is always room to save. Whether at the grocery store, or around the house, there are always opportunities to spend less and save more. So why is saving so hard? It’s because saving money requires you to change your habits and lifestyle. It requires you to eat out less, . . .