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American or Foreign? Where to Spend Your Hard-Earned Cash

When it comes to shopping, the stereotype of the millennial is an image of a fashionable customer at a coffee shop browsing deals on their smartphone between selfies and Instagram posts. That’s not necessarily a well-deserved stereotype. “Only 16% of millennials make the majority of their purchases on a mobile device,” says Forbes’ Richard Kestenbaum, […]

Caring for Your Aging Parents on a Budget

This post is from guest author Rob Lanterman. In the great circle of life, caretaker roles tend to reverse as a human gets older. Often, the children they once raised up become the ones taking care of them. In this world of strange reverse parenting, those charged with taking care of their parents do so […]

First-Time Homeowner? First Know This One Thing About Utilities

Believe me, I was stunned when I heard this: victims of Hurricane Irma and Harvey are paying to support dirty energy; you might be as well. Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is a lobbying group that partners with power companies nationwide. EEI doesn’t lobby for renewables, which—if fully implemented—could power the grid. EEI lobbies for fracking, […]

How to Keep Your Car Insurance Payments Low

This post is from guest author Jesse Johnson. From rising gas prices to outrageous costs for repairs and regular maintenance, owning a car is expensive. Over time, car insurance can be one of the largest expenses you may never actually use. Many people pay too much for coverage they don’t need, and they don’t understand […]

How to Lower Your Student Loan Payment Amount

The following post is from guest author Jesse Johnson  As higher education becomes increasingly important to job prospects, more and more people are racking up student loan debt. In the U.S., 44 million borrowers owe more than 1.4 trillion in student loans with an average graduate in their 20s walking away with more than $22,000 […]

How to Drive Like a Spy Without Breaking the Bank

This post is from guest author Benjamin Steele. Find him on Twitter @BennyJamminS. If owning a luxury car is a life goal of yours, affording it may seem a long way off, given your current salary. Even looking ahead with a five-year plan, after a few raises, giving you time to get settled into your […]

With Savings, Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees

A lot of advice on savings focuses on little, day-to-day things: Making your own coffee instead of buying Starbucks; buying generic instead of brand-name; eating out less; and occasionally biking instead of taking the car. That’s fine, and it can help trim the fat from your budget. But for real savings, it’s often necessary to […]

Ways to Save Without Regret

With the country sunk in recession and the value of the dollar in a sorry state, it’s more important than ever to budget your money wisely. You work hard and you want to play hard, too, but there’s a time for frivolity and a time for fiscal responsibility, and an economy rife with cutbacks, layoffs, […]

Do You Earn, Spend, Earn? Free Yourself.

Avoid the treadmill of earning and spending just to keep up with your neighbors.