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How to Lower a Cell Phone Bill

By Joey Johnston | March 20, 2019

Americans now value their cell phones more than their car insurance, at least that’s what the numbers say. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, the average cost of owning…

Top 5 Budget Apps of the Year

Top 5 Budget Apps

By Joey Johnston | October 31, 2018

Budgeting has a straightforward rule: spend less than you earn. Sure, it’s a lot easier said than done, but it’s easier to do if you get help from a budget…

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How to Pay Off Debt by Making More Money

By Joey Johnston | June 1, 2018

One of the best ways to get out of credit card debt is the old-fashioned way – earn more money. Ugh. Making extra money requires extra effort, and a lot…

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Being Frugal Is for Everyone: How the Frugalwoods Can Inspire You

By Tom Jackson | April 23, 2018

You don’t have to be a fan of extreme frugality to have heard of Elizabeth and Nate Thames and probably to have an opinion about the simple-living lifestyle they tout.…

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Save On Entertainment

By George Morris | May 23, 2017

When some part of your budget needs to be trimmed to help pay off debt, the first place that people typically go looking, is entertainment expenses. And the process usually…

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How To Save Money on Food at Restaurants and the Grocery Store

By George Morris | May 19, 2017

Although it’s a wonderful treat to visit a nice restaurant, a regular diet of dining out has become an unhealthy way to sabotage your finances. According to a study by…

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I Can’t Pay My Car Insurance: How to Save on Your Premium

By Joey Johnston | April 4, 2017

If you’re having a hard time finding affordable auto insurance, here’s some strange-but-true advice to solve the problem: Move and/or pay off your credit cards. Huh? What does your home…

Budget in the City

How to Live in a Big City and Not Go Broke

By Joey Johnston | December 7, 2016

Eddie Hall wanted to become an actor. So where did he go? Where else? After high school, he left his comfortable suburban Florida community and headed to New York City.…

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Why ATM Fees Are Rising and How to Avoid Them

By Joey Johnston | November 3, 2016

Standing outside an ATM at two in the morning, Thomas Knapp couldn’t help but hear his economics professor’s words ringing in his ear: A dollar today is worth more than…

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How To Save Money On Homeowner’s Insurance

By George Morris | September 9, 2016

If you want to save money on your homeowners insurance —who doesn’t? — there are numerous common-sense methods to position yourself for the best rates. Chief among them: Protect your…