7 Simple, Free Moves Guaranteed to Make You Richer

Click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel! Some of us think wealth is unattainable. Hard work is expected, but building a fortune isn’t on our radar of possibilities. We believe the rich will get richer, and the rest of us will stay right where we are — unless, of course, we slide backward. But … Read more7 Simple, Free Moves Guaranteed to Make You Richer

6 Ways Brand Loyalty Costs You Money

Loyalty is usually considered a virtue. In romance, in friendships, in business — loyalty typically wins. But when it comes to brands, blind loyalty can actually be a bad thing. Stand by your brand? Always and forever? I don’t think so. Here are six ways brand loyalty costs you money. (See…

This Full-Time Freelancer Shares Her 4 Key Tips on Saving for Retirement

Working for myself has afforded me many luxuries. Aside from the fact that I’m writing in my pajamas right now, I also get to select where and when I hold office hours. I even get to choose the direction of my creative pursuits, which has been the most freeing aspect of all. However, some difficulties … Read moreThis Full-Time Freelancer Shares Her 4 Key Tips on Saving for Retirement

Why I Skipped My Own Wedding to Save Money

Why I Skipped My Own Wedding to Save Money [Hey guys! Please welcome back to the site today, Lyn Alden, who shares her take on wedding costs and why she decided to only spent $800 getting married this year! The pressure is real out there, but there are other ways if you’re open to it!!] … Read moreWhy I Skipped My Own Wedding to Save Money

A Step-by-Step Guide to Planning a Trip Around the World

Are your social media feeds constantly making you want to jump on the next plane to an exotic destination? Do you catch yourself daydreaming about exciting adventures in faraway lands? If you’re suffering from wanderlust, then a world trip might just be the cure. Planning a trip around the world…

Our Holiday Budget Planner Will Let You Play Santa Without Going Broke

Holiday shopping season is almost here! And before figuring out what you should spend your money on, it’s essential to figure out how much money you can spend. We promise: If you set aside an hour to review your numbers, you’ll emerge in the new year feeling much better. Budget Planning for the Holidays To … Read moreOur Holiday Budget Planner Will Let You Play Santa Without Going Broke

I Paid $5 to Get Personalized Money Advice by Text. Here’s What I Got

I first signed up for Trim because I didn’t want to negotiate my cell phone bill. I knew I was paying too much, but dialing up customer service and telling them about it wasn’t exactly a task I was looking forward to. The company says it saves you money by automating as much of your … Read moreI Paid $5 to Get Personalized Money Advice by Text. Here’s What I Got

Do You Need a Slush Fund? Four Reasons to Set Aside Some Fun Money

Earlier this month, I splurged on a luxury I have mulled over for years. I took a Nancy Noel angel print, signed and dated, and paid to have it framed professionally. I bought this print directly from the artist several years ago, and it’s my absolute favorite. But since I have never found a frame … Read moreDo You Need a Slush Fund? Four Reasons to Set Aside Some Fun Money

My Boss Is Nagging Me to Get a New Car… and She Knows How Little I Make

Dear Broke, Let’s look at the good first, because everyone needs some encouragement: You graduated college (yay!), got a job (excellent work!) and are living within your means (wahoo!). You have a lot to be proud of right now. There are moments when you feel underpaid, and there are moments when your car will sputter … Read moreMy Boss Is Nagging Me to Get a New Car… and She Knows How Little I Make