6 Ways to Avoid Scams When Selling Your Stuff Online

These days, selling items you no longer want or things you’ve made has become easier and more lucrative than ever before. We no longer have to hold yard sales every week, or pay for classified ads in newspapers. With eBay, Amazon, Etsy, Craigslist, and so many other outlets available, you have the…

How to Use the ‘Reminders’ App to Help Your Financial State

While a smartphone might be a very powerful avenue of distraction and temptation, it also offers a number of very powerful tools for getting your financial life straightened out and keeping you focused in surprisingly effective ways. One of my favorite simple tools for doing this is the Reminders app that’s part of iOS on … Read moreHow to Use the ‘Reminders’ App to Help Your Financial State

8 Things You No Longer Need to Keep in Your Wallet

I recently noticed that most days, I never take my wallet out of my pocket at work. I always bring my lunch, and since I don’t need to pay for anything else during the day, my wallet is basically dead weight. I decided to stop carrying it around altogether. This walletless arrangement was…

The Fight for the Right to Repair: Why It’s Getting Harder to Fix Your Own Stuff

Major technology manufacturers have been making it increasingly difficult for the average person to repair the items they produce. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. After all, it’s us consumers who demand every new generation of smartphone be faster and lighter than the last. That doesn’t happen by magic. It takes fancy screws, special adhesives, … Read moreThe Fight for the Right to Repair: Why It’s Getting Harder to Fix Your Own Stuff

Dosh App Review: Use Your Smartphone to Double Dip With Cash-Back Rewards

Millions of people use rewards credit cards for regular spending and recurring bills with the goal of racking up cash-back or travel rewards. The Dosh app, which can be downloaded to your smartphone from the Google Play Store or the Apple Store, allows you to effectively “double-dip” and earn an additional layer of rewards when … Read moreDosh App Review: Use Your Smartphone to Double Dip With Cash-Back Rewards

Six Investing Tools to Hone Your Perfect Portfolio

When I finally crawled out of debt and found myself with a little bit of money to invest, my next step was figuring out an investment strategy. I’m not a day trader, so I wasn’t interested in finding the perfect tool for buying and selling stocks. Rather, I wanted a way to assess how my … Read moreSix Investing Tools to Hone Your Perfect Portfolio