Musician Prince EA put up this video with a powerful message about how technology and social media is taking over our lives in ways that are more destructive than ever! This video is a breakdown on why he refuses to let technology continue to control his life, and why you should too. We find ourselves […]

What do too many student loans, a mortgage, and a few bad money decisions equal? A debt upwards of $185K. This couple destroyed that debt in twenty months through budgeting, scrimping, and a handy book about personal finance. Like many 20-somethings, Conor and Katie Muirhead were young and new to money. What made them different […]

Bitcoin

What would you do if you got $1,000? Go for a splurge at the mall, pay off old debts? Or maybe you’d finally set up that rainy day fund that you’ve heard is so important. And if you were a young teenager, you’d probably blow it on video games and electronics (if your parents let […]

Your wallet is full of credit cards, debit cards, cash and even more cards. That makes you a walking bank for the average criminal, a stolen identity waiting to happen. What’s the solution? Stop carrying physical cards, and consider a mobile wallet to hold your money. Mobile wallets use near-field communication (NFC) chips inside mobile smart phones and […]

Scam

There are scams everywhere. Tax scams, work at home job scams, and relief scams… Property deed scams aren’t new, but you should take note of the latest one found by Steve Rhode at Get Out of Debt Guy. The Property Deed Scam Official-sounding companies send out solicitations that alert homeowners that they should have a […]

Side Hustle Ideas

31 Side Hustle Ideas for the Scrappy

Who wants to sit in traffic, only to have to deal with office politics and idiot bosses all day? Luckily, you don’t have to be a high-profile consultant or a leading web designer to ditch the cubicle and work form home. In fact, if the huge number of mommy bloggers is any indication, anyone can […]

Frugal Lunch Ideas

8 Easy Frugal Lunch Ideas You Gotta Try

What’s worse than breaking your budget with build-your-own salad bars or fast food drive-thrus? Or not having lunch at all? Knowing that you could’ve packed your own lunch with a little time, and not very much money. We’ve picked eight delicious and frugal lunch ideas we found on Pinterest. Need it cheap? Need it fast? […]

Free Stuff

These days, more and more companies are responding to customer complaints and suggestions in a generous way by sending coupons for free products, prompt refunds or even replacement products. Here’s what you can do to keep the perks coming: #1: Join the Rewards Program Maybe every few hundred points earned at the grocery store gets […]