ways to save money

Tired of wondering where your hard-earned money disappears to all the time? Sometimes, paying yourself first doesn’t work if you are still broke by the end of the month. Combine several of the life hacks below and you’ll save $100s every month. 1. Switch to a free checking account  You might be paying anywhere from $5 to […]

30 Before 40

Everyone has a bucket list nowadays. But this is a list of things to do at least ONCE before turning 40—and there’s no reason to stop working on it (or stop adding to it!) after you hit decade number four. Society today tends to believe that by age 40 your career should be flourishing, heading […]

Expedia Tips

As Expedia is considered one of the world’s largest online travel agencies, it’s become a trusted source for booking flights, hotels and rental cars for any destination. You can sometimes find flight deals (especially the multi-city fares) on Expedia that you won’t find on other sites. If you’ve only used Expedia when searching for flights, you […]

Inspirational Ted Talks

Sometimes, it takes more than the latest best-selling novel or inspirational blog post to get yourself pumped to tackle every day like it’s your last. And really, who has the time? But if powerful, passionate and educational speeches are your thing, an 18-minute long TEDx or TED Talk video could be the ticket. Along with a […]

Stacked Coins

If you’ve ever fasted before, if you participate in Lent, if you’ve ever gone on a diet—consider a spending detox the financial version of all those things. Choose a week (or a month if you can take it) to cut down on extras and stick to the basics. No shopping sprees, no eating out, no […]

Books for the Work At Home Crowd

When you’re going it on your own, it helps to have a little advice from others. So why not pick up some words of wisdom from those who have been there, done that and lived to tell the tale? We’re talking about books of course! Here are 10 staple books for the work at home […]

Cheaper to Work From Home

If you haven’t noticed, there’s a telecommuting trend taking over the nation. Getting to work from home sounds cool, but it doesn’t mean you’re just hanging around in your pajamas and eating cereal all day with the TV on. Although technically you could if you wanted to… What is very cool is the fact that […]


Searching for a cheap flight for your next vacation? You already know that you should be flexible with your dates and try to only pack a carry-on bag. But is there anything else you can do to lower the ticket price? Why yes there is… However, several of these tips and tricks are counter-intuitive, which […]


It’s that time of year again when we promise ourselves that next year will be better, healthier, and more productive than the last. Financial goals, like getting out of debt, saving for retirement, or buying a home, are popular resolutions. Sadly, we mostly fail. Some estimates put our New Year resolution fail-rate at 80%. But […]

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Clever Money Saving Apps

If the ungodly cost of the latest, fanciest smartphone has got you down, here’s something to cheer you up. With the release of new-fangled smartphones come hundreds of new-fangled smart apps! And there are some particularly clever money-saving apps out there for these latest ingenious communication devices, like the Galaxy s4 and WP8 1020, which […]