Budget Hacks

June 5, 2017
How to use a Kasasa account to grow your emergency fund premium

"It didn't take long to realize I was missing out on the ability to earn up to 200 times the annual interest rate of my commercial bank..."

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May 16, 2017
8 clever ways to save up for your summer vacation premium

Sadly, summer vacation excitement ≠ affordability. Value Penguin reported the average person pays $584 for a 4-day domestic vacation. Here's how to save up.

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Jackson Wise
4 ways you can recommit to your money goals this month premium

80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by the second week of February. Here's how you can get motivated, dust those money goals off, and get back on track.

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February 7, 2017
Craft your love: 6 DIY ways to show your love for someone premium

Love is priceless, but expressing it... that can cost you a pretty penny, especially on Valentine’s Day. Digging yourself into debt to buy your significant other flowers, jewelry, sports tickets or some other pricey gift doesn’t do either of you any good in the long run. Good news: You don’t have to spend a fortune […]

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Jackson Wise
November 10, 2016
Thanksgiving décor on the cheap premium

While food takes center stage on Thanksgiving, it's likely you want to give your place that warm, autumnal feel, too. But with meal expenses already piling up, how can you have Thanksgiving decor without over-extending your budget?

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Amanda Reed
September 28, 2016
How to stretch your food budget with minimal planning premium

Although grocery shopping can be an expensive endeavor, these simple and low-maintenance ideas help you stay on budget.

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Jackson Wise
September 12, 2016
Cheap ways to watch the game if you cut cable premium

Now that it's so easy to save money and still enjoy the game you love, cutting cable feels even better.

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Amanda Reed
September 5, 2016
Budget playbook: Fantasy Football draft night party on the cheap premium

You want to keep this fun, trash-talking bruise-fest on a budget. Don’t worry. We’re here to coach you through it.

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Jackson Wise
August 8, 2016
Shop smart on back-to-school electronics premium

Back-to-school shopping costs for scholars of any age are significant, but they definitely make a dent when said scholar is heading to college.

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Jackson Wise
November 30, 2015
10 budget-friendly snacks for studying premium

Instead of ice cream and cookies washed down with a sugary, highly caffeinated energy drink, look for snacks with less salt, sugar, and fat. Here are 10 budget-friendly yet beneficial snacks that will keep you on track for acing finals.

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Jackson Wise