savvy saver

November 29, 2018
9 Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund premium

You may already know that Baby Step 1 is saving $1,000 for a starter emergency fund. It might seem daunting to save up that much money, but you can do it! Even if you've never held $1,000 cash in your hands before, there are plenty of ways to quickly earn the money. Then you can […]

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Kasasa
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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Guest Author
May 1, 2017
Negotiation tactics for everyday life: 6 principles that actually work premium

  When I reflect on early financial decisions, there’s one biggie that always irks me. It isn’t about debt or misusing credit cards or even taking out too much in student loans. I’m so annoyed with how I failed to negotiate early on in my career. Like so many people, I didn’t even think to […]

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Jackson Wise
January 30, 2017
The 20-something budget: 8 ways to balance fun with your funds premium

If you’re in your mid-20s, you might be feeling a bit torn financially – build wealth, or enjoy life. Consider some of the following suggestions for balancing your saving and spending.

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Amanda Reed
December 6, 2016
7 ways to organize your gift giving for maximum savings premium

With a little planning and creativity holiday shopping doesn’t have to leave you with an empty wallet. Here are seven tips to organize your gift giving to maximize savings.

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Jackson Wise
December 5, 2016
Start making extra cash now with these December side hustles premium

This time of year, there are plenty of opportunities to lend a helping hand and make a few bucks, too. Here are few places to look for making extra cash this December.

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Amanda Reed
November 22, 2016
It’s not too late to round up some Christmas money! premium

Even though it’s crunch time, these simple tips will help you shake loose enough Christmas money to buy gifts, and still pull off the zero-balance credit card bill in January.

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Jackson Wise
November 4, 2016
Would you vote for you to manage your money? premium

After examining your monthly cash flow, would YOU vote for you to manage your money? If not, here are some tips to clean up your financial campaign.

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Jackson Wise
October 28, 2016
The best deals to find in November (and it’s not just Black Friday!) premium

With Black Friday and the excitement of holiday shopping, November is one of the best months for deal hunters. Fortunately, you don’t have to wait until after Thanksgiving. Here are the best deals in November.

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Amanda Reed