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82 Ways to Save More Money in 2019

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At first I thought I was just imagining that things were only getting more expensive. Turns out, I was wrong. Things like food, clothing, and housing are only escalating in price. While economic recovery is good, price increases are bad, (especially when wages aren’t growing to meet these price increases.) It’s bad because it means […]

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8 Small Money Habits with The Biggest Impact

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I’m like Captain Ahab in search of his white whale; always on the prowl for the tips, money habits, or money tech that changes lives and makes it easier to stay out of debt, save, and live my life without overwhelming money stress. I can’t speak to what works for everyone, but the eight money […]

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My Own Money Diary for a Week – Where I Spend and Save

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If you’re reading this site, you’re interested in personal finance, and so you’ve probably already heard of the “Money Diaries” series on Refinery29. I’ve been a fan for awhile, mostly because I’m nosy and enjoy peeking (and, okay, judging) where others spend their hard earned dollars. Honestly, the comments offer some of the best reads. […]

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Managing Your Credit in Your 30’s + Why It’s Different Than Your 20’s

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In partnership with TransUnion. The opinions and text are all mine In many ways, I feel my life shifted dramatically when I turned 30. I have more self-confidence, I care less about what others think, and I’m making more concerted efforts to take better care of myself mentally, financially, and emotionally. Even though getting older can be a […]

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The 6 Biggest Credit Score Mistakes (+ How You’re Making Them)

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  *this post is sponsored by CreditRepair.com. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible.    Honesty time: Even though I have my financial act together now, I’ve massively struggled with credit for most of my adult life and made a ton of credit score mistakes along the way. Even through all those […]

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The 50-30-20 Budget Method Defined

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If you’re new to budgeting or just hate the hassle of tracking every single expense, there’s a budget method perfect for you! The 50-30-20 budget method is simple and lightweight enough for you to manage your money in a way that ensures your essentials and entertainment expenses have sustainable funding opportunities. Because I write and interview […]

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