Is Travel Insurance Really Worth It?

By |August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

When you’re traveling on a tight budget, you’re always looking for new ways to cut costs. Travel insurance might be next on the chopping block. But should it be? If you’re wondering if travel insurance is worth the expense, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s look over what travel insurance gets you and why every traveller needs it. What

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4 Tips to Help You Save as a Broke College Student

By |July 31st, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

You can find a lot of content about saving for college. But what about saving in college? College is the next level; the next chapter; the next stage in your journey into adulthood. While all of the movies about college have made it seem like a four-year-long party, college can be pretty stressful. Between classes, projects, midterms, papers, and everything else that is synonymous with a higher education, many students have to worry about finances as well.

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Don’t Let Honey Boo Boo’s Mom Show You Up

By |January 10th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

We are just over a week into 2013 and tomorrow might be your first paycheck of the new year. If you didn't get a raise then it might be smaller than you are used to because taxes have gone up. That's what happens when you live in a country that believes the government should continue to grow and it should

Saving Money Takes Motivation

By |October 15th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

I've been writing about personal finance for over two years now. I've been running numbers, finding out the smartest ways to pay down debt. On multiple occasions I've identified places where I spend too much money (like on eating out). And in many instances I've recognized a problem and done nothing about it. Why worry about spending too much money

How I Saved $1.53

By |August 28th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

I was at the grocery store and instead of buying my usual brand of sandwich bread, I bought a different kind that was a little bit cheaper. Savings: $1.53. Booyah! Then as I passed by the candy aisle, I saw some Milk Duds. Mmmmmmmmmmm. I thought, "I just saved $1.53 on bread... I should treat myself to some delicious chocolate-caramel

Is Location Important for Saving Money?

By |April 18th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Where you live plays a big role in how easy or difficult it is to save money. Taxes, real estate prices, employment opportunities are just a few of the things that can be different by location and impact your savings. I live in Dallas, Texas which makes saving pretty darn easy for me. Here's why: No State Income Tax I