Fortnite In-Game Purchases Even Though It’s Free? Why?

By |May 11th, 2021|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , |

  Public domain image courtesy Unsplash. I used to be a stoner. And when I say "stoner," I mean a Cheech and Chong, Redman and Method Man, or Seth Rogen-level stoner.  I haven't smoked marijuana since 2017. (For a bit of context, I smoked like every day for a decade before that.) That sentence was one of the

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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