Is It Cheaper to Lease or Buy Your Next Car?

Is It Cheaper to Lease or Buy Your Next Car?

I bought my first car for $500 from my friend’s brother. It shouldn’t have been a good idea. The interior panels were all hanging off, the wheels made a weird rattling sound and the engine used to whistle when you revved it too hard. But that car kept going and going...
Get Paid to Shop Online: Ebates Review

Get Paid to Shop Online: Ebates Review

Ebates offers cash back every time you shop at popular online stores like Walmart, Amazon, Ulta, Lowes, Groupon, and Best Buy. Earn anywhere from 1-20%+ on purchases you make every day. Brands pay Ebates to send them customers, and Ebates splits what they earn with...
Tips for Apartment Hunting on a Budget

Tips for Apartment Hunting on a Budget

Having an apartment budget is a must if you’re thinking of renting. It’s all too easy to fall in love with the perfect place, and rush into signing a lease. Only to find out a couple of months down the track that you’re struggling to stay on top of rent, bills and...
101 Unique Ways to Save Money from 101 Different People

101 Unique Ways to Save Money from 101 Different People

Americans used to save a lot more. “The bottom 90 percent of households saved 10 percent of their income in the first Reagan administration.” But, in 2016, according to a Federal Reserve study, almost half of Americans (46%) could not cover a $400 unexpected expense...
Everything You Need to Know About Emergency Funds

Everything You Need to Know About Emergency Funds

We’ve all had emergencies. From car wrecks to sudden job layoff. And when an emergency hits, it can feel as if everything in your life is going wrong. Emergencies are stressful – and struggling to pay for them enhances the problem. By setting up an emergency fund...
How to Avoid the Most Common Car-Shopping Traps

How to Avoid the Most Common Car-Shopping Traps

Shopping for a new car is a heady feeling. If you are like most people, you’re going to get caught up in the emotion of the process, forgetting your head for your heart. If you’ve researched car buying at all, you’ve read all about car-buying traps;...