Here are 20 things we do everyday that waste money.
How much money are you spending eating out?
Whether it’s due to a government shutdown, natural disaster, or illness, how long can you go without pay?
Contrary to popular belief, the culinary impaired don’t need to resort to the drive-thru, vending machine, or boxed/frozen/prepackaged meals
Think how often we say “I’ll do it later.” If there’s something that can be done in one minute or less, do it right away.
When it comes to my approach to personal finance, I apply what I know about motivation, behavior change, and SMARTER goals.
Being sick is expensive! Here are 10 healthy changes you can make that will also save you money.
I was shocked to see that I blew my food budget over the past few months. See how my 2018 expenses compared to the previous two years.
Thinking about small changes that can save you a lot of money over time? Consider how much recurring purchases like coffee are costing you.
As this is a milestone year for me, I am sharing my successes and failures. Here are the goals I had for 2018, and new goals for this year.
A summary of the 5 most popular articles from The Debt Shrink, and a peek at my personal and professional plans for the next year.
Here are 6 reads from around the web this month that inspired me, including She Picks Up Pennies, Zach’s post on GRS, RB40, Costa Rica Fire
Food waste in the US is between 30% – 40%, or about a pound of food per person a day! Here are simple food storage hacks to reduce waste.
I don’t like how holidays have been replaced with expectations of shopping. Here are 5 inspiring reads to remind us what’s truly important.
Here’s why Santa is not a part of Christmas for my children.
Eating out is expensive! Here are 3 of my favorite restaurant dishes that can be re-created at home for a fraction of the price.
Many people experience depression during the holidays. Here’s how I actively managed my feelings of loneliness during the holiday season.
How did it ever become okay to use something once then, throw it away? The answer: great marketing because it makes companies money.
The best gifts I’ve received are those that cannot be purchased in any store. Here are some ideas for gifts you can make at home.
Considering the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program? Know that only 0.003% of applicants had their loans forgiven. Here’s why
After years of preparing for a career while living off student loans, it’s time to start adulting. Here are 3 things to know about money
Money should never be a barrier to receiving mental health services. There are a number of free or affordable resources. Here are a few.
Before recycling/discarding an old item or purchasing a new item, use your problem-solving skills and find a creative way to upcycle!
Are you one of the thousands of people going into debt to spend money on unwanted gifts? Here are some suggestions inspired by minimalists.
No judgement please! Some may call me extreme in my saving habits. But the reality is that I live within my means and my values.
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