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With Summer Ending, Leave a Buffer in Your Budget

Summer may not be over just yet but, thankfully, the end is now in sight. For many areas, this year was a scorcher, with multiple rounds of sustained heat waves testing your endurance and your air conditioner. Speaking of A/C, with the constant need to pump cool air in your...

I've Been Wasting Money on Toothpaste — Have You?

Ever since I was placed in the "gifted" class in elementary school, I've liked to pretend that I was at least a bit smarter than the average bear. And yet, every few years, something occurs that smashes my premise and shows me how dumb I really am — like when...

One (Ridiculous) Way We Save Money on Road Trips

It seems like just last week my wife and I were driving across the country for a week in Delaware. Oh wait, that was last week. Following a brief few days home, this morning finds us in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee after a 10+ hour drive. While the...

Cheap Eats Alert: National Chicken Wing Day Deals

It seems like nearly every day of the year has suddenly become a "holiday" to celebrate a certain activity, object, or food. While the overall idea may be laughable to some, the silver lining to this silliness is that it 0ften results in some great deals. The latest example of...

Getting Paid to Walk? That's What the App Sweatcoin Proposes

When my wife and I left Glendale, California, one of our biggest regrets was leaving behind what WalkScore.com rated a "walker's paradise." We'd regularly walk to tons of restaurants, a movie theatre, a grocery store, and not one but two malls. Although we don't have quite as many notable destinations...

Robinhood Crypto Now Lets You Trade Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

Earlier this year, the fee-free stock trading app Robinhood announced it was getting into the world of cryptocurrency. Robinhood Crypto started rolling out to users in certain states with the ability to buy and sell both Bitcoin and Ethereum while also being able to monitor the price of other coins...