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Category: Saving Money

Purchasing a Vehicle: Buying New vs. Leasing. vs. Buying Used

Last year, for the first time since I was 20 years old, I purchased a new car. Well, more accurately, my wife and I bought a new to us car. Prior to landing on this decision, we considered different routes for replacing our aging sedan — including buying a truly new...

Save Money on Bank Fees with These Online-Only Banks

It’s no secret that many Americans have a complicated relationship with banks. In many ways, they may just seem like a necessary evil people put up with for convenience sake. As a result, consumers tend to grin and bare it with the various fees they’re charged on a monthly basis....

Meal Delivery Services: Pros, Cons, and Comparisons

Sometimes a simple idea can really take off, leading others to put their own twist on it and flood the market. That's pretty much exactly what's happened with meal delivery services — also known as meal kit subscriptions. These plans allow you to select from a list of recipe options...

Frugal Valentine's Day Date Ideas to Save You Both Money

Ultimately what's important is making time to spend with your loved one and showing them how much you appreciate them. That said checkout these fun Valentine's Day ideas that won't break your wallet.

19 Practical Ways You Can Save Money in 2019

Amazingly, 2019 is nearly upon us. As you scramble to finish your holiday shopping and eventually stop to ponder your New Year's Resolutions, there's a good chance money will be on your mind a lot over the next few weeks. Moreover, you may be wondering how you can save money...

Tighten Your Budget: 5 Achievable Ways to Save More and Spend Less

Contrary to popular belief, a budget isn't really something you can just (to borrow a phrase from Mr. Popeil) set and forget. The truth is that, from time to time, it's worth reviewing your budget in its current form to see where you can make adjustments. More than just saving extra...