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This Oddly-Named Site Could Save You Big Money on Amazon 3

For many consumers, Amazon is nothing short of a godsend. With just about everything you could ever need being sold along with lightning quick shipping available in most cases, and typically great prices, it's really no wonder that the online shopping destination has grown into the behemoth its become. However,...

Countdown to #FinCon18: What I'm Most Excited About at This Year's Expo 2

Just a few weeks ago, I wrote my first Countdown to #FinCon18 piece talking about how I was preparing for this year's expo, which at the time was six weeks away. Now we're less than a month out from the big day and I'm starting to get excited — like, really...

How an Expired Credit Card Can Wreak Havoc on Your Holiday

Let me be completely transparent for a moment here — coming up with a quick tip to share on a weekly basis isn't always easy. There have been more than a handful of Fridays where I find myself pacing my apartment trying to decide what little nugget of knowledge I...

Tighten Your Budget: 5 Achievable Ways to Save More and Spend Less 3

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...

With Summer Ending, Leave a Buffer in Your Budget 3

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...

Countdown to #FinCon18: 7 Ways I'm Preparing for This Year's Event 3

It's happening — in just six weeks, I'll be attending my first ever FinCon expo! Held in sunny Orlando, Florida this time around, the event will take place September 26th through the 29th, with passes still available. With so many of the personal finance bloggers I read and look up...