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Buy One, Get One Chipotle is Just a Beat Away

Whenever you mention Chipotle to someone, you're likely to get one of two distinct reactions: "ooooo" or "ewww." In many cases, that latter reaction is the result of a rough patch the burrito chain went through involving an E. coli outbreak along with some other food safety issues. Ever since...

Announcing "Write, Print, Publish, Promote: The Complete Guide to Writing and Publishing a Book"

It seems that, every few weeks or so, I get a message from a friend, a friend of a friend, or a friend of a friend of a friend asking me how I went about writing and publishing my own book. While I'm always happy to discuss my experience and...

One Simple Habit That Could Help Your Credit Score

As simple as it may seem, the practice of making multiple monthly payments to keep your credit card balance low is surprisingly effective for helping your credit score. While you may not see a huge boost, it will at least prevent you from getting dinged by a rising credit utilization. In the end, getting into this easy habit will allow you to earn rewards, avoid interest fees, and keep your credit score as pristine as it can be.

Frugal Fun with Friends: Turning TV into a Social Event

Having a great time doesn't have to cost you a fortune. Turning television watching into an interactive social event is a perfect example. So, instead of spending a small fortune to take on the town, I prefer to place my (non-monetary) bets, head to a friend's house, and turn on HBO for a surprisingly entertaining night in.

A Step by Step Guide to Publishing Your Book

At one point or another, many of us have dreamed about becoming a published author. There are many reasons why people want to publish their works, ranging from the desire to relate to an audience, share their knowledge and skills with others, or perhaps even make a little bit of...

The Ultimate Road Trip: A Helpful Guide to Saving Money on the Open Road

Road trips are a quintessential American pastime that, in my estimation, have only gotten better in recent years. With more fuel-efficient vehicles, apps that lead you to the best gas stations, and (of course) the Internet allowing us to find cool things to do pretty much anywhere in the country, hitting the road can not only save you significant coin compared to flying but also offer an abundance of fun along the way.