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How to Find the Best Starbucks Locations on the Las Vegas Strip

I don't know how I never noticed it before, but Las Vegas is expensive! While part of me still associates the Strip with $9.99 prime rib specials and free self-parking, it seems those days are gone. Instead, I've found myself amazed at how much my week-long stay here in Vegas...

I Bought a Mattress in a Box — How's It Working Out for Me? 2

I've known for a very long time that my wife and I were due for a new mattress. We nearly purchased one when we got married in 2013 as the one I had was inherited from a condo my dad purchased circa 2007 — and who knows how long it...

Get Away in 2019: Planning and Budgeting for Your Next Trip 5

Sure the year may have just started, but you deserve a vacation. Thankfully, with some planning, budgeting, and a few tricks along the way, your dream trip is within your reach. So where will your travels take you in 2019?

Save Extra Cash by Stacking Offers from Multiple Apps 3

When I first started writing about personal finance a couple of years back, I never would have expected to be reviewing so many money-saving apps and tools — or that so many would even exist. Well, as it turns out, there are now dozens of helpful services that can help...

Personal Finance Blog Income Report Roundup: 2018 Lessons and 2019 Plans 4

For the past four months now, I've been gathering a few of the income reports that various personal finance bloggers release for what I've so cleverly called my Personal Finance Blog Income Report Roundup. However, with 2018 coming to a close, I thought I do something a little bit different this...

My All-Profit Casino Adventures (Or How I Made $25 Without Technically Gambling)

Here's something strange about me: while I rarely gamble, don't drink, and hate cigarette smoke, I love Las Vegas. Maybe it's the theme park fan in me that finds wandering through casinos fascinating but, whatever it is, I've always enjoyed Sin City and even got married there. Truth be told,...