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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...

Snapchat Spectacles Review — Silly Splurge or YouTube Tech Tool? 3

As someone in their 30s, I only kind of, sort of understand Snapchat. Sure I can navigate the basic features but the whole culture surrounding the app still eludes me. Despite that, I recently purchased a pair of Snap's wearable camera glasses called Spectacles. Why? Well, there are several reasons...

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...

Personal Finance Blog Income Report Roundup: June 2018 7

If you spend nearly as much time as I do exploring personal finance websites, chances are you've come across income reports that several bloggers share as a way to educate and motivate their audience. I've always found these reports to be fascinating but had put off writing my own for...

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...