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8 Tips to Maximize Your Money

You work hard for your money. We know you work hard for your money. So we’re sharing 8 simple tips to maximize your money. Our tips will help you stay within your budget as well as to make the most of your budget.

1. Buying tickets and gift certificates at Costco

Costco has gift certificates for spas, restaurants, activities, wineries etc. They also sell movie tickets and tickets to amusement parks. Selection will vary based … Read the rest

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Living Together

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Living Together

It is a huge decision to live with a significant other. It can be a wonderful experience as the next step in your relationship. Or it could highlight the differences in your personalities and lifestyles. You can learn so much from living with your significant other. People have different opinions on cohabiting prior to marriage. But I am a firm believer in the value of living together first. I can understand why people choose to … Read the rest

Why You Should Start Saving for Retirement ASAP

Why You Should Start Saving for Retirement ASAP

We know.  We know you know that you should start saving for retirement ASAP. Your parents tell you, your financial advisor tells you, the random guy on the subway tells you. You are well aware that you need to start saving for retirement. You don’t need us to tell you. You’ve heard it often enough. But you need to hear it again: you need to start saving for retirement ASAP.

Why, you ask?

There are … Read the rest

4 Lessons from Having Debt

4 Lessons From Having Debt

It’s hard to believe there are any benefits to having debt. Nowadays, most people will have some kind of debt from credit cards, overdraft payments, student loan payments, mortgage, etc. No one likes to be in debt, but I think there can be value to it. Below are 4 lessons I have learned from having debt:

Debt lesson #1: It taught me to take responsibility for my finances.

It can cause major stress to have … Read the rest

Two Financial Apps: A Comparison

Two Finance Tracking Apps: a Comparsion

So about 3 1/2 years ago, I was trying to find a convenient method to track all of my expenses while I was living alone. I was struggling to remember where my money was going. So I found the tracking app Spendee and decided to try it out. I love the convenience of a tracking app as it allows me to add my expenses while I’m on the go. Rachel uses a tracking app as … Read the rest