saving money

Don’t Buy Another Thing Without One of These Cashback Sites

June 4, 2017

If you ever shop online, you must be using one cashback sites to save money on every purchase. All of these websites are free to join and free to use. These cashback sites have relationships with retailers that lets them share a percentage of the sale with you, the shopper. For even more savings, combine these cashback site with sales and other coupons. eBates eBates is my go-to cashback website, which is why it’s first in the list. They often do…

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How to Start AliExpress Dropshipping with Shopify and Oberlo

June 4, 2017

Having a side hustle is a great way to diversify your income. I’ve been dabbling in dropshipping as a side hustle lately and really love it. When I opened my first shop, I was so eager just to get started that I missed a lot of crucial steps. Taking a slower approach, like I recommend in this post, would have saved me both time and money. There’s been a lot to learn since opening my first Shopify store, but it’s been a…

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This is How Long it Would Take to Buy a Home in Avocado Toast

June 1, 2017

By now, you’ve read about the guy who thinks millennials can’t afford homes because we’re wasting our money on avocado toasts. The interview went viral precisely because us millennials know that there are bigger problems keeping us in rentals. Like, say, the cost of housing rising faster than salaries. Or crippling student debt. I’m a millennial living in a dual-income household. I rarely treat myself to even a cappuccino, let alone a smashed avo on toast. Without a gifted down…

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9 Reasons Why You Have No Money Left to Save

May 28, 2017

There have been some alarming stats floating around suggesting that the majority of American have absolutely no savings. If an unexpected expense came up, they would not have the means to weather the financial storm, potentially sending them into debt. Emergency funds and down payments sound daunting, but they’re totally achievable if you break your goal down and commit. If you keep telling yourself, “I’ll start saving next month,” or “I just don’t have enough money to save,” these 9 sneaky habits might be…

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How to Save Money on Your Wedding

May 11, 2017

It’s no secret: Wedding cost a ton of money. From the venue to the catering and the dress, weddings are an estimated $50 billion industry in the US alone. Your new life as a married couple doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, and it doesn’t have to suck either. When I look back on the weddings I’ve attended, the ones I most enjoyed were the lowest maintenance. They focused on the people, the marriage, and often the…

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