Browsing Category

saving money

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…

Continue Reading

saving money

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…

Continue Reading

saving money

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…

Continue Reading

saving money

How ClassPass Can Help You Save Money on Fitness Classes

April 15, 2017

Exercise is one of those line items that is easy to eliminate, and is often one of the first to go. It’s estimated that over 65% of gym memberships go unused. That’s a lot of people throwing money away every month, and trust me, I’ve been one of them. It’s one thing to buy access to a gym, and another to actually drag yourself there consistently. What can be seem like a great deal usually ends up to be wasted cash.  At…

Continue Reading

saving money

[Recipes] 7 Cheap Meals to Add to Your Meal Plan

April 1, 2017

Planning my meals a week in advance is a huge part of what keeps me on budget week after week. There are lots of websites where you can find extreme budget meals, but they’re not for me. Whenever I’ve tried a one-bag-freeze-and-slow-cook meal, I’ve ended up tossing an entire batch of dinner straight into the trash. I like variety in my food and frankly my freezer is far to small to fit a month (or even a week) of freezer meals. Most of…

Continue Reading