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How to Shop Smart for Groceries

Groceries

Grocery shopping is something that we all do, but how many of us truly enjoy it or are “smart” at doing it. Sure, we can drive to the grocery store and pick some food off the shelves for us and our families to eat, but what kind of deal are we getting? As we started our family and lived much ... Read More »

4 Easily Overlooked Ways to Cut College Costs

cut college costs

With the ever-growing amount of student loan debt that young people are struggling with these days, it’s vital for soon-to-be college students to figure out ways to cut college costs. We all know that discovering the availability of student loans, grants, and college education funds are crucial to a financially stable college journey. Here are four different ways to cut ... Read More »

5 Hidden Benefits of Credit Cards

Credit Card

Credit cards can be a valuable financial tool – when they’re used properly. As long as you don’t abuse the credit line that you have been extended, and make sure you use your card in a responsible fashion, you can enjoy many benefits that credit cards have to offer. By simply only buying things you can afford to purchase, and ... Read More »

Why You Should Set Goals For Your Side Income

side income

There are many reasons to start a side hustle. I began a new side hustle in July 2014: freelance writing online. Some of the reasons why I decided to try my hand at making money online included using writing as a way to express myself, using writing to help and motivate others to get their finances in order, and using writing ... Read More »

How to Ask For a Raise: A Step by Step Guide

ask for a raise

Do you think that you deserve a raise, but it has been a while since your current hourly wage has made a move? How should you approach this with your boss? These were always questions I asked when I was still working for “The Man” and know I’m definitely not alone when it comes to figuring out how and when ... Read More »