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A Fight to the Finish! The Investing Throwdown

It’s time for an old fashioned throw down! I am competing with about 15 other bloggers in a challenge to grow $1000 in one year. What’s my secret? And how do I plan to win this challenge? Check out this video for details. What do you think of my approach? Would you have tried something […]

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How to Be Smart, Savvy, And On A Budget

In today’s economy it has become increasingly hard to live like you did 15 years ago. With rising prices on food, gas, clothes, etc., you will find that a lot of people are living check to check and in debt. Shopping excursions, vacations, and extracurricular activities are becoming a thing of the past. Most people […]

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8 Ways Retailers Fool You Into Spending Money

Pranksters everywhere have their calendars marked for April 1st. It’s the one day each year when their shenanigans are not just tolerated, but actually encouraged. While tricksters may be reserving their arsenal of hijinks for April Fools’ Day, your favorite retailers are fooling you year-round. As it turns out, there are a number of subtle, […]


How I Plan to Save $677.08 Dollars a Year on Cell Service for my iPhone 4S

I’ve been bleeding fifty six dollars and forty five cents for the last 5 months. And I had no idea until I decided to cancel my cell phone service with Verizon Wireless and cut my cell phone bill in half, actually more than half. With the switch I am saving $56.45 each month. As a […]

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Working Part Time in College: Four Common University Jobs

You can only cut your budget so far before you will kill yourself. So if you are a college student living on a budget, you will want to look at areas where you can earn more money. Fortunately, there are many common university jobs for students working part time in college Note Taker The notes […]

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How I Plan to Pay off $65,000 of Student Loan Debt

After I announced on Facebook that I plan to pay off my 65,000 dollar balance of student loan debt in less than three years, I was asked how I plan to do it. In this video I will give you my 3 step plan to pay off the entire balance. And it doesn’t involve selling […]


Rent and Save Money on College Textbooks

Updated for 2013 One of the largest expenses for college students is textbooks. The average cost of a college textbook varies depending on the subject you are studying. I remember when I was taking my business classes in college, each text book was over 100 dollars and some even went up as high as one […]