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How To Convince Your Cable Company To Lower Your Monthly Bill

Cable is on the chopping block of every frugal budgeter out there. But for a lot of us, the enjoyment we get from cable is worth the cost. However, that doesn’t mean we should pay more than necessary. Your cable bill is often up for negotiation…you just need to know what to say.

How to outsource your life; why we hired house cleaners and ways you can be more productive by hiring people to help you.

It’s Crazy, But We Hired Housecleaners; When Is It Time To Start Outsourcing Your Life?

Successful people know when to delegate. Hiring housecleaners and landscapers may not make sense in your 20s, but there are other ways outsourcing your life can help you produce more, earn more, and reclaim your free time.

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A Policy With Bark: Should You Purchase Pet Insurance?

Pet insurance pays veterinary bills (after a deductible) for unexpected illnesses or accidents. If you’re on a budget, having pet insurance offers peace of mind that you won’t one day be faced with the decision to pay thousands to save your pet’s life.

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LOYAL3 Review: An Easy, Inexpensive Way To Begin Investing

LOYAL3 is a different kind of stock broker that takes the intimidation out of investing. Investors can buy fractional shares of popular stocks for as little as $10 with no fees or commissions.

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The Annual Cost Of Pet Ownership: Can You Afford A Furry Friend?

The first-year cost of pet ownership exceeds $1,000, according to the ASPCA. Learn what pet expenses to expect before bringing a dog or cat into the family.

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How To Get Divorced For $450 Or Less

Getting divorced is hard on your finances, but if you haven’t been married long and the split is (relatively) amiable, you don’t have to spend thousands at an attorney’s office to get a legal divorce. Here, how to get divorced cheap.

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10 Things About Money 30-somethings Wish We Knew In Our 20s

You don’t have to be that much older to realize you were recently young and foolish, especially when it comes to money.

Blue Apron Vs Plated: A review of food subscription services.

Blue Apron vs. Plated vs. Hello Fresh: Which Subscription Food Service Is Worth The Cost?

Subscription food companies will deliver boxes of fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and restaurant-quality recipes to your doorstep. Are they worth the money?

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Funny Money: Scarily Cheap Halloween Costume Ideas

You know what’s scary? Spending money on a Halloween costume. Make the most of what’s in your closet with these cheap halloween costume ideas.

The smartest way to repay student loans: Learn about deferment, consolidation, refinancing and more.

What’s The Smartest Way To Repay Your Student Loans?

The smartest way to repay student loans depends on your income and expenses both now and in the future. In some cases you’ll want to defer or reduce payments to increase cash flow while money is tight. Here, we look at all the options for paying off student loans — from deferment to consolidation, and more.

The best time to start investing in real estate is in your 20s.

Why You Should Consider Real Estate Investing In Your Twenties

If there were just one rule of successful investing it would be “start as young as you can.” Although we frequently hear this advice as it pertains to the stock market, there are a lot of reasons to consider real estate investing in your twenties, too.

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Funny Money: Do Not Save Cash In These Sneaky Ways

Sometimes saving money can cause an ethical dilemma. Here are five tricks you should definitely NOT use to save money.

Quitting your job to pursue a dream is exciting; but make sure you're prepared financially first.

How To Financially Prepare To Quit Your Job

Quitting your job to pursue a business, become a full-time parent, or simply take a break is the most exciting risk you’ll ever take. Just be sure your finances are prepared.

How to improve your credit, step by step.

How To Improve Your Credit Score, Step By Step

You know you need to improve your credit score, but you’re finding a lot of conflicting advice. What I learned from dozens of different experts about how to improve your credit score in a few easy-to-follow steps.

Save money on medical costs by staying healthy and finding low-cost options whenever possible.

Getting Sick Is Bad For Your Wallet; 5 Easy Ways To Stay Healthy And Minimize Health Care Costs At The Same Time

Medical bills are the leading cause of bankruptcy. Although you can’t always avoid a debilitating illness, being smart about your health how you pay for health care can save you thousands.

You know you don't need a new phone, so why are you going to buy one anyway?

You Know You Don’t Need A New Phone; So Why Are You Buying One Anyway?

The iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5 are amazing gadgets, and the urge to upgrade takes over. Sometimes, knowing you don’t NEED it isn’t enough. Before you buy, ask yourself these questions instead. They may make you much happier with your decision to hang onto that old phone a little longer.

I use Betterment to save for short-term savings goals of between 1 and 5 years.

How I Save For Short-Term Goals

Saving for goals like a new car, a down payment on a home or your wedding is different than investing for retirement. Here’s how I invest for goals that are between one and five years out.