Do you need to save money, but don’t want to drastically change your lifestyle? Being frugal doesn’t have to be painful … it can actually be fun if you do it right. Ditch cable, go to the thrift store, and clip coupons, and you won’t even notice a difference.
People tend to say and repeat the quote “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” as if it’s something wise and profound. These are people who have never been to Denny’s on their birthday, where there is also a free breakfast and dinner. I’m not sure what world those anti-free lunchers live in, but […]
Marketing wizards spend their days conjuring up hypnotic spells meant to part you with your money. These spells, which are cast via marketing pitches, trick you into thinking you’re getting something extra for your money by taking advantage of a special offer. Cheap sons of pitches like me, who are constantly seeking deals, are particularly […]
It’s perhaps the biggest financial quandary facing every young saver: Personal finance advice –- including our own — implores you to save as much for retirement as possible. But the younger you are, the more likely you have other important goals ahead: Repaying student loans, buying a home, getting married, taking time for extended travel, […]
Q: I just started my first full-time job (this Monday!) and found your blog doing a search trying to make sense of my 401(k) options. I have been so inspired reading all over your blog since then and learning more about investing and saving for retirement. I have a specific question about one of my […]
As we know more and more about the benefits of fresh, healthy meals, it’s no wonder that everyone wants to eat healthier these days. And of course, we want to do it without breaking the bank. Big food chains make it easy to enjoy a double, extra-loaded and extra-unhealthy burger and fries for less than a five-spot. While some […]