Unexpected Costs You Should Be Saving For

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When I was little, I became obsessed with reaching financial independence. What do I mean by this? Financial independence occurs when you generate enough passive income that you don’t need to generate new income. You’re free from the necessity to work. What’s the Math behind Financial Independence? Well, this post explains some of the complications … Read more

20 Cheap (and Healthy!) Grocery Items to Stretch Your Budget

20 Cheap (and Healthy!) Grocery Items to Stretch Your Budget, grocery shopping, food shopping, food budget

Saving money on groceries interests me quite a lot! Probably because it’s something we all must do. On a weekly basis, we must decide how to spend our money in order to feed on of our most basic needs: hunger. You may instinctively think ‘groceries… not a lot of money to be saved there. Buy … Read more

Is Finding a Place to Live via Craigslist a Good Idea?

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For this article, I’m writing about finding a room to rent via Craigslist. I’ve found living accommodations via Craigslist a few times in my life. For this post, I’ll go through the process of how to find a room and any mishaps that may happen to you along the way.   Why Use Craigslist? The … Read more

Is Amazon Prime Worth the Cost?

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There are currently about 25 million people signed up for an Amazon Prime membership. Anything with that large of a following needs to be explored. Amazon Prime is is a service Amazon.com offers that allows you to get free* two-day shipping. * The main draw is that it costs nearly $100 each year, even if … Read more

10 Ways to Slash Your Energy Bill

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It’s early February. Your energy bill is probably at its annual high. Do you want to get it back to its Spring/Fall cost? These 10 tips will help make a massive dent in your enery bill. All of the following tips are easy to implement. Some just take a little consistent willpower. Once they become a habit, … Read more