Reasons for Using Airbnb Instead of Getting a Hotel

By now I’m sure you’ve heard of Airbnb. It’s basically a way any ordinary person can rent out rooms in their home for extra money. The hosts earn extra income. You save on the price of a hotel. But wait. You actually get more than just some monetary savings. There are many other reasons to … Read more

How to Get the Most out of College

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The national average student loan debt upon graduation is $30,000. This is according to U.S. News & World Report. With all that money on the line, you may as well make the most of it. This post explains the many ways to get the most out of college. Let’s get started! Go to Class I … Read more

San Francisco Demographics and Their Impact on Insurance

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We found this interested infographic that we wanted to share with you today about how demographics of a city can impact the price of insurance. Enjoy! James HendricksonJames Hendrickson is an internet entrepreneur, blogging junky, hunter and personal finance geek.  When he’s not lurking in coffee shops in Portland, Oregon, you’ll find him in the … Read more

Saving Money on a Road Trip

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The best way to save money on a road trip is to map out a plan. Since you’re reading this, you’re obviously doing just that. Congratulations on getting organized. The following post gives the many ways you can save big money on your  next adventure. Some of the ways are small but on a multi-day … Read more

Day-to-Day Expenses to Avoid

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Most financial gurus speak about the ‘latte effect’. The late effect describes the money spent by drinking coffee each day. It gets expensive – especially if it’s fancy coffee like Starbucks. This post goes beyond the 7am coffee run. In this post, I’ll talk about the many day-to-day money wasters which tempt us. I’ll call … Read more