Our list of 15 different tactics that you can use to save an extra $500 or more each month and boost your savings.
The following is guest post from Brian. I’m a nerd for personal finance. Since around the age of 13, I’ve been invested in the stock market. I get excited when a new blog post shows up on The College Investor. And I have more fun receiving a paycheck and distributing the money strategically. When I […]
The fact is, you can’t always save. But at the same time, there are times when you can save a lot! Instead of focusing on budgeting and doing a little each month, focus instead on dominating when you can, and not fretting when you can’t. I’m calling this burst savings. If you’re not totally following along, […]
Lacking self-discipline? You need to trick yourself into saving money. Here are three great strategies to do just that.
Habits are the regular tendencies we have that are hard to break. They are the things we do over and over without even thinking about. Our habits shape our lives – both for the good and the bad. No matter what area of your life you’re trying to improve there needs to be a sharp […]
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The cost of college has steadily increased in recent years – right along with the need for higher education in the workforce. You may have already heard that people with a college degree earn $1 million more in their lifetime compared to high school graduates. Ironically, the cost of college is the top reason people […]
Saving money while on vacation is a goal for most people as they prepare to travel. If you are planning to travel to San Francisco, you are probably aware that your trip could potentially be expensive, and you may wonder how to save money while you are there. Helping people save money on their vacations […]
Are you wasting money without realizing it? We all do it at one point or another. It’s not until that light bulb moment goes off that you realize exactly what’ve you done. Sometimes you waste money by not paying enough attention and at other times you actually think you’re saving. I’ve been there. Done that. […]
My financial goals change at least once a year. While that might seem like a lot, it’s not necessarily a bad thing. I’m in a different spot now than I was a year ago and it would be silly for me to keep saving money for something that no longer appeals to me. Since I […]
In the last year traditional financial advisors have started to be replaced by technology at a more rapid pace. At first this can seem like a scary thought – computers having the ability to give financial advice? Then when you give one of these new platforms a try you’re more than pleasantly surprised. Financial advising […]
I really like to save money, but who doesn’t? What I don’t like however, is money saving tactics (like extreme couponing) that require a ton of effort only to save a few bucks. I prefer to put in a little legwork to reap the savings long term. If you’re looking for some easy ways to […]
As another semester ends, another wave of college graduates descends upon the “real world,” complete with scarce jobs and student debt. Last week we talked about money-saving tips for college students, but now let’s focus on the grads. You can make it through these penny-pinching times and live comfortably with a little readjustment to the […]
I just finished my taxes. I need to have an accountant look at them, but I’ll be getting a rather large tax refund. If my math is right (and only my accountant can let me know if it is) then my refund will be nearly $8,000. The first thing I did was talk to my […]