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Affordable Wedding Ring Alternatives

One of the most fun aspects of getting married is picking out wedding rings as a couple. However, the hefty price tag with both wedding and engagement rings can put a damper on an exciting time.  Don’t fret – luckily, there are many great affordable wedding ring alternatives available. Let’s talk about fun and frugal…

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How to Make Cash App Card Designs

Cash App offers fun and unique card designs for its users, which they can design themselves in as little as five minutes. Creating Cash App card designs is easy and allows you to express your personality every time you use your card for purchases. What do the Cash App cards look like? The Cash App…

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How old do you have to be to get a debit card?

We can all agree that one of the best lessons you can teach your child is how to handle money. While talking together and reading about it are both a great start, kids need to have a hands-on approach, especially before entering the real world. While handing them cash for chores is excellent, they don’t…

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Arcadia Power Review: 2022 Guide to Clean Energy

I started using Arcadia Power over a year ago, and wanted to share my Arcadia review on how it’s working out – if I’ve been saving money, if I’m really making an impact on the environment, and if it’s worth signing up for their services. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, by…

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YNAB vs Mint 2022: Which Budgeting App Wins?

For those on a budget, investing in a budgeting software program can be quite helpful because it not only helps you develop your budget, but it can also help you actually stick to it as well, which to be honest, is the real battle when it comes to budgeting.  Another great thing about using a…

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Best Paid Focus Groups in 2022: Make $150+/hour

Participating in paid focus groups is a great way to earn some extra cash to supplement your income. If you are interested in dipping your toe in the waters of focus groups, but aren’t sure where to start, keep reading because I’m going to cover it all! What is a Focus Group? First things first,…

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Trim Review 2022: Easily Lower Bills with this App

I like to think that I’m pretty savvy when it comes to saving money. I feel like I’ve learned all the tricks to cut costs and find extra dollars in my budget. Boy, was I wrong. By signing up for Trim, and spending about 5 minutes to sync our accounts and submit our internet provider,…

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Truebill Review 2022: Is it Legit?

If you read my review of Trim, then you know I’m a huge fan of bill negotiation services. So, I thought I’d look into another similar platform called Truebill. So, here is my Truebill review! What is Truebill? According to their website, Truebill is an automated financial assistant that gives you back control of your…

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How to Start Living Below Your Means in 2022

If you’ve wandered around any personal finance site or listened to a money guru for very long, you’ll hear the importance of living below your means mentioned often. We’ve all heard the term thrown around, sure, but do you know if you’re genuinely living below your means? In this post, I’ll cover what it means…