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YNAB vs Mint 2021: 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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What Is Liquid Net Worth & How to Calculate Yours

Chances are, you’ve probably heard the term “liquid net worth” thrown around a time or two in the personal finance realm. But, what exactly is liquid net worth? And, why is it an important thing to know? Liquid Net Worth Defined Liquid net worth is basically the amount of money you’ve got in cash or…

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Arcadia Power Review: 2021 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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60+ Frugal Living Tips from the Great Depression

Using frugal living tips from the Great Depression era is a great way to teach yourself how to live frugally on less and save more. The Great Depression was a time of vast struggle, pain, and hard times for many people due to a lack of jobs, money, and resources. However, one small good thing…

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40+ Financial Freedom Quotes to Inspire

If you’re pursuing true financial independence, it’s essential to find ways to keep yourself inspired to stay on task. Reading financial freedom quotes is a great way to keep your head in the game and focused on a good financial plan. What is the meaning of financial freedom? The meaning of financial freedom can vary…

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Truebill Review 2021: 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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The Best Cheap Places to Eat when You Don’t Want to Cook

Having a handy list of cheap places to eat might not sound like the best way to start living below your means. But being prepared for those days when you can’t stand to cook can be a great way to avoid blowing your food budget for the month. Meal planning is a great way to…

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How to Paint a Mirror Frame: Easy DIY on a Budget

One of the cheapest and easiest ways to update a bathroom is to with paint. You can paint the walls, sure, but why not paint mirror frames, fixtures, lights, towel holders, and even doorknobs? What’s “in” can change pretty quickly – much quicker than your lights, doorknobs, or mirror frames break or stop working. Rather…

How to Stop Spending Money You Don’t Have

If you want to know how to stop spending money that you don’t have, you have to address two pieces of your life: the mental/emotional side and the practical/budgeting side. Spending more than you earn is living beyond your means, and in short, means you’re going to end up in plenty of credit card debt. The…