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Unique and cheap Christmas gifts everyone will love

The Best Cheap Christmas Gifts Everyone Will Love

Giving cheap Christmas gifts doesn’t mean buying ugly, junky presents. (Unless you’re into that sort of thing.) It just takes a bit of creativity to find cheap Christmas gifts under $10 that fit into your budget and the gift receiver will love. With some budgeting and planning, you can easily stick within your budget and…

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120+ Side Hustles for Women (2021)

Finding side hustles for women that fit into their busy schedules can be quite the challenge. Chances are you’re already knee deep in a million other responsibilities as it is, so any side gigs you pick up need to be an easy way to make extra cash quickly. There are a billion great side hustles…

75 (mostly) free things to do with kids this weekend

75 (Mostly) Free, Fun, and Cheap Things to Do with Kids

Whether it’s summer break or just an average weekend, we’re always looking for the best free things to do with kids. There’s just not always a lot of room in the budget to squeeze out a lot for activities. We all know kids can be crazy expensive, thanks to daycare, clothes, and all their favorite…

35 Stupid-Simple Ways to Travel on a Budget

35 Cheap Travel Tips for Traveling on a Budget

Whether you’re traveling on a budget with a family or you’re traveling in your mid 20s, these great cheap travel tips will help you stretch your budget as much as possible. It’s estimated that 42 million Americans traveled last summer. At an average cost of $1200 per person, that’s a whole lotta dough. Traveling with…

Feet on beach

How to Sell Feet Pics Online & Make Easy Money

While there are millions of ways to earn extra money, not all of them make for such an exciting and interesting dinner conversation as selling feet pictures. If you’ve made your way here, the chances are high that you’re looking to learn how to sell feet pics – or at least are considering doing so. …

Finding the best cable alternatives: A step-by-step guide to cutting the cord

How to Watch TV without Cable or Satellite

For a lot of folks, the idea of learning how to watch tv without cable or satellite can feel a lot like deprivation. Who doesn’t need a little mindless escape at the end of a long and tiring workday? Unfortunately, as much as we feel like we deserve the break, the cost of cable can…

50+ Crazy Fun & Cheap Date Night Ideas to Fit Your Budget

50+ Fun and Cheap Date Ideas to Fit Your Budget

Date nights can be a great way to reconnect with your partner when overwhelmed with all the tasks of daily life. It can also be a not-so-great way to reconnect with your wallet or credit card once you pay the babysitter, eat a fancy dinner, and catch a show. Choosing cheap date ideas over expensive…

How to boost your credit score quickly

How to Raise Your Credit Score 100 Points Overnight

Many people wonder if it’s possible to raise your credit score 100 points overnight. The short answer is no – but you can take steps today to help you boost your credit score quickly (just not that quick!). Whether you like it or not, your credit score affects your daily life. Everything from getting approved…

Kids playing on smartphones

How to Earn Money as a Kid in 2021

Learning how to earn money as a kid is a right of passage that every adult has gone through. The siren call of video games, gas money, makeup, or candy is enough to make the most strong-willed kid pick up a side hustle to earn some cash. We’ve all wanted to know how to get…