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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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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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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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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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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…

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When I first heard about the Greenlight debit card, I was skeptical. Very, very skeptical. The idea of this app, and handing a kid a debit card, felt like the equivalent of giving them an entire cake and fork. (It can’t end well for either of you!) So, I decided to check out as many…

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When I mention Ibotta to my friends, most ask – is Ibotta legit? I get it – there’s nothing worse then trying a new cashback app only to find out you have to bend over backward while juggling plates and singing the Star Spangled Banner to make about…4 cents. Yeah, no thanks. You could go…

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Do you have clothes that are too nice to donate but aren’t sure what to do with them? Poshmark and ThredUp are two of the best online thrift stores for buying and selling used clothing. They’re both great options, but it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. That’s why we’ve…

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If you’ve ever wondered what the cheapest state to live in is, you’ve come to the right place!  When it comes to determining which states have the lowest cost of living, there are a lot of different sources saying a lot of different things, especially since the cheapest city to live in the USA is…

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It’s a proven fact that the amount of stuff we have in our house can cause more stress and make us miserable. When we have fewer things to pick up and less cleaning to do, we have more time and energy to focus on essential matters, like family. Books on minimalism can teach you how…

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