Saving Money Tips

Looking for new ways to save money? These are the best tricks and tips on how to save money. From no spend challenges to saving money on a tight budget, you'll find the best creative and easy ways to keep your hard-earned money here.

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Can you return gift cards?

Have you received a gift card and don’t know what to do with it? If you’re wondering, “Can you return gift cards?”, it depends on the store. Unfortunately, most retail stores have strict policies regarding gift cards and store credit. But don’t worry! There are still some options for getting rid of unwanted gift cards…

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The Cheapest States to Live in 2021

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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Financial Literacy for Kids: Lesson Ideas by Age Group

Being a parent means having a lot of complicated conversations, from religious beliefs to money and everything in between. Thankfully, there are some excellent resources for financial literacy for kids to help keep things age-appropriate and easy to understand. What is basic financial literacy? Basic financial literacy is the understanding of various economic ideas. The basics of…

Challenges to Boost Your Savings

10 simple rules for a no spend challenge

10 Simple Rules for a No Spend Challenge

One question I get asked a lot as a personal finance fanatic (say that three times fast!) is what the rules of a no spend challenge are. While there are plenty of very specific no spend challenges you can take, it’s a very personal choice as to which one to embark on. The key takeaway…

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