Dollar Shave Club Review: Delicious

Dollar Shave Club Review

I don’t know about any of you other guys out there, but one thing I hate spending money on is razor blades. So eight months ago when I got an invitation to sign up for the Dollar Shave Club* from a friend, I was intrigued. I had seen their hilarious video when it first came… [Keep reading]

5 Crazy Things People Use as Money

People use as money

I’ve always been fascinated with the subjective theory of value, which is the premise that an object’s value isn’t inherent or intrinsic, rather it is determined by different people based on how scarce or useful the item is to those people. Money is a perfect example. You can buy anything in this world with money. But apparently… [Keep reading]

What to Do Instead of the #PayMyTuitionChallenge


I saw a disturbing trend on Twitter yesterday. Apparently people have gotten so excited about the Ice Bucket challenge going around to help support research to find a cure for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, that they decided to take a more selfish approach to it. They like to call it the #PayMyTuitionChallenge. One twit… [Keep reading]

You Can Use Credit Card Rewards to Score Small Wins Too

credit card rewards

The personal finance blogging community is full of stories about using credit cards to score huge wins. Credit card churning is becoming a fad for die-hard reward seekers, and it seems that the credit card companies are jumping on board, shelling out higher rewards than ever. I even wrote a post a couple of months back… [Keep reading]

Your Finances Simplified With the BASIC Loop


[Today we have another guest post, this time from MomCents. I'm grateful she is sharing her journey to get out of debt (none of us are perfect!), and her systematic way of using her IT skillz to create a basic loop to keep going through things is genius! It's like watching your favorite Vine over... [Keep reading]

How I Earned $13,000 My First Year Blogging


My first year blogging has been CRAZY, people. Seriously. I don’t even want to get into everything that happened. That would take a plethora of blog posts (would you say I have a plethora of blog posts?). But today being my first blogiversary, something I do want to share with you beautiful people is how one… [Keep reading]

A Beginner’s Guide to Investing: Mutual Funds, Exchange Trade Funds, Futures and Options


[Today we have another guest post, this one from Tony at Trading Slugger. Tony's blog focuses a lot on investing, so I was excited to take the opportunity to have him give a sort of beginner's guide to investing. Also, if you're interested, read my take on whether you should invest in straight up stocks.... [Keep reading]

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