How to Decide if an MNVO Will Save You Big Bucks

Charles Aquino

Are you tired of having to choose between Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, or AT&T? The first time I heard about the MVNO was during Podcast DR 007’s interview with Mr. Money Mustache (around the 27:00 mark). During the segment, Mr. Money Mustache revealed that he saved on his mobile carrier by switching to Republic Wireless, and had […]

Published or Updated: July 9, 2016

Cutting the Cord: How To Hack Your TV Budget

Charles Aquino

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American watches nearly three hours of TV a day. That adds up to a whopping 45.6 days a year spent in front of the tube. It’s safe to say that television is a big source of entertainment in our society, and probably a significant consumer of […]

Published or Updated: July 11, 2016

How Learning to Think Like A Lawyer Can Make You Wealthy

Evan Gautier

In our society, certain professions enjoy a general perception of affluence (if not the reality). After all, who hasn’t heard the well-meaning parent urging their child to “become a doctor or lawyer,” so they can live a rich life and enjoy success? Why is it that lawyers are considered to be one of the wealthier […]

Published or Updated: July 8, 2016

Subscription Services: 14 of the Best Money-Savers

Monthly subscription boxes are all the rage these days. Take a quick glance online and you’ll likely find hundreds of options to suit any interest. These services deliver a themed box of something, or a collection of somethings, to your door each month. Many are just for fun, and these can make great gifts. For […]

Published or Updated: June 10, 2016

Which Cards Give You the Most Cash Back for Groceries?

Derek Brameyer

When it comes to things people buy most often, food has to be at the top of the list. Whether it’s eating out at a local restaurant or purchasing groceries to make a meal for your family, food is just one of those basic human necessities that you have to spend money on. So, it […]

Published or Updated: August 11, 2016

How to Run Home Comps and Why They Matter

Charles Aquino

How Much is a Home Really Worth? If you are a first-time homebuyer like me, then it is hard to answer that question. You have to realize that a “home” means different things to different people.  Real estate can be either an asset or a liability, with valuations changing just like any other investment. When […]

Published or Updated: June 20, 2016

Father’s Day: 20 Great Gift Ideas Under $100

Stephanie Colestock

This year, Father’s Day falls on June 19th, which means you have just over one week to find Dad a gift he will love. ::cue panic:: No worries, we’re here to help! (As an aside, you might be surprised to learn that Father’s Day wasn’t even an official holiday until 1972. The concept can be […]

Published or Updated: June 10, 2016

How to Determine If Your Salary is Worth the Cost of Child Care

The cost of childcare is high and it’s only rising. For example, the average two-parent, two-child household in Maine devoted over 12% of their annual income to childcare in 2015. Even in less expensive states, like Louisiana, the same family could expect to put around 7% of their annual income toward childcare. With those whopping […]

Published or Updated: June 23, 2016

Cutting the Cord – How to Get Rid of Cable

Cable TV costs a fortune. According to Leichtman Research Group, Inc., the average household pays $99.10 a month for TV. This represents at 39% increase over 2010 figures. With streaming options growing, however, many families have started to cut the cord. We even wrote a guide on how to get rid of cable while still […]

Published or Updated: January 19, 2016

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