Cutting the Cord: How To Hack Your TV Budget

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 […]


How To Prevent Auto Expenses From Dinging Your Budget

When I first started driving, my father stressed the importance of keeping consistent and accurate vehicle records. He bought a vehicle log book for me to use as I began my adventure into car ownership. Even though I no longer track every mile, I still stay cognizant of my vehicle’s performance. For example, I always […]


How to Run Home Comps and Why They Matter

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 […]


Warranties Can Save You Money: Learn How to Take Advantage

A few months ago, I woke up to an unexpected and terrible surprise—my electric gooseneck kettle had stopped working. I couldn’t make my preferred method of pour-over coffee. I searched through my receipts and found that my kettle was almost one year out of warranty. Instead of attempting to file a claim, I posted on […]


How to Organize Your Receipts (the Easy Way!) with Google Drive

Does anyone else have a problem with losing receipts? Have you stuffed a receipt in your pocket or purse, never to be found again? Maintaining your receipts in an organized fashion is important for many purposes, such as making a warranty claim or preparing your taxes. Scanning receipts and saving them to Google Drive can make […]


The Best Way to Store Your Important Financial Documents

With the rise of computer viruses and ransomware, do you have your electronic financial documents secured against the latest cyber security threats? If you’re unsure, don’t worry. I’ll show you how to store your important financial documents securely. Documents to Keep Secure In the article 5 High-Tech Solutions for Your Money Binder, you can find […]