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18 Ways Not to Spend Money This Weekend

August 21, 2015
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Here are 18 ways to have a money-free weekend. In order of importance: Don’t walk into any stores Get off Facebook/Amazon/THE INTERNET Hand someone your wallet. (Preferably someone you know) Throw yourself a 3 minute dance party. (Crank up your favorite song and dance the crap out of it!) Spend one hour brainstorming 10 ideas Only wear clothes that still have their tags on Write someone […]

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My 6 Favorite Financial Companies This Year (Saving me a Total of $1,659.17 so Far!)

August 17, 2015
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Earlier in the year I set out to be a better financial blogger and pay attention to all the new technology coming onto the scene. We constantly get barraged with the latest “greatest” super-fantastico-will-change-your-life-OMG-TRY-US! type press releases, but I typically hit “delete” and move on my lazy way thinking “they’re not for me.” As if I have all the answers and couldn’t be bothered (hah). […]

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Are You Financially Stable? Take This Test.

July 27, 2015
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I’m a sucker for new tests, and Laurie over at Well Kept Wallet just put out a fun one to determine how financially stable we are. There’s 20 questions to it, but most of them you should be able to answer in 2-3 seconds. The ones that take longer you can save for later to extend the joy ;) Here are the 20 questions below, […]

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Do You Know Your Lifetime Wealth Ratio?

July 24, 2015
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In case you weren’t aware, this week is the 2nd National my Social Security Week. An event so glorious to money nerds that I can’t believe I almost missed it! ;) I got an email saying to pass it along to all my colleagues, friends and family, so here you are: July 19th through 25th marks the celebration of our second National my Social Security Week. […]

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Another Cool Way to Save $$$ –> Honey

July 8, 2015
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Hey guys! In my continued mission this year to share kick-ass services I come across from blogging, I happily bring you yet another one I think you your wallet is really going to like :) It’s called Honey, and it does this: Honey magically scours the Internet for ANY coupon that is active for the website you’re shopping on. During checkout, just click the Honey […]

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Take a Spin on the Wealthometer!

June 22, 2015
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I got this email from a friend, so of course I had to check it out  :) There’s no real point in comparing your own wealth to someone else’s, but of course it’s a fun way to waste a few minutes on a Monday :) And who knows – maybe you’ll get a boost of confidence from it? We’re usually a lot more well off […]

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Smart401k: A Service That Better Helps You Invest Your 401(k) Money

June 15, 2015
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Hey guys! Came across a new tool I think some of y’all will like :) You know when your HR department gives you a list of funds to choose from for your 401(k) (or 403(b), TSP, 457, etc), but you never know what to invest in? Or how much or what %? This service I just came across will tell you what to do based […]

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Paribus: The App That Gets Your Money Back

May 13, 2015
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You know how you buy stuff, and then 3 seconds later find it somewhere else cheaper? Or you forgot to search for a freakin’ coupon? Or, worse – those tricky companies play the “price drop” game on you fully knowing the best time, and amount, to show you ton their site because they have your entire psychological profile on file? Well, a new service that […]

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Travel Hacking 101 w/ Brad Barrett

May 6, 2015
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What up $$$ lovers! I thought we’d do something different today where we tackle a subject that everyone’s talking about, but one that yours truly SUCKS at: Travel hacking. I.E. signing up to all kinds of credit card offers and reaping hundreds thousands of dollars/reward points to travel the world like you’re Jay Z on a budget ;) I.E. something I don’t dare mess with […]

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