10 Hacks to Help You Save Money for Your Dream Vacation

Working in an office can be dreary, repetitive and boring. This is the reason for annual vacations. You have to get out of the office and recharge. During this time, you need a change in scenery, some fresh air, and enough rest and relaxation.

4 Ways To Plan A Smart Retirement

Retirement is a matter of concern for almost anybody across the world. Once the inflow of income stops, the reserve funds always seem to run out faster than expected. And soon, people face a terrible financial situation where they are forced to compromise on a lifestyle that they have become accustomed to their whole lives.

Are High-Deductible Insurance Plans A Great Way To Save Money?

It’s sad when you look at your pay stub and see the disparity between your gross and net pay. That beautiful gross figure gets whittled away by so many deductions like Federal tax, Medicare tax, FICA, 401K contributions (if you participate in this), and of course, health insurance premiums.

A decent health insurance plan can really put a dent in your paycheck. A decent health insurance for your entire family is downright painful. But what other options do you have? You Continue article...

Saving Money With Refurbished Electronics

So you want to enjoy the awesomeness that is a smart phone, or get your hands on a tablet, or maybe acquire that gaming platform that accommodates your favorite game, but you realize, much to your sadness, that your budget is not as generous as it could be. So, that’s that, then. No new electronics for you! Come back next year!

But then again, you don’t have to do without, if you’re willing to go the refurbished route. Although for some Continue article...

How To Be Frugal With Health Insurance

Sooner or later, everyone needs health care. Health insurance may seem like an unnecessary expense when you’re young and healthy, but it can pay off when you least expect it. It may be difficult to shell out your hard-earned money each month, but it is an investment not only in your well-being but also your peace of mind. While it’s an important expense for everyone, there are ways to cut your costs and slim down that monthly bill.

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How to Save Money On Your College Degree

Whether you call it an expense or an investment, keeping your college costs under control is always a good idea. Here are a few things you can do to achieve this goal.

It’s Never Too Early To Save

The first thing to remember is to start planning for the college years (your own or your child’s) early. Even if your child is still in diapers, go ahead and think about how to pay for college when the time comes.

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Home Gyms: Investments That Save in the Long Run

If you’ve decided to get back into shape – or to get in shape for the first time – congratulations! You’re among the all-too-small club that has chosen to stand out from the overweight, energy-drained masses that don’t incorporate regular exercise into their daily routines. Regular exercise improves both the body and mind, and is irrefutably linked with longevity, quality of life, confidence and, of course, looking good on the beach.

Going to a gym, however, comes with several drawbacks. Continue article...

Get the Best Deals Selling Back Your Textbooks

Textbooks are a necessary expense that most students don’t care for, and they can be hard to afford after you’ve shelled out all your money on tuition and room and board. Luckily, there are several ways to sell back last semester’s textbooks and put a bit more cash back in your pocket. Although you most likely won’t get full value for the textbook no matter where you sell it, follow these tips to help you get the best refund available.

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7 Places to Cut Corners with Your Household Budget

We all wish we could stretch our household budgets at least a little bit further. Unfortunately, for most of us, at first glance, it seems like every penny is already spoken for – sometimes by multiple expenses! It’s so easy to get bummed out and think that the only way to make our money go further is to win the lottery or for some monetary miracle to drop into our laps.

Here’s the truth: There are ways to stretch your Continue article...

6 Pointers for Getting Great Rates on Quality Hotel Rooms

Finding a great deal on a hotel room can feel like a full-time job when you’re planning a trip. Luckily, the Internet makes it easier to find deals on quality hotel rooms, including four- and five-star resorts. Read on for some tips on how to get great rates on quality hotel rooms.

Use Your Memberships

If you’re a member of AAA or AARP, you could get a discount over the normal nightly rate. When comparing prices of hotels, ask for discounts for Continue article...

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