Can You Really Retire Early With a Lower Income?

Last night I was reading an early retirement article on MSN. These types of articles always interest me because I find early retirement pretty fascinating and a long-term goal for myself. In this particular article, the woman featured was able to retire at the age of 32 after paying off $100,000 of student loan debt and amassing a $690,000 net worth in just 5 years. This is probably thanks in large...

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Best Apps to Help You Save Money on Everyday Purchases

With the prices of food and everyday items rising due to inflation, consumers everywhere are feeling their budgets squeeze. There’s no doubt that coupons help bridge the gap caused by inflation in people’s budgets for everyday purchases. Even though overall food prices are rising, people are still scared off from using coupons because of outdated beliefs that couponing requires hours of time spent...

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4 Tricks Retailers Use to Get You to Spend More Money

When you walk into a store, there are many things working against your budget to try and get you to buy more than you intended. Stores use new marketing principles and psychological hacks to get you to spend more money. The key is for you to know this from the get-go so that when you are tempted to buy something you did not intend on buying, you can acknowledge the trick and make an informed decision....

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Energy Saving Tips for Apartment Renters

There are plenty of blogs that offer energy-saving tips for people looking to renovate their homes. The advice ranges from painting your roof to replacing your appliances, and most of the suggestions involve taking on major projects. There isn’t as much energy-efficient advice available for apartment renters, though. Just because you rent doesn’t mean you don’t want to lower your...

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