Have you heard about the magic penny before? What about turning one little penny into over $10 million? No?Well, before we go on to talk about this magical penny, let me ask you a simple question and I want you to answer it honestly.Would you rather have $1 million or one penny doubled every day for 31 days?I'm going to bet that 95% of you are going to pick the million dollars. Heck, that's quite tempting isn't it. To have one million … [Read more...] about Can You Really Turn $0.01 into $10 Million?
The new year is here and I'm sure you're ready to get started on your resolutions. Typically people are focusing on their weight, especially after two holidays of eating good food. I know I could lose a few pounds after this holiday break. More importantly, some are focusing their goals on their finances and I applaud those people. A new year is a great time to look over your finances and see where you can improve. You might even start a nice … [Read more...] about 39 of the Best Financial Tips to Start the New Year
We are ending November and it's time to get our holiday spending ready to go. If you haven't already put together a list of gift ideas, then you might need to start working on that. Most people focus on what they are going to buy, but not so much on how they are going to pay for it. Did you know credit card debt increases during the holiday season? It shouldn't be a surprise really, but it also doesn't have to be the norm. If you'd just save up … [Read more...] about 17 Simple Ways to Make Extra Money Before Christmas
No matter if you're shopping for back to school supplies, birthday presents, Christmas gifts, or just for you, Amazon can be an awesome place to find good deals and fast shipping! I'm a huge proponent of shopping on Amazon. I'm a Prime member and I don't mind showing my support. They make shopping online so much easier with their huge selection and quick shipping. Their customer service is really good as well (if you've ever had to use it). There … [Read more...] about 24 Quick and Easy Tips to Save More Money on Amazon
It's back to school season my friends. If you have kids in school, then you know about this lovely time. The school lists are out and you need to head out to get supplies if you haven't already. What happens if you don't get a school list though? Do you know what school supplies you will need to purchase in order to be ready for the first day?Since my son goes to school in a few weeks, I figured I would look around for a good guide based on … [Read more...] about Free Back to School Supplies Guide for Every Grade
If you haven't followed my blog since it started nearly five years ago, you might not realize I came from a position of overspending and debt. When I started this site, I had just finished paying off the last of my credit card debt. Over $50,000 to be exact. This was on top of another $25,000 we had in consumer loans, like a JetSki, cars, and some personal loans. I battled that debt for four years until it was paid off. Every single … [Read more...] about How to Effectively Use Credit Cards After Debt