Many people think of a bank as a safe place to hold their extra savings that gradually grows with a monthly interest payment. What many people do not realize is that their bank might actually be costing them money instead of earning money through fees. When that happens you are almost better off storing your savings underneath your mattress. Thankfully, there are many checking account options that will not cost you a dime. Traditional Banks … [Read more...] about 12 Free Checking Accounts to Save You Money in 2018
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
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
If you are even halfway serious about trying to get out of debt or simply want to spend $100 less a month, one of the first steps you need to take is monitoring your monthly spending. Before you think that the only way to track how much you spend is to pay for a monthly app-- so you go further into debt before getting out of debt-- think again! There several options available that help you monitor your finances for free. Pen and Paper The … [Read more...] about 7 Free Ways to Monitor Your Money
You might think that warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam’s Club are only useful for buying food and household items for less than you could buy the same items at your local supermarket or department store. To add even more value to your annual membership fee, warehouse clubs have also rolled out additional services like a travel agency and identity theft protection.Are these additional warehouse club amenities worth the membership fee or … [Read more...] about Are the Warehouse Club Benefits Actually Worth the Money?