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4 Online Savings Accounts to Put Your Savings In

So, we’ve talked a lot of about saving on this blog. We’ve discussed saving when you’re broke and how to start a budget that’ll help you save more money. The question now is: Where should you put your savings? A regular ol’ checking account isn’t a good place. Why? If your savings is in the same place as the money you use for bills and other spending, there’s a good chance that you’ll spend more

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How I Lowered My Comcast Bill By Over $300 for 2017

One of my missions in life is to: 1.) Discover ways to save the most money possible, and 2.) Report my findings to you. BillFixers is one of those findings, friends! In my recent post on how to create a budget, I briefly talked about ways to cut your monthly bills so you have more money for other things like saving or repaying debt. If you’ve tried unsuccessfully to reduce your bills, you should consider turning

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How to Make 2017 Your Big Year – For Real This Tim…

It’s the end of another year. So, you’ve probably seen a whole lot of the obligatory “New Year, new me” related social media posts. And it makes sense. A New Year is a fresh start and 12 new months to fulfill your goals, so it feels like anything is possible. But, according to a study, not many people succeed. If you’ve set annual resolutions goals for the last few years that haven’t exactly worked out,

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Why You Should Give a Damn About Your Credit Score

Credit score, shmedit score. I’ll be honest, I wasn’t too worried about my credit score when I first entered adulthood. I figured it was something I could work on improving later down the road when I got my life together. Of course, when situations started to come up where my credit score matter, not caring about it in the past had some annoying ramifications. (P.S. If you need your credit score for free, get it

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How to Afford the Last-Minute Budget Vacation of Y…

My family and I just got back from a Thanksgiving / birthday holiday vacation in the Caribbean. It was an impromptu trip that we booked in October for November. Last-minute much? Honestly, the urge to vacation can come out of nowhere. You don’t realize it’s time to get away until you feel anxious or exhausted and compelled to get the heck out of dodge. That’s how I felt in September and October. Fortunately, my husband

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10 Fabulously Free Ways to Give Back This Season

I celebrated my birthday this month. So, I come to you as someone a little bit older and wiser. Besides being happy that I made it through another year alive and kicking, I took a moment to appreciate the many amazing, funny, quirky, kind, and remarkable people I encountered this year in the real world and blogging world (that includes you). On the journey to financial independence (saving money, making money, etc., etc.), it’s so important