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How to Reduce Expenses By Cutting Subscriptions & …

So, here’s the thing folks… Subscription and membership services out here are really trying to suck us dry of all funds. In fact, these membership related companies have a pretty smart racket going on right now. They get us to sign up for a free or discount trial membership or subscription where we input our credit card information. While signing up for the free membership, we consent to being billed for the service automatically (and

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How I Increased My Student Loan Payment Over 500% …

A version of this post first appeared on The Huffington Post.  Let me warn you ahead of time. This is not an I paid off six-figures of debt within a year post. It’s a play-by-play of how I was able to transition from someone who felt like I couldn’t possibly make more than the minimum payment on my student loan to someone who paid it off relatively quickly. A transformation from, “Help me, I’m poor.”

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12 Budget Online Boutiques to Bookmark Right Away

So I enjoy being frugal… But I also enjoy looking good. I mean we all do, right? I cut out every single thing from my budget including shopping for clothes when I first started budgeting. While it helped me pay off debt and save, sticking to a very bare bones budget for the looooooooong-term wore me out and I started feeling kinda miserable. So I brought back in a few treats and one of those

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

My missions in life are 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 to BillFixers

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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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10 Free Fat-Burning Workouts You Can Do Right Now

class=”alignnone size-medium wp-image-12742″ src=”http://taytalksmoney.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/free-fat-burning-workouts-184×300.png” alt=”free-fat-burning-workouts” width=”184″ height=”300″ /> I lost 20 pounds recently thanks in part to fat-burning workouts. Now, 20 pounds may not be a lot for someone who’s tall, but I’m 5’2. Being short and 20 pounds overweight is noticeable and not noticeable in a good way. (Think Snooki during her Jersey Shore partying days compared to now.) I lost weight through a combination of eating better, drinking better, and working out. There