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How to Save Money: Even Your Milk Money Counts

How to Save Money: Even Your Milk Money Counts

Do you find yourself saying that you don’t have enough money? Is it hard to find the pennies necessary to pay the bills? Saving money can be difficult at times for a lot of reasons. Whether it is because you are stuck in contract to lease a car or can’t stop yourself from buying the latest, greatest item, it can be hard to save money. The simple fact is that it is hard to postpone gratification when you get a “high” right now. The important principle in understanding how to save money is that every little bit helps… even your milk money. Continue Reading

Smart Holiday Shopping Tips

Smart Holiday Shopping Tips

It’s November, so that means retail stores have had Christmas trees and music playing for about four months now. Just kidding. But, I was at the mall this past weekend and Christmas music was being played in the stores. There are all sorts of tips for saving money and being smart with your spending every holiday. This year, I want to join in on the fun and tell you why you should think about starting your shopping now. Continue Reading

Clipping Coupons: Is it Worth It?

Clipping Coupons: Is it Worth It?

I’m not a computer programmer, but I am known by family and coworkers as being an IT guy. My generation is a unique generation that has grown up with the boom of technology. In many ways, actually clipping coupons is a foreign exercise to me. The only form of couponing that I have performed is visiting a website in order to find a code. That’s not to say that the physical act of clipping coupons is extinct. That’s clearly not the case. The question is instead, should it be? Continue Reading

When It’s Difficult to Save Money

When It’s Difficult to Save Money

Do you have a difficult time saving money? Saving money should be a priority for all young adults, but we all know that it’s not that easy – is it? While I already gave you easy ways to save money, it doesn’t mean that life doesn’t get in the way. In the past few weeks, I have been reminded of how difficult it is to save money in certain times of lives. I don’t intend to reiterate the reasons why young adults have trouble saving money. Instead, I hope to highlight the specific situations which cause even those with the best intentions to struggle with padding their wallets. Continue Reading