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Saving Money; Money Saving
Personal Finance

Recently, MattMoneyMan (MMM) had the pleasure of talking to Steve Economides (SE), the head of the Economides family, which is well-known for its budgeting and money saving tips. The Economides have been teaching Americans and people all around the world their brand of frugality for more than a decade. They’ve

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College Expenses
Personal Finance

Paying for College: It All Starts in High School Even if you, a sibling, a family member, a child, or a friend is only in high school, it’s never too early to start thinking about how to pay for college.  Given that the average tuition for a 4 year degree

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Save Money on Food
Personal Finance

  In this article, I will show you ways to save money by eating at home. This isn’t a recipe or how-to cook at home article; instead, it’s information about how to shop for groceries and stock your pantry and refrigerator in a way that allows you to cook quick

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Tax Refund Improve Financial Independence
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Tax Refund Tip #1: Pay Down High Interest Rate Credit Cards and Loans If you have high interest credit card or student loan debt, one of your first financial priorities should be to pay it down. While there’s set of guidelines, it’s smart to pay down any debt that has

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Shopping Apps and Sites
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Here’s 20 of the best shopping apps and websites: Apples2Oranges – Shopping App #1 Apples2Oranges provides nutritional and price comparison and conversion. Compare prices in terms of cost/unit to see where the bargains really are. Ben’s Bargains – Shopping App #2 Ben’s Bargains has a team that goes bargain hunting to

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Personal Finance

Years ago, I recall meeting someone who said that as a society, Americans are obsessed with entertainment. After some thinking, I concluded that was an accurate and observant comment. Thinking about this: On the weekends, many people go recreation shopping, watch sports ad nauseum, and go to the movies. During

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Hot to Save on Utility Bills
Personal Finance

How To Save On Utility Bills Here are an easy to do list on how you can easily save on utility bills. Why pay extra money to a utility when you can spend the money on a movie or nice dinner? Cable TV – Cut the Cord More and more

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Pay Yourself First
Personal Finance

“A penny saved is a penny earned.” Benjamin Franklin First 10% Goes to Yourself Always, always pay yourself first. Yes, you have bills to pay. There are student loans, car loans, credit card bills, and mortgages, but you should as much as possible, pay yourself first. I believe that during

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Personal Finance

“Look everywhere you can to cut a little bit from your expenses. It will all add up to a meaningful sum” Suze Orman In my first article, I wrote about tracking expenses and creating a custom tailored spreadsheet. After tracking my expenses very closely in 2013-14, I decided to approach

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