The average life expectancy of most cars is about 8 years and 150,000 miles. If a vehicle makes it to 200,000 miles, you are riding on borrowed time and the car is paying you back. Here are the best tips I’ve found to make your car last longer.
Common sense tells us that it’s cheaper to pay in cash than with credit cards and loans. But just how much cheaper is a cash payment? Here are some interesting facts to get you thinking about using cash whenever possible with some helpful tips thrown in about credit calculators and some fun cash trivia.
Experts tell us that the best way to stay out of financial trouble is to live within our means. Right? But there’s ‘living within your means’ and then there’s ‘living below your means’. Which boat are you in? Here are great tips that will help!
Want to become a millionaire? Here’s the profile of the typical millionaire. It’s a great list of things to strive for, and traits that you can actually achieve yourself.
If you’d like to make money in the form of a high-interest yield from the money sitting in your checking account, then these tips for finding a bank that offers high interest checking are for you! Here’s how to find a bank offering high interest checking account rates right now, no matter where you live.
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These college students money saving tips help college students get a handle on their money now, so they don’t go horribly into debt into debt in the future.
No matter where you ultimately decide to sell your gold for cash, check here first for today’s gold prices. That way, you know how much your gold pieces are REALLY worth. You will also want to have some idea of the overall weight of your gold, as well as how many pieces are 14k or 18k (which is most common in gold jewelry) and how many are 24k (the purest form of gold). The higher the karat, the more your gold is worth.
Beyond typical winterizing, here are some things you can do to boost your energy and money savings during the winter…
At what point is monthly budgeting a means of saving and planning for the future, as opposed to a means for survival?
Since most people start giving their children more financial responsibilities in their teen years, it makes sense to teach them a thing or two about spending wisely, as well. Here are a couple of quick and easy tips that your teen will understand.
Here are the best reasons to buy cars for cash, rather than financing.We recently weighed the pros and cons and this is what we determined when you chose to pay cash for used cars. I’ve also gathered some tips on how to avoid auto dealer scams, and what to watch for when you’re buying a new or used car.
Measuring one method of doing dishes against another, dishwashers cost less and get your dishes cleaner than hand-washing alone. Here are some other things you can do to save money while using the dishwasher to clean your dishes…
For many people, shopping for themselves can bring on feelings of guilt, anxiety, and doubt. However, the process of deciding what to buy this month, and what can wait until next month does not have to be so hard.
Just because you don’t have a lot of money to spend on home decorations doesn’t mean your walls have to be plain and boring. There are many fun and easy ways to decorate on the cheap. Here are some things ideas…
Coupon trains are when a group of people gets together in an effort to share discount store coupons. The 1st person — the conductor — cuts all coupons from the paper and takes what they need. They pass the other unwanted coupons to the 2nd person who takes what they need from the coupons and then adds their unwanted coupons to the pack… and so on. But are coupon trains legal?
if you just can’t afford all of your expenses, the best thing you can do for yourself is to let something go — which can mean downsizing your home, moving into an apartment, or giving up a car. The result of letting go is a better relationship between your debts and your income. You’ll find a comfort zone that you can live with — day in and day out.
You may be able to save a lot of money each month by simply bring your lunch otherwise known as brown bagging it.
Spend less, save more: Two ways to control your impulse spending and take control of your savings.
Bank of America has started a new ‘kickback’ program. It’s a fairly lucrative deal. But it might be a better deal for the bank than for you. Here’s the scoop…