Savings Account Uncomfortably Bare: Preparing For Disaster(Guest Post)

As a college student living Dallas, Texas, I lived a life of frugality. I worked, ate what little I could afford, and paid my substantial college bills. At the end of the month I was relieved when I managed to break even—not something I always managed to do. This as you can imagine meant that I was unable to build up an emergency fund. The thought ate at me, so I set out to solve my money problems. Look to the Past and Present In...

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BassBuds Earbuds Review
Nov26

BassBuds Earbuds Review

I received a set of BassBuds ear buds and decided to give you guys a review of how they worked for me. I was given a white set but the ear buds  are available in a variety of colors like Pink Green Red Gold Black and a few other assorted colors and also white if that is what you like. You need to check the website often because certain colors sell out faster than others but they are  usually back in stock after a few weeks. They would...

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Weekend Roundup: Uniforms and Billionaires

Hey everyone! Here are some of my favorite posts from the weekend that I think you should check out. Rachel Wintergarden asks What is Your Uniform? over at the Mint Style blog. Kristina asks Do You Live In a Millionaire Country over at the DINKS blog. Take a look at them and let me know what you think. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+...

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Kiyosaki Files For Bankruptcy

So I have been seeing all these stories about Robert Kiyosaki of Rich Dad, Poor Dad fame filing for bankruptcy. I am not sure how I feel about this as it seems to me he only filed to avoid paying a large fine….for something that his company was being sued for. In any case I was not a follower, I just read (most of) the book and thought it was ok. I leave you to your own thoughts about this legal proceeding. Was it being...

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Ways to Save Money on a New Laptop (Guest Post)
Oct10

Ways to Save Money on a New Laptop (Guest Post)

5 tips for investing wisely in a laptop Today, a laptop is pretty much an essential for college students. And if you or your son or daughter is entering first year at college or university they might need to buy their very first laptop. I say laptop because of the portable nature compared to a desktop. Laptops really do cater to the mobile student’s lifestyle—and students can conveniently lug a laptop from home to class, and to study...

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How to Save Money Using Your Smartphone (Guest Post)
Oct03

How to Save Money Using Your Smartphone (Guest Post)

Almost everybody has a smartphone now, and therefore almost everybody has access to an almost infinite number of downloadable applications. While some of these applications are simply funny at best, others can actually be very helpful. If you have a smartphone and you’re looking for some assistance with tracking your spending, balancing your budget, or saving money towards a big purchase like a car or house, check out these cool apps...

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