Do you like free money? I know I do. What if I were to tell you that you may be missing out on free money at work.
When I say you are missing out on money at work, I don’t mean a little bit of money. You could be missing out on hundreds of thousands of free dollars! What if I told you that you were missing out on $600,000 worth of free money!
Check out this post for details on how you may be missing out on free money at work and how to fix it!
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In an effort to be financially fit, I slashed a lot of “luxury items” from my monthly routine. From cable television to certain regular personal care items, nothing is off limits to save more money in my budget. For example, instead of weekly trips to get my eyebrows done, I have opted to visit every 3 weeks and clean up my brows myself between visits.
It paid off! Not only have I been able to treat myself in moderation, but I have also been able to accomplish many goals like purchasing my first home and raising my credit score over 150+ points.
When I do want to treat myself without breaking the bank, there is only once place for me to check: Groupon!
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I love to travel. Traveling is a chance to experience the world.
There is a misconception that traveling is expensive. It doesn’t have to be, though. One of my (many) missions is to prove to millennials that you can be financially responsible while still taking the time to travel. It does take discipline but anything worth having is worth working for.
A road trip is a great way to take a trip without breaking the bank. Last month, there was an awesome guest post by Jason Butler titled: 11 Tips to Prepare for a Cross-Country Road Trip. Cross-Country road trips typically do take more time and money due to the longer nature; however, you can also take a quick road trip to keep costs low. In that spirit, today we’re going to talk about saving money on your next road trip.
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2016 is literally the year of the online side hustle. Everyone I know has one, if not multiple side hustles. The great part about technology is that you can find an online side hustle that you can work right from the comfort of your own home.
A side hustle can help you save for your emergency fund, pay down debt, save for your first home purchase, or allow you to travel more often. I had a side hustle a few years ago that helped me to pay down $11,000 in debt which helped me to raise my credit score over 150 points! I wish I knew about these side hustle ideas back then.
The best thing about all of these online side hustles is that you don’t even need any formal training! Of course, a degree or formal training may help you make more money faster but it is not necessary. I even have friends that have turned one or multiple of these side hustles below into full-time careers! Yes, you read that right!
Check out these 10+ online side hustles you can start today:
Today’s guest post is from a fellow millennial personal finance writer, Michael L., from Super Millennial. Check out his bio at the end of the post!
Are you ready to be a homeowner? It may not happen in your 20’s or maybe even 30’s with rising real estate prices & increased student debt but it is still a financial goal for many. It’s one I was able to accomplish at 27 years old thanks to a lot of discipline and planning. The experience can be nerve wracking from start to finish but ultimately very rewarding. Before you even start looking it’s important to evaluate where you are with your life first; both financially & professionally.
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You might call it legalized bank robbery, although, in this case, it is the banks that are doing the robbing. From small transaction fees that nibble away at your hard-earned cash, to eye-popping overdraft charges, banks are making billions every year from often-unwitting consumers.
In recent years new laws and regulations have been proposed and in some cases passed to protect consumers from excessive fees such as overdraft charges. But banks still can and do make a lot of money from fees, and they are not going to give up that profit center without a fight. Fortunately, consumers can keep these fees to a minimum through self-education, wise money management, and a willingness to either negotiate or change banks.
So many of my friends are on the quest to becoming Financially Fit & Fab. I am so proud of everyone. Last month, I featured MJ’s story of paying off 39k in debt in 21 months. Since then I have been told that others want to be featured in the future after they become debt-free. From the snowball method to paying off the debt with the highest interest rate first, people don’t know where to start.
One of the questions that I have been asked recently is what is the best way to pay off high-interest debt?
Today’s guest post is from Jason Butler from The Butler Journal! Make sure you check out his bio at the end of the post.
Have you ever thought about taking a cross-country road trip? It’s something that everyone should do at least once! Taking a cross-country road trip had been on my bucket list since 2008. In 2013, I was finally able to make it happen.
Seeing the country from coast to coast was one of the most exciting things that I’ve done in life. I had a chance to drive over 2000 miles and stop in Jacksonville, FL, Biloxi, MS, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, El Paso, TX, Tucson, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, and Los Angeles, CA. That in itself was amazing! It’s easier to plan and accomplish than people think. I want to share with you several things that you need to do before going on a cross-country road trip.
Saving is just like budgeting. It isn’t the most fun thing to do but it must be done. It is proven that if you automate your saving you will save more money. Automation makes saving easier and, most importantly, you won’t forget about it. Check out these 4 awesome apps that help you automate saving so you can reach your goals (and save more money)!
Hey, Financially Fit & Fab readers! Welcome to the third installment of FFF Travels where I share details on traveling for less! If this is your first time here, welcome! The first two installments featured trips to the Dominican Republic and Panama.
The third installment of FFF Travels features a 5 day 4 night trip to Puerto Rico that I took November of 2014! This was prior to my serious travel hacking days but I still managed to spend much less than $1000 on the trip.
Got a story to tell about traveling for less than $1000? I’m sure the readers would love to hear it! Shoot me a message at email@example.com so we can chat further!