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Save $100 in 10 Minutes: The Rolling Stones Tell You How To Save Cash

Sometimes as a smart spender, you need to decide when to be a smart saver. So here’s a tip that could save you $100 in under 10 minutes… and you don’t even need to do a thing! Sound too good to be true? Keep reading to find out what we mean and you’ll be able to save as much as you want. When you’re looking to cut your costs, it’s important to decide between needs and wants. For things that you actually need, you will have to adjust your budget accordingly. But in the famous words of the Rolli

Save $100 in 10 Min: Go On The Hunt… For Cash

Easter is just around the corner and that reminded me about a fun ‘hunt’ that I went on last spring. This wasn’t for chocolate, eggs, or a seasonal bunny – it was for cash. My usual money searches usually revolve around couch cushions, casino floors or jacket pockets, but this one was a little more involved. About a year ago, I saw an ad on TV for a credit union and it reminded me about the account I had at my local credit union when I was a kid. Most of my paper route money went in there, and

Save $100 in 10 Minutes: Go on a Savings Bender

When’s the last time you read a personal finance blog that told you to go nuts with your money? Buckle up, because I’m just about to… but not in the way that you’re hoping for. This concept was introduced to me by a friend of mine that likes to live it up on weekends. He takes trips, eats out constantly and generally appears to be loose with his cash. I asked him about it, and he told me that his finances go in two different extremes: He’s either very loose or very tight, and plans them both ac

Save $100 in 10 Minutes: New Paycheque Strategies That are Quick and Easy

I know when payday comes, the last thing you want to think about is budgeting, but here are some easy techniques that will help stretch your cash when it hits your account. Getting into these small habits will take about 10 minutes/month and wind up saving you well over the recommended $100. 5-10% Into Savings This isn’t exciting, but you’ll thank me later. If you’re able to sock away this much of your cash on each paycheque, it will make a major difference on your bottom line. As we discusse