Money talks in this entertaining and educational hub!

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Neutral is the New Black

One of my go-to tricks for saving $$$ is buying items in neutral colors.  This rule of choice is non-regrettable, easy, and helpful to your budget! Read More …

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Gone Bananas

When in grade school, I did a project that made me go out to a store and record price per unit on a list of grocery items.  That exercise made a definite impact; I haven’t shopped since without a glance at the shelf label, and often I find myself re-doing some quick math of my own. Read More …

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Twoth Fairy

I’m gonna leave some theoretical advice under the pillow regarding the Tooth Fairy amount ($2) given to my Moola Kids on those special days. What do you think … am I pearly”right”? Read More …

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Gift Chards (Gift Cards, Spelled with Silent H)

Gift cards aren’t always the perfect gift. Despite boasting no expiration date or fees, I checked the balance on mine and found big opportunity areas. Read More …

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Full of Garbage

Talk trash with me and discovers that it really can be cheap. No time to waste; become a garbage “compactor” today with these down and dirty tips! Read More …

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It’s Bank-to-School Season!

When gearing up for back-to-school shopping season, I compare my totals to the national average, demonstrating the extra costs of education. Read More …

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Receipt Replay

Let me emphasize the importance of receipt review by way of a personal anecdote that pulls on the (football) strings of my college memories. Read More …

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One In, One Out

I am infamously known by friends and family for putting retail theory into practice. Here’s a quick look at how my one in, one out policy got started! Read More …

a tip jar with a smily face on it, symbolizing server happiness found by using my suggested tip calculator alternatives

Tipping Tips

Welcome to my one stop shop for advice on how to leave quick and easy tips. It’s my pleasure to serve you in forgoing your tip calculator! Read More …

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Credit “Car”d

Car dealerships are notorious for nutty negotiation tactics. However, my husband and I recently figured out a new angle to play using our credit card that I’d love to share! Read More …

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Go Go Getter Gains

From personal experience and with straightforward explanation, let’s explore the benefits and how-to of stockpiling. Read More …

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The Three Gift Christmas

Limiting present count with a Three Gift Christmas is a novel idea for maximizing holiday meaning while minimizing the financial budget. Read More …