Mikey Rox's blog

13 Hacks to Avoid Burnout at Work

Work will run you ragged, but you don't have to let it. Take control of your day — and take charge of avoiding burnout.

8 Home Buys You Should Never Skimp On

From door locks to kitchen appliances, some things are worth the extra cost. Shop smart, but don't skimp when it comes to these home buys.

11 Ways Business Travel Helps Your Wallet

Business travel gets to be a grind fast, but if you're clever, all those miles on the road can turn into cash in your pocket.

Fired? Here's How to Keep It From Hurting Your Career

Getting fired is devastating — but you really can bounce back. Polish up your image, keep your chin up, and land your next job fast.

9 Things You Should Never Skimp on When Traveling

It's smart to cut some corners while traveling — but not for everything. Find out where to scrimp and where to splurge for the best vacation ever.

5 Times a Gym Membership Isn't Worth It

Exercise is one key to frugal living — but that gym membership may be a waste of dough. Go ahead, ditch the gym and commit to truly frugal fitness.

7 Ways to Lower Your Credit Card Interest Rate

It might be time for better credit terms. With a little planning, you can negotiate your way to lower credit card interest rates.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Secured Credit Card

It takes credit to build credit — one of life's great ironies. To build a good rating, don't be afraid to turn to a good secured credit card.

10 Relationship Rules You Should Be Breaking

Rules are made for breaking — even in relationships. Ditch these old-fashioned mandates that may just be holding you back.

8 Savings Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Even the best savers among us sometimes slip up, but if you can avoid these common savings mistakes and your money will grow and grow.

6 Ways to Make Extra Money Using Social Media

How many social media platforms do you check in with every day (or every hour)? Turn your social media time sink into an extra income, instead.

10 Tricks You Should Learn From Great Hagglers

Haggling can save you some decent cash, but what if you hate to ask? Buck up and learn how to get the price that's right for you — and your budget.

Oops — I Maxed Out My Credit Cards. Now What?

The convenience of paying with plastic can sometimes lead to trouble. Here's what to do if you've maxed out your credit cards.

6 Reasons You Should Always Hire a Moving Company

You're moving into a new place, and you're trying to save some cash. Whatever you do, don't skimp on professional movers.

10 Ways to Have a Cheaper Easter

Easter is not the most extravagant holiday but that bunny can still bite your budget. Fill this year's basket with frugal tips as well as treats.

8 Terrible Restaurant Values You Should Avoid

Everyone knows dining out is rarely frugal, but some dishes take the cake. If you value value, choose something else from the menu.

8 Ways to File Your Taxes for Free in 2015

If you made less than $60k in 2014, you can file for free, even with popular tax-prep software. You have lots of other free options, too — use them!

9 Ways to Spend Less on Your Significant Other (And Not Get Killed!)

Date nights and holidays shouldn't cost a fortune. You can spend less on your SO — and still show your love with thoughtful gifts that count plenty.

6 Effective Ways to Make Yourself More Employable

A lengthy search for a new job is stressful and frustrating. Cut ahead of the rest with these sure-fire ways to make yourself more employable.

10 Stupid Shopping Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Sometimes we're not as thrifty as we think we are. Avoid these shopping slip-ups and bring home more for less every time.