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Damian Davila

Damian Davila is a Honolulu-based writer with an MBA degree from the University of Hawaii. He writes about financial topics because he enjoys helping people save money.

Latest articles by Damian Davila

Learn Something New With These 9 Cheap Apps

Why not fill your down time with knowledge? Whatever you wanna know, learning something new won't cost much with these educational apps.

7 Modern Ways to Send Money to Your Kid

When your kids need cash in a flash, use these modern tools to get them the money they need, often in just a few moments.

6 Important Things You Need to Know About the Housing Market in 2016

Whether it's your dream to own a home, or you already own your dream home, catch up on what's coming for the market this year.

10 Money Moves You Need to Make Before You Take a Side Job

You've launched your side gig — great! Now get your finances in order so your extra income doesn't become an extra worry.

The Top 7 Blogs for Entrepreneurs

Not sure how to get your business to the next level? Get some know-how from entrepreneurs who are paving the way.

8 Necessities That Will Be Cheaper in 2016

2015 was a great year — and 2016 looks even better. These eight buys will be cheaper in the New Year.

8 Money Moves to Make When You Find Out You're Pregnant

Congratulations, parents! Make these money moves now to prepare for your little bundle of joy.

The 8 Best Books for Entrepreneurs

Curl up with a good book — you might get rich. These eight business tomes come with a wealth of entrepreneurial inspiration.

I Lost My Tax Documents… Now What?

Now where did that missing 1099 go…? Never fear, here's how to deal with lost tax documents.

America Is On a Roll: 5 Economic Predictions for 2016

The U.S. economy did pretty well in 2015, and the trend is set to continue. Here's what we think the economy will do in 2016.

10 Things You Should Never Do After Getting a Raise

Congratulations on the raise — you earned it! Now keep it to yourself.

5 Reasons You Definitely Need Renters' Insurance

Yes, renters, you totally need to insure your stuff — and yourself — from mishaps big and small. Don't economize here!

4 Best Jobs for Work Life Balance

If your work-life balance has got you off-kilter, it's time to look for a job that will put you back on track.

10 Year-End Financial Moves You Must Make Now

The holidays are coming and our already busy lives are about to get busier. Put your financial house in order before the relatives arrive!

7 Best Discount Shopping Days of the Year

Black Friday is so played. From Green Monday to Super Saturday, these other big shopping days help you save throughout the season — and beyond.

7 Penalty-Free Ways to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Account

Borrow money from your IRA, penalty-free? It's possible in these seven scenarios!

Here's Everything You Need to Get Started With Bitcoin

Bitcoin is not quite as hot as it once was, but it's still traded and used. Now that prices are more modest, are you ready to test the popular cryptocurrency?

The 11 Best Websites for Renting Your Extra Space

Turn to the Internet for fast, simple, and safe ways to get your rental property in front of the right audience.

8 More Classic Personal Finance Books You Must Read

Shorter days and longer nights mean more time for reading. Why not curl up with a personal finance classic?

Watch Out for These 5 Sneaky 401K Fees

Don't let fees and plan costs sap your 401K earnings. Watch out for these five hidden retirement fees.