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Mikey Rox

Mikey Rox is an award-winning writer/journalist/blogger and the founder of Paper Rox Scissors, a marketing and advertising company in New York City. He lives to save big bucks whenever he can - and then brag about it.

Latest articles by Mikey Rox

8 Things That Are Cheaper to Replace Than to Fix

Cheap modern manufacturing means that for a lot of the stuff in our lives, buying new is often cheaper than fixing old.

5 Ways to Cash in on Romantic Gifts From Exes

Don't let that old jewelry from your horrible ex collect dust when it could be making you some cold, hard cash.

7 Romantic Getaways Any Couple Can Afford

If you want to get away with your honey, these affordable destinations are super romantic (and cheap!).

19 Free (or Cheap) Ways to Make Winter Hibernation Fun

Being stuck inside during the cold winter months shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg. There are plenty of ways to have fun indoors for free.

6 Ways Your Pet Can Earn a Paycheck

Raising a fur baby isn't cheap, but if you're clever, your pet can pay you back in spades.

15 Winter Must-Haves to Keep in Your Car

Winter driving takes special skill — and special gear. Before hit the road this winter, make sure your car is properly kitted.

How to Apply to Lots of Colleges Without Going Broke

Applying to college can be expensive, but it doesn't have to be! Here's how to do it on the cheap.

7 Ways to Make Money Off of Your New Year's Resolutions

When you set your resolutions this New Year's, why not figure out a way to make a little extra cash along with them?

7 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Christmas Tree

Before you toss that dried up Christmas tree on the sidewalk, give it new life instead!

8 Fabulous Last-Minute Places to Spend New Year's

Looking for a place to ring in the new year? Try these fab destinations.

How to Sell Your House Despite Your Messy Kids

Kids make a mess. You can still make a quick home sale despite the disarray.

8 Everyday Problems You Don't Need Money to Solve

Just because you're in a bit of a pickle doesn't mean you throw money at it to get you out.

9 Actions to Take When You're Denied a Credit Limit Increase

You want a higher credit limit, but your lender isn't on board. Some smart money moves now can solve this problem before you ask again.

12 Better Ways to Spend $1,000 Than on the New iPhone

Ohh, look! A shiny new iPhone! Do your wallet a favor and keep on walking.

How to Bounce Back From a Bankruptcy

A bankruptcy doesn't have to be a black mark on your financial wellbeing. You can bounce back.

How to Master These 10 Shopping Skills Before You Hit 30

Before you reach the big 3-0, make sure you have these shopping skills down.

How to Prepare Your Kids to Live On Their Own

One day your kids will be living under their own roof. Will they be prepared to go it alone?

7 Reasons You Need to Downsize

If your house is eating up too much of your time, energy, and cash, it may be time to find smaller digs.

9 Affordable Winter Getaways for the Family

While summer is the traditional season for family travel, winter offers plenty of opportunity, too. Book now — we've already done the research!

10 Money Goals You Should Set for the Holidays

The holidays can blindside your bank account. This year, make it a goal to be kind to your finances!