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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

The 10 Most Low Effort Ways to Save Money Ever

Saving more money is easy once you set your mind to it. Start doing so with these simple savings strategies.

The 11 Best and Worst Things to Buy Used

Books? Yep! Houses? Absolutely! Swimwear? Ack, no! Those and other thrift store buys sorted into best and worst.

10 Things You Should Do Now to Get Your Finances in Order for the Holidays

Get an early start on the holidays planning by fixing your finances. That way, you'll have one less resolution to make when the New Year arrives.

7 Ways Losing Weight Will Make You Richer

You've heard all the reasons why you should get fit and stay fit. Here's the clincher — losing weight can save you thousands of dollars.

Employers Care More About Skills Than Your Degree — So Here's What You Should Do

In a tight job market for grads, marketable skills matter more than ever. Highlight what you can do today instead of that degree you earned yesterday.

Replace These 8 Luxury Buys With Their Cheaper, Better Alternatives

Look beyond the status that goes with a luxe price, and these cheap alternatives give you most of the value, but at a fraction of the cost.

Never Use Your Credit Card to Pay for These 10 Things

Paying with plastic can be really convenient — it can also be really, really expensive. Avoid the extra costs by avoiding these 10 purchases.

10 Places to Get Free Personal Finance Classes

Wise Bread is a great source of personal finance basics, but only one thing beats a proper, quality financial education — a FREE high quality financial education.

10 Unexpected Things You Should Consider When Picking Where You Retire

Before you downsize and leave town for retirement, make sure where you want to live meshes with how you want to live.

14 Things Good Hosts Never Do

You're sure to be the host with the least if you're doing any of this at your next gathering.

8 Things People With Good Credit Never Do

Want good credit? Don't do this.

10 Smart Ways to Make Yourself Love Saving Money

Saving money is hard, especially if your savings goals are big. Make saving fun with some simple motivational strategies.

13 Creative Ways to Avoid Spending Money

You're trying to stick to your budget, but it's really hard to stop spending! Resist the urge to spend with these 13 tricks of the tight-fisted.

A Used Car Salesman Reveals Dirty Tricks (and How to Beat Them)

A former used car salesman reveals some tricks of the trade. Before you buy a used car, read this!

These 5 Apps Can Fix Your Finances

Tracking expenses is the first step toward wise money management. These apps help you monitor spending — and much more.

6 Things That Seem Like Splurges But Are Actually Savvy Buys

Sometimes spending more for "wasteful" products or services turns out to be the best value — in dollars and sense.

18 Awesome Things You Can Do This Weekend for Under $10

Looking for fun this weekend but wallet's looking a little thin? No problem, all you need is ten bucks and creative ideas like these.

12 Ways to Make a Tiny Apartment Awesome

Make life in a tiny space seem elegant rather than cramped with a few simple decorating and design tricks.

10 Things Worth Paying More For

We're all about finding the best value, and sometimes the only way to get it is to fork over cash. Here are a few things it pays to pay more for.

6 Things You Might Do on Your First Day of Retirement

Happy day! Your work career is finally officially over and your time is your own. Now what?