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.
You don't have to spend half a paycheck on a nice pair of jeans. Cheap, stylish, and well-fitting jeans exist. You just have to know where to look.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Shopping, Style
Lent a friend some money and still waiting to be repaid? Ask for your money back politely and frankly to keep both your money and your friends.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Debt Management, Family
Call your friends and pack up the car — it's road trip season! Here's how to do it on the cheap.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: General Tips, Lifestyle, Travel
When you're hungry, save time and money with these five-ingredient recipes that use items that you may already have on hand.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Food and Drink
Breaking a bad habit doesn't cost a dime but might save you plenty while boosting your confidence and your social capital. Learn how with these five easy steps.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Life Hacks, General Tips, Personal Development
Wish you could work with people you actually like? You can — just try one of these ideas for earning cash with your buds.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Entrepreneurship, Extra Income
If you're dating, the rules of who pays the first time you meet can get murky. One writer clarifies the situation (hint: always bring your wallet).
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Entertainment, Lifestyle
You can be cheap without looking cheap — just follow this guide to finding inexpensive, great-looking tuxes and gowns.
There's lots to be said about life on the open road. Before you sell the house and everything in it, consider these seven realities of living in an RV.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Lifestyle
The next time you're packing lunch, leave the bread at home — instead, try one of these delicious and fun non-sandwich meals.
Feel like your brain is drained? Get inspired with these 25 tips for expanding your creative horizons.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Personal Development, Productivity
From decluttering to volunteering to getting healthy and much more, these 52 projects give you something to work on every weekend of the year.
It's easy to give up when you're afraid, but that's no way to live. Overcome your fears with this expert advice on doing the things that frighten you.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Personal Development
Milk crates are storage stalwarts because they're cheap and sturdy, but they can do so much more than just store books and LPs.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: DIY, Home, Lifestyle
With some creativity and effort, you can boost your bottom line quickly to pay down a small debt or save something extra.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, Debt Management, Extra Income
Mint is more than just delicious. Discover 15 great ways to use this herb, from refreshing your skin to controlling pests.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Food and Drink, Health and Beauty
Small changes can make a big difference to your savings account. Jump-start your savings with these 25 easy ways to put away $5.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, Extra Income
When there's something strange in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call? Your neighbors, of course! Discover all the great reasons to know who's next door.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Home, Lifestyle
Craigslist can be a great resource. But if well-publicized stories about scams and other dangerous activities have you worried, follow these tips to keep safe.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Frugal Living, Consumer Affairs
In most relationships, one partner earns more money than the other. Learn how to prevent it from becoming a source of tension.