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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

14 Reasons to Celebrate Getting Older

Aging is nothing to fear. There are plenty of ways getting older makes life more enjoyable.

12 Easy Ways to Win Over Your Neighbors

You don't get to pick your neighbors, so you might as well try to get along with them.

How to Save Big on Indoor and Outdoor Greenery

Plants bring the beauty of nature into your home, but costs can add up. Here's how to keep your budget in the black when planting more green.

How to Manage Money When You Hate Thinking About It

If the thought of managing your green has you seeing red, take heart; it doesn't have to be complicated!

How to Prep Your Finances for an Emergency Vet Visit

For a pet parent, an emergency visit to the vet is always stressful. Here's how to handle it financially.

16 Must-Haves to Pack for Your Next Cruise

Before you step foot on the gangplank, check your pockets and luggage for these essentials. You're gonna need 'em!

Could You Make Ends Meet If You Were Suddenly Disabled?

No one is immune to disabling injury or illness. Are you prepared for the what-if?

Here's What to Do If You Get Audited

You're being audited. Don't panic — these steps will help you navigate the process.

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.