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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

20 Places to Find the Best Freebies

Free stuff is pretty awesome, right? Here are the best places to find all the freebies you can handle.

Score Coupons for Every Online Store (Even the Ones That "Don't Have Coupons")

Don't ever click "Buy" unless you have a discount code. Here's where to find those coupon codes, no matter where you shop.

10 Free Things That Just Aren't Worth It

Not every steal is a deal — sometimes they're just steals. Make sure you aren't getting roped in by these 10 freebies.

12 Extreme Ways to Save Money That Could Work for You

If money's tight or if you're trying to reach a lofty savings goal, try cutting spending to the bone with these extreme cost cutters.

15 Easy Ways to Save for Your Dream Vacation

Think you'll never be able to afford your dream vacation? Think again! These 15 savings techniques will get you there.

This Is How You Speed Up Your Morning Routine (and Get More Sleep)

Get all of your sleep cycles in by creating a fast and efficient morning routine that leaves you more time to snooze.

14 Ways to Retire Early

While retirement itself may seem an impossible dream, with good planning and aggressive saving, you may be able to actually retire — early.

This Is How You Rent Your Place on Airbnb — and Succeed

A Wise Bread writer and super-successful micro-subletter shares tips and advice on living large on a small hospitality business — and you can too.

9 Ways to Stop Procrastinating — NOW!

If you follow these suggestions, you can become the only person you know who doesn't procrastinate. Stop waiting, start reading, and start getting things done!

50 Smart Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

The average American's tax refund is about $3000. Here are 50 ways to put it to better-than-average use.

10 Costs You Should Always Negotiate

Almost everything is negotiable, and these 10 everyday costs are no exception. Read this list and start paying less!

14 Simple Ways to Make an Apartment a Home

Make your cookie cutter apartment feel warm and cozy with these easy home-sweet-home decor ideas.

50 Fun, Free Ways to Have a Great Time With Friends

Take your next friendly gathering from zero to fun with this collection of engaging and frugal group activities.

10 of America's Awesomest Cheap Cities

The culture, the people, the food — city life is great, but it's also expensive. Luckily, these smaller cities offer big city amenities at country prices.

The 10 Things Everyone Should Be Saving For

What are you saving for? Hopefully it's some (or all!) of these important savings goals.

The 6 Most Important Health Appointments You Must Stop Avoiding

It's easy to delay or even skip visits to the doctor or dentist. Here's why you need to make — and keep — your important annual visits.

10 Surprisingly Dangerous Things You Have in Your Home

Your home is your haven, the place you and your family seek refuge from the outside world. Make it safer by eliminating these hidden household dangers.

The Only 16 Pieces a Man Needs in His Wardrobe

You don't need a lot of clothes to stock a man's wardrobe properly — just these timeless and versatile pieces.

10 Things You Did Wrong at Your Last Job Interview

Have you landed a couple interviews, but never the job? Maybe you're committing one of these common job interview mistakes.

You Are Lying to Yourself About Your Money

Most of us agree that other people fail at personal finance, but we think our own finances are fine. That's the first of many lies we tell about our money.