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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

7 Things You Need to Know About Pet Insurance

Before you sign up for pet insurance, there are a few things you should know.

How to Budget When You Rely on Cash Tips

When cash tips are your main bread and butter, not just any old budget will work. Here's how to build the best budget for your money.

6 Pet Expenses You Should Never Skip

Pet care can be expensive, but there are certain pet care costs that you can't afford to skip.

11 Ways to Get the Most Value From Your All-Inclusive Vacation

You've paid for your trip, and now everything feels free. Make sure you take full advantage of that while you can.

Bookmark This: Save Money With an Easy to Follow Car Maintenance Checklist

If you want to keep your car running smoothly — and your savings account full — get proactive about regular maintenance.

Don't Carry a Balance? Here's Why You Still Need a Credit Card

You never carry a balance on your credit card, so why do you need one at all? Well, there are a few good reasons.

10 Smartphone Apps That Can Help You in an Emergency

When you're in a dire situation, an app on your phone might be the thing to save you.

Build a Secure Future Starting With Your Next Paycheck

Don't just dump your next paycheck directly into your checking account. Make these wise money moves instead.

5 Money Moves That Will Ruin Your Mortgage Application

You're ready to be a homeowner — but if you make these missteps with your money, you can kiss your mortgage application goodbye.

6 Back-to-School Items You Can Sell For Extra Cash

When school supplies are in abundance in your home, what should you do? Sell 'em!

8 Questions Real Estate Agents Hear Most Often

If you're buying or selling a home, you'll undoubtedly have questions. Your agent has probably heard them all.

8 Affordable Destinations for People Who Love to Fish

If you're looking to hook a big one before summer ends, head to one of these amazing fishing destinations.

How to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Vacation

We all want to take the perfect vacation selfie, but is it really worth ruining your trip?

Shop the Salad Bar and Other Ways to Save Big on Groceries

You've probably already tried all the possible ways to save money at the grocery store, right? Not yet you haven't!

How to Earn Extra Income With a Drone

Put that new drone to good use and make a little extra cash on the side.

23 Cheap Summer Date Ideas

Romantic dates in the summertime don't have to cost much at all.

4 Underrated U.S. Cities You Need to See This Summer

Been there done that? These often overlooked U.S. cities have plenty of charm and lots for visitors to see and do — usually for cheap.

6 Signs a Seller Should Pass on a Home Offer

Selling a home is hard work, but don't just take the first offer that knocks at the door.

8 Exciting Ways to See the Country This Summer

Looking to spice up your summer vacation? These travel tips will make you want to hit the road ASAP.

8 Ways to Get Fit While Hanging Out With Animals

Yes, you can get in shape and hang out with your four-legged friends at the same time!