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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

9 Great Jobs for Snowbirds

You can still fly south for the winter and make the same amount of money. Just choose any of these jobs.

Are You Spending Too Much on Halloween This Year?

If your Halloween shopping is more of a trick than a treat, it might be time to rein in the spending. How does your spend compare with your neighbors'?

Take Control With These Easy 5-Minute Money Fixes

Get smarter about finance, get better at managing your money, and get savvier at scoring discounts on everything you buy, all in five minutes or less.

How to Get Your Finances Back on Track After Losing Everything

Money setbacks happen. Even when it feels like you've lost everything, you can rebuild.

4 Ways to Buy a House Without a Mortgage

No mortgage? No problem. You can still purchase the home of your dreams.

8 Important Reasons to Always Call In Sick When You're Sick

Don't try to power through a cold or the flu. Listen to your body and stay in bed — you and the rest of us will feel better for it.

How to House Hunt Without Leaving Your Couch

Find the perfect new home right from the comfort of your couch. Isn't technology wonderful?

7 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Job Hunt

Are you striking out at one job interview after another? Make sure the problem isn't you.

6 Strange Ways Online Shopping Has Changed the World

The Internet has made shopping more convenient, easier, and way more fun. But there have also been some strange side effects...

How to Be the Host With the Most and Spend the Least

Being the host with the most can add up quickly. Here's how to do it for less.

8 Clever Ways to Sample the Good Life

A fishstick budget sure puts a damper on having caviar taste. Get a taste of the high life regardless with some clever workarounds.

5 Surprising Ways Revolving Debt Helps You

Some folks steer clear of revolving debt, but in truth, it can be surprisingly helpful.

Live a Longer and Happier Life With These 8 Frugal Buys

We don't often advise you to buy more stuff, but these frugal purchases really will help you live a longer, happier, healthier life. It's science!

7 Money Leaks You Need to Plug

You're dumping cash out the window (sometimes literally) if you don't plug these money leaks ASAP.

5 Reasons Fall Is a Great Time to House Hunt

The leaves are changing, and you still don't have your dream home. Hey, no worries! Fall is a great time to house hunt.

7 Reasons Millennials Should Stop Being Afraid of the Stock Market

Young people aren't investing as much as they should be — and it's costing them. Get over these fears and start putting your money to work.

5 Thoughts I Had After Paying Off My Credit Card Debt

A lot goes through your mind when you finally overcome credit card debt. After "Whoo-Hoo!," what comes next?

The Personal Finance Letter I'd Write to My Younger Self

If you could write a letter of personal finance advice to your younger, less money-smart self, what would you say?

10 Money Moves to Make Before the Leaves Change

With pumpkin spice latte season right around the corner (yes, already!), there's no better time to give your finances a full fall makeover.

5 Things Millennials Can Learn About Saving Money From Gen-X

Millennials may think they have it all down, but Gen X can impart some serious spending wisdom when it comes to shopping.