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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

5 Financial Mistakes You Need to Stop Making by 30

By the big Three-Oh, you're no finance rookie. Leave these money mistakes in your 20s and kick bad spending habits to the curb. No excuses!

7 Times to Avoid Debit or Credit Cards

The convenience of credit and debit cards is hard to beat, but sometimes it's better to shell out the cash.

8 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Enjoying Cardio

If feeling the burn doesn't float your boat, these cardio workout hacks may be the motivation you need. You can do it!

14 Things You Should Do When You Move to a New Town

Welcome to the neighborhood! Here's how to plant your roots in the new town you call home.

22 Cheap Ways to Keep Cool During the Hottest Month of the Year

Summer sun can be too much of a good thing when temperatures rise. Here's how to beat the heat for next to nothing.

The 10 Best Networking Tips for People Under 40

Getting ahead in the world is all about who you know, so get out there and start meeting the people who can push you forward!

12 Money Adjustments You Should Make Mid-Year

It's time to consult our mid-year financial checklist and make some important money moves to set yourself up the end of '15 and the coming of '16.

20 Cheap Fun Things to Do With Kids This Weekend

Go on, let the kids enjoy their summer — it doesn't have to cost a fortune! Entertain them for free or close to it with these fun activities.

3 Pearls of Financial Wisdom From Dave Ramsey

Personal finance guru Dave Ramsey is full of advice on managing money. Here are three of our favorite lessons from the Financial Peace University.

9 Times You Should Demand a Refund

Why waste your hard-earned money on a sub-par product or service? Here's when to (politely) demand a refund.

10 of the Coolest Sayings About Saving

Saving money is cool. Here are 10 easy-to-remember ways to remind yourself.

6 Sneaky Ways You Cheat on Your Budget

No one likes a cheater — your budget included! Nix these small budget habits that are causing big harm to your finances.

8 Technologies We Wish Were Never Invented

The future is now — and it's slightly more annoying, unhealthy, and destructive than we we ever dreamed of. Where's the "undo" button?

5 Tricks to Beating Budget Burnout

Creating a budget is hard but sticking to it might be harder. Don't let burnout ruin all your work so far.

10 Barbecue Hacks to Master This Summer

You'll reach Grillmaster status with these simple tricks for healthier, tastier, and easier barbecuing this summer. Get outside and cook!

7 Ways to Negotiate Medical Bills

Don't ignore a hefty medical bill. If you think there might be an error, or you can't afford to pay, it's time to negotiate.

11 Signs You Need to Dump Your Friend

Gossips, cheats, assorted scoundrels — you don't need them in your life, so go ahead and drop them. And not just on Facebook, either.

8 Money Moves CPAs Say You Must Make

Take it from the professionals — the sooner you start making the right choices with your money, the sooner you'll reach financial freedom.

13 Cheap Ways to Beat Stress

Take some "me time" to kick stress to the curb without breaking the bank. Now don't you feel refreshed?

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Next Promotion

It's hard enough getting ahead without you putting up barriers to your own success. Are you undermining your career?