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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 Times You Should Say Yes to New Credit Card Offers

Usually you're better off shredding all those credit card offers that come in the mail. Find out when to break out the letter opener instead.

12 Foods Nutritionists Say You Should Splurge On

We don't often encourage you to spend more at the grocery store, but if your budget allows, consider adding these superfoods to your grocery list.

7 Money-Saving Tricks You Can Learn From Same-Sex Couples

Same-sex couples have a lot to teach heteros about partnering up, starting with some easy cost cutting and frugal living tips.

7 Stress-Free Ways to Stay Productive on Vacation

Make the most of your time away by following good productivity habits. You'll enjoy yourself and find more time and energy for more fun stuff, too.

31 Productive Things to Do in January to Start the New Year Off Right

Make this year your greatest by making January your most productive month ever with this collection of simple, life-enhancing daily to-dos.

How to Host a Great New Year's Eve Party for Cheap

Get a headstart on your resolution to spend less next year by hosting a frugal (but still fun!) New Year's Eve Party.

Scientists Say These 8 Cheap Buys Can Boost Your Mood

You don't need to dig deep into your wallet for a quick pick-me-up — you just need to know where to shop for smart and frugal mood boosts.

6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

Lots of little annoyances can add up to serious stress. Cut out those small sources of stress to fret less and enjoy life more.

10 Things in Your Pantry That Don't Last as Long as You Think

Flour, sugar, canned ham and other pantry items don't actually last forever. Keep your eye on these pantry staples and catch them before they go off.

18 Little Food Shopping Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

A bunch of grocery shopping mistakes like these can take a big bite out of your budget. Are you making the most of every grocery store visit?

Beware These 16 Holiday Hazards

The holidays bring their own special risks and dangers. Keep your celebration a happy one by avoiding these festive season hazards.

7 Ways to Pick the Bank That's Right for You

With so many banks — and credit unions! — vying for your business, it can be hard to choose. Here's how to find the bank that works for you.

10 Ways to Make Your Shoes Last Longer

Extend the life of your footwear — and the heft of your wallet — with these cheap and easy ways make your soles last longer.

11 Laundry Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

Your clothes aren't getting clean and it's all your fault. How many of these washday mistakes are you making?

Turn Your Home Into a Rental in 9 Easy Steps

Whether it's your primary residence or a second, turning your place into someone else's rented abode is a great way to generate extra cash.

How to Host Thanksgiving in a Tiny Apartment

Make the most of your tiny situation and all your guests this Thanksgiving will wonder how you did it.

5 Ways to Automate Your Finances

Let robots manage your money for you and you'll never pay a late fee or go over budget again.

How to Look Rich on Social Media

You don't have to be rich to seem rich and nowhere is this more true than on social media. Start crafting a wealthier virtual you.

Get Rich Walking Dogs in 9 Easy Steps

With a low barrier to entry, dog-walking is a great way to earn extra income — or much more. Here's how to get started.

9 Ways to Lose the Clutter and Keep the Memories

You don't treasure all those knick-knacks — you cherish the memories they conjure. Here's how to clear the clutter and still keep what matters.