Bargaineering

Bargaineering is a blog that chronicles my personal finance life and where I discuss matters of shopping, insurance, investing, retirement, loans, credit cards, mortgages, bargain hunting and other issues in my life.

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Fortune releases best workplaces for women 2017

Happy Monday! Hilarey here, editor of The Cashlorette, helping Sarah every day to empower readers to live their best lives for less. I’m filling in for Sarah on today’s article, focusing on something I am very passionate about — women in the workplace. […]

Top 5 Millennial Money Mistakes

Are you making these money mistakes? Not Using a Budget. If you don’t have a system to identify where your money is going, you’ll likely be on your way to other poor financial decisions. There are many easy budgeting methods, like envelope budgeting and the 50/20/30 method that are fool-proof ways to keep your spending in check. Not being realistic. Once you have that degree in your hand, you may […]

Cashlorette On Campus

We went back to college to see if today’s students can write a check. (offscreen) “You think you can fill out a check?” “I think I can. Today’s the 7th… I’ll make it out to $50… I think that’s it.” “I don’t think I know how to write a check. OK so the date… That’s probably not right… Um… I don’t know what goes down here. Yeah that’s all I got.” “Yeah I’d say I’m proficient at check writing. […]

Apps and platforms for every type of millennial investor

Real talk: Investing is intimidating. The stock market (and all its scary, spikey graphs and charts) can make it tempting to just stash your cash in a savings account and let it sit. But if you’re not investing, you’re missing out on the perfect opportunity to really build your wealth… which is kind of a big bummer. […]

Apps and platforms for every type of millennial investor

Real talk: Investing is intimidating. The stock market (and all its scary, spikey graphs and charts) can make it tempting to just stash your cash in a savings account and let it sit. But if you’re not investing, you’re missing out on the perfect opportunity to really build your wealth… which is kind of a big bummer. […]

3 actions to take after the Equifax data breach

This article was updated on Sept. 20 to reflect the fact that Canadians were also affected by the breach. ICYMI, there’s been a pretty big data breach at one the country’s major credit reporting bureaus, Equifax. […]

3 actions to take after the Equifax data breach

ICYMI, there’s been a pretty big data breach at one the country’s major credit reporting bureaus, Equifax. Last week, Equifax announced that it had suffered a massive hack, in which sensitive info like names, Social Security numbers, birthdates and addresses of 143 million Americans were exposed. NBD. In the fallout that has since occurred, people are peeved… and rightfully so. […]

Maximize your money: Great bank accounts for every stage of saving

Like anything in life—whether it’s getting back in the dating game after a bad breakup or finally starting your workout regimen—half the battle is just getting started. Starting that savings account you’ve been putting off is no exception! […]