Get Rich Slowly

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Why we spend: Are you falling for these costly biases?

This article is by Suba Iyer, who currently writes for FiveCentNickel.com. Until a few years ago, I used to frequent a store that gave $10 (technically a credit of $10 toward future purchases, but it wasn’t cash) back for every $50 purchase. […]

How to save money from falling gas prices

This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. The price of gasoline in the U.S. dropped for 97 days straight beginning in late September 2014. According to the American Automobile Association, the gas we buy today costs an average $1.11 per gallon less than this time last year. Averages are great liars, of course. […]

How to save money from falling gas prices

This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. The price of gasoline in the U.S. dropped for 97 days straight beginning in late September 2014. According to the American Automobile Association, the gas we buy today costs an average $1.11 per gallon less than this time last year. Averages are great liars, of course. […]

How to get out of debt on a low income

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. You’ve seen the get-out-of-debt advice: Quit buying lattes. Sell your stuff. It’s good advice, but it doesn’t apply to you. Because of your low income, a latte hasn’t touched your lips in years. And your stuff? You’ve been limping along for months now. No one wants what you have. […]

How to get out of debt on a low income

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. You’ve seen the get-out-of-debt advice: Quit buying lattes. Sell your stuff. It’s good advice, but it doesn’t apply to you. Because of your low income, a latte hasn’t touched your lips in years. And your stuff? You’ve been limping along for months now. No one wants what you have. […]

Ask the Readers: 2015 is my year to…

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. As the editor for Get Rich Slowly, my daily existence is spent learning about, reading about, and sometimes writing about personal finance. I can’t say I’m an expert. Like many, I’m in the process of mastering my finances. But being immersed in the subject as I am has definitely opened my eyes and changed the way I handle my finances for the better. […]

Ask the Readers: 2015 is my year to…

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. As the editor for Get Rich Slowly, my daily existence is spent learning about, reading about, and sometimes writing about personal finance. I can’t say I’m an expert. Like many, I’m in the process of mastering my finances. But being immersed in the subject as I am has definitely opened my eyes and changed the way I handle my finances for the better. […]

How to evaluate mutual funds to boost your returns

This article is by staff writer Robert Brokamp. I’m a bit of a nut about Christmas; I even have a daughter named Noelle. So this time of year can be a bit of downer for me. The tree gets disassembled, the Bing Crosby CDs get packed away, and the holiday cards stop coming. […]

How to evaluate mutual funds to boost your returns

This article is by staff writer Robert Brokamp. I’m a bit of a nut about Christmas; I even have a daughter named Noelle. So this time of year can be a bit of downer for me. The tree gets disassembled, the Bing Crosby CDs get packed away, and the holiday cards stop coming. […]

Get a good workout without a gym membership

This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. Recently, my sister and I were discussing our love/hate relationships with exercise when she told me something that struck me as funny. Apparently, she has trouble convincing herself to jog as long as she should, so she devised a plan. […]