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12 Money-Saving Tricks You Can Learn From Hipsters

You know why Hipsters ride fixies? One gear is cheaper than 10. That and more frugal lessons from the latest edition of youth counter-culture.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make a Better Budget Today

Today we found some great articles with helpful tips to make your budget better, the smartest way to repay your student loans, and the only legit reasons to work for free.

Never Use Cash for These 11 Things

Living the cash-only lifestyle can be good for your budget — except when it isn't. Learn why some purchases are best made on credit.

4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Every Major Purchase

Before you break out the checkbook, ask yourself a few probing questions. Your future self will thank you, whether you decide to buy or not.

73 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!

13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today

All small purchases add up quickly and ruin budgets, but these wastes are just silly — or even harmful. Find out what not to buy.

The 10 Most Low Effort Ways to Save Money Ever

Saving more money is easy once you set your mind to it. Start doing so with these simple savings strategies.

9 Ways Staying on Budget Can Be Fun (Really!)

Let's face it: Staying on budget is hard. But if you make it fun, you'll get some short-term kicks while you're saving for long-term goals.

The Most Valuable Thing Debt Takes From You Isn't Money — It's This

The longer you stay in the debt, the more it's going to cost you.

4 Financial Mistakes That Limit Your Freedom

The mistakes you make with money hurt more than your finances — they limit your freedom. Are you making any of these mistakes?

Do This One Thing Every Day to Defeat Out-of-Control Spending

If you're worried about how much you're spending, keep your wallet in check with this simple daily task that has profound long-term effects.

15 Ways to Stay on Budget — Even With Your Spendy Friends

You don't have to give up spending time with your friends if you have decided to stop spending money. Here's what to do instead.

The Only 3 Budgeting Apps You Need to Know About

Getting control of your money is a lot easier with a budget, and these budgeting apps make the process super simple.

How I Erased $70,000 of Debt and Became an Eventual Millionaire

Personal finance blogger Jaime Tardy shares how she eliminated more than $70k of debt and then set her financial sights even higher.

Best Money Tips: Budgeting for the Present and Future

Today we found some stellar articles on budgeting for the present and future, buying life insurance, and financial considerations before you become your own boss.

Save Money and Eat Better With a 7-Step Food Budget

Wasting food is wasting money. Get control of your fridge, your pantry, and your diet to save big on on your monthly food bill.

Snowballs or Avalanches: Which Debt Reduction Strategy Is Best for You?

There are two leading strategies for debt elimination. Both will work, but one gets you out of debt a little faster and a lot richer.

How to Get Back on Track When You're Behind on Your Bills

The bills are punctual, but your payments keep leaving late. Get ahead of your payables by knowing what you owe and making a plan to pay it.

8 Financial To-Do's for College Freshmen

Don't make college more expensive than it already is with bad financial habits. Learn these fundamental money lessons before you head off to class.

Psychology of Money: How We Secretly Want People to Make Us Buy Things

A good financial plan includes planning and budgeting for both needs and wants. Don't let short term wants steal from those wants you really desire.