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To get you started, here are some of my most popular posts:
Are you setting up a budget?
- Budget Tool Showdown: Mint vs Every Dollar vs YNAB
- 100+ Budget Categories: The Ultimate List
- Quiz: How Much Money Should You Save for an Emergency Fund?
Looking to reduce your monthly bills?
- Watch Sports Without Wasting a Fortune on Cable
- How I Lowered My Wireless Phone Bill by $624/year
- Cut the Cord Without Giving Up Your DVR
- Easily Get a Discount on SiriusXM Radio
Want to Shop Smarter?
- Costco vs. Amazon: Which Has the Cheapest AA Batteries?
- Best Value for Kids’ Glasses: Costco vs. Walmart vs. Target
- 9 Important Reasons You Should Avoid Home Sales Parties
- How to Buy a Beginner Flute
Looking For Cheaper Alternatives to Expensive Brands?
- Best Cheap Nerf Guns
- Cheap Duck Boots: Alternatives to L.L. Bean Boots
- Cheap DIY Phone Loopy Grip: Popsocket Alternative
- Review: Best Generic Coffee (Whole Bean)
- Cheaper Alternatives to Ray-Ban Sunglasses
- Swedish Dishcloth Review
- Cheaper Alternatives to Sperry Top-sider Boat Shoes
- Cheaper Alternatives to Thirty-One Utility Totes
- Cheaper Alternatives to ENO Hammocks
- Cheaper Alternatives to Young Living & Doterra Essential Oils
Want to learn more about taxes?
- 5 Secrets Your Tax Preparer Doesn’t Want You to Know
- The Most Important Tax Lesson You Need
- Why You Should Max Out Your HSA Contributions
- How to Make the Most of Tuition Tax Benefits
Raising kids who are smart about money?
Trying to save on kids’ clothes?
- 12 Ways to Get the Best Deals at Kids’ Consignment Sales
- 15 Ways to Make Big Money at Kids’ Consignment Sales
- 9 Ways to Save Money on Back-to-School Clothes
- 8 Tips for Successful Thrift Store Shopping