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50k a Year Is Not What It Used to Be

It’s so funny how a mere five to ten years can dramatically change your perspective. Well, let’s add in there that a large chunk of perspective when it comes to money and how much things cost and how far a certain amount of money per year is gonna get you, has a lot to [...]

Smart Phones Allow You To Find Great Deals

I love having a smartphone. I think it has actually helped me to improve my financial situation in a variety of ways. First and foremost, it allows me to easily monitor things for my business.

In addition to holding my 9-5 job, I also run a business on the sideline which relies a [...]

Saving Money on Road Trips

Although “saving money” and “road trip” may no longer be logically linked together, what with the crazy high gas prices now, there are ways that you can make a scaled back family vacation where you drive in a car instead of pay (also high) airfare.

The first is to get yourself a great [...]

Gas and Food Astronomical

Hate to be the bearer of what seems like constantly bad news for our financial straits right now, but there are several factors working against the hard working people of America right now. We used to be the land of golden opportunity, but that paradigm is slowly starting to shift thanks to a stagnant [...]

How Much of Your Gas is Taxes?

I was stunned when I learned how much, per gallon, you can actually be paying toward taxes, instead of the actual gas itself. It’s particularly disgusting to read how much people in places like California, which currently has the biggest budget crisis of all, have to pay in gasoline taxes.

People in California currently [...]

Gas Rewards the Way to Go with Prices Skyrocketing?

Gas reward credit cards are immensely popular already. They may actually be third behind travelling rewards card like airline miles credit cards and generall, all purpose rewards cards, which give you money back for your purchases, or points toward a preselected “store” of goods.

With the price of gasoline on the rise again in [...]

Financial Hurdles of Tomorrow

Most people, no matter what walk of life you come from, are facing some difficult times right now. Whether you know friends or family who have lost their jobs, reduced their pay, cut hours, or had to move away just to get another job, this country’s great financial fall as of the last 3 [...]