10 Creative Ways to Make $100/Day Online

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It’s just a simple fact of life that most of us could use a little (or a lot) more money. Whether you’re just looking for a few extra bucks for essentials or saving up to splurge on a vacation, we’re always looking for new ways to improve our budgets. I’ve written before on how to save money by curbing...

How to Make Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer

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Have you always wanted to go freelance, but have no idea where to start? Before devoting my writing efforts to Crestfox, I was a freelance writer, too. I loved the freedom of it, but I didn't know how hard, and sometimes discouraging, it could be. I made lots of mistakes in my first few months as a...

How to Crush Your No-Spend Challenge

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In a world of consumerism, fast-fashion, and credit cards, it's easy to get covered in a mountain of debt, surrounded by all your unnecessary purchases. Most of us start our adult lives with thousands of dollars of student loan debt. It's all we know. That's where the no-spend challenge comes in. Think of it...

7 Tips to Save Money on Groceries You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner

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Do you wish you could save money on groceries without having to clip coupons? Do you find yourself surprised by your grocery bill every time you run to the store? With a little planning, you can drastically reduce your monthly food budget while still eating well. Below are 7 strategies I use to keep my grocery budget...

5 Budgeting Tips for Committed Couples

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Personal finance doesn’t usually come off as romantic but when you’re in a serious relationship, talking about your future together can bring up some important questions about money. Taking that next step in your relationship means building trust with each other and making responsible decisions together. Since money is so personal, being able to openly talk about...

Ten Things I Stopped Buying to Save Money!

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If you’re anything like me, those summertime splurges and back-to-school shopping have got you thinking of different ways you could be saving more money. If you’re not anything like me, well, I’m sure you have your own reasons. Who couldn’t use a few extra bucks every month? One of the easiest ways to cut back on spending is to...

9 Ways to Save Money While Traveling

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Taking a trip doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. In fact, lots of people travel for a living! They've unlocked the secrets to traveling affordably, and you can too. If you're smart and flexible, there are lots of ways to cut costs and still have an incredible trip. Some...