Van Life: A Couple’s Journey of Retiring at 28 and Living in a Van Full Time

This couple retired at 28 to pursue living in a van full time. In order to do so, they saved over $600k in just four years. See why they chose van life, tips for calculating your early retirement savings goal, and more.

Megan Robinson 05 Nov

20 Little Known Secrets for Getting Stuff (Without Spending Money)

The word ‘Free’ has been misused too many times. Often you can only get something “free” if you buy or subscribe for a fee. Or the “free” deal is a “buy 2, get the 3rd one free” or “stay two nights and get the 3rd night free” kind of deal. You know what I mean.

Jo Anna 31 Jul

11 Extracurricular Activities That Make Your Resume Stand Out

Choosing the right extracurricular activities ideas prior to entering the workforce really can make your resume stand out. With 1.8 million people graduating from college with bachelor’s degrees each year, it’s pretty important to distinguish yourself from those that have little-to-no real world work experience. From corporate positions and full-time work from home gigs, to second…

Jamaica Winship 20 Apr

10 Sentimental Valentine’s Day Gifts For Him That Won’t Break The Bank

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to show your man how much you love him. Fortunately, giving the perfect gift doesn’t have to break the bank. To help you on this romantic journey, I’ve found 10 budget friendly DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for him that will keep you from…

Meredith Helm 01 Feb

5 Lessons Semi-Professional Poker Taught Me About Life and Money

Given the stigma around gambling, it’s pretty easy to see why people give me the side-eye whenever I say playing poker was one of the smartest financial decisions I’ve ever made. For the longest time I was never really comfortable even talking about it. It was disheartening to see the game I enjoyed so heavily…

Ben Huber 19 Oct

10 Simple Healthy Living Tips That’ll Also Save You Money

Check out these 10 healthy living tips that are both great for your health and for your wallet. Nothing can burden a budget more than an unforeseen medical expense. Healthcare is extremely expensive – even if you’re insured. According to, a 3-day hospital day averages around $30,000. Depending on your insurance, you’re likely to see…

Ben Huber 14 Feb

4 Frustrating Money Lessons as Told By A U.S. Immigrant

This week’s article is a guest post from someone who grew up in Haiti and moved to the United States after graduating high school. In this post he shares with us some important life and money lessons he’s learned since moving to the U.S.   After high school, I moved to the US to go to college. I…

Jeff Proctor 25 Sep

5 Home Exercise Programs Under $25 that Will Kick Your Butt into Shape

I prefer inexpensive, flexible workouts that I can do on my own terms. Fortunately, there are options for people like you and me, which is what I’m sharing with you today. Here are the 5 best home exercise programs out there — all less than $25.

Jamaica Winship 09 Jan

10 Tasty Meals Under 500 Calories That’ll Make You Forget You’re On A Diet

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Oh, you want us to prove it? Well then, here are 10 amazingly delicious meals under 500 calories that will have your taste buds begging for more. (Told you so.)

Meredith Helm 08 Jan

20 Cheap Date Ideas Under $20 That Are Sure to Bring Back the Spark

Date night doesn’t have to be boring or expensive anymore. We’ve put together a list of 20 fun and creative date ideas under $20 that’ll give your relationship a nice little boost. Cozy up with your planner and start penciling in the date nights!

Meredith Helm 08 Jan