How to Achieve a 50% Savings Rate (or Better!)

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The legendary 50% savings rate – for some it seems unattainable. But, the truth of the matter is that it’s just simple math. The math is the easy part, though. In order for this to actually work you will have to (1) track your spending, (2) control each expense category, and (3) save the difference.

This post will show you exactly how much you can spend at various income levels in each of your expense categories in order to achieve a 50% savings rate (or better).… Read More

7 Frugal Holiday Gift Ideas You Didn’t Think Of

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It’s holiday season and you know what that means … all budgets are off. Wrong! The holidays don’t have to break the bank. In fact, there are plenty of frugal holiday gift ideas that your friends, family, coworkers, and wallet will all love!

In order to succeed this holiday season you just need to brainstorm frugal holiday gift ideas (done for you in this post), write down your budget plan, and execute!… Read More

Travel Hacking for Dummies

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What exactly is ‘travel hacking’? In simple terms, travel hacking is the art of utilizing credit card sign-up bonuses to earn points and miles in order to travel anywhere for FREE.

I won’t waste any more of your time, so let’s get started with travel hacking! This post is your step-by-step guide to signing up for your first card, earning your points, and spending them.… Read More