Money

Pick the best travel credit card like a pro

Filed under: Travel Industry, Did You Know Travel rewards have become about much more than just earning airline miles, and if you’ve been carrying the same card for years, you might be missing out on better rewards for the same or lower fee as banks and airlines fight for your business. If you don’t want to think much, and just ...

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The biggest retirement mistake you can make

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Finance If someone is going to make the biggest, most consequential retirement mistake possible, it’s usually going to be this: neglecting to create a vision of what they want from their retirement. Not having a plan for retirement is like launching an interplanetary space shuttle without having any regard for its destination. You’ll likely run out ...

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Quick Tricks that will Rescue Your Ruined Clothing

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Home & Garden The average American family spends $ 1,700 on clothes annually. With that kind of money going out the door, you want your apparel to last. Luckily, with just a few common household items, you can save your threads for another season. To get rid of underarm stains on your white shirts, just take ...

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How to take advantage of shoulder seasons

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Travel Industry, Did You Know Did you know: Booking your vacation in between high and low seasons can help you rake in the biggest savings? This timeframe is called the shoulder season, and it typically falls right before, or immediately after, the primetime vacation frenzy. According to travel analysts at Expedia, booking a U.S. beach vacation ...

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The meal planning schedule that will save you hundreds — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage Meal planning — we all have a general ideal of how it works, though a lot of us never bother to do it. But if you’re looking to eat healthier and save money, it’s one of the easiest things you can do. The most intimidating part of starting a meal plan can be ...

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The meal planning schedule that will save you hundreds — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage Meal planning — we all have a general ideal of how it works, though a lot of us never bother to do it. But if you’re looking to eat healthier and save money, it’s one of the easiest things you can do. The most intimidating part of starting a meal plan can be ...

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6 Reasons You’re Failing At Saving Money

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Finance When it comes to your finances, positive affirmations, a willingness to learn, and a good attitude are a plus. However, none of these attributes will help you grow your bank account unless you back them up with some action. To add to that, far too many people are plagued with bad financial habits as well. ...

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4 ways hotel points beat airline miles

Filed under: Travel Industry, Finance If you’re facing sticker shock from your travel this summer, earning points and miles is a great way to save on next year’s vacation. And while you might think airline miles are the best place to start, there are several ways hotel points can save you more with less hassle. They’re worth a look if ...

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Super saver food: rotisserie chicken

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage Looking to save time and money with your home-cooked meals? If so, rotisserie chicken just might be your greatest ally in the grocery store. Here are a few great ways this little bird can help you stretch your dollar. To start, rotisserie chicken is pre-cooked and seasoned, so the hard stuff is already ...

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Easy and cheap ways to make your home more secure — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment Did you know: Home security doesn’t always need to come with a hefty price tag? To make sure your home isn’t a target for burglars, use inexpensive plug-in timers to operate your lights and appliances while you’re away. Leaving a small desk radio on for 6 hours a day only costs about 22 cents per month. ...

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