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Most financial articles in regard to Television usually write about how expensive it can be with explanations of ways that you can reduce the enormous cost of your cable TV bill. While it’s certainly true that many people waste far too much money on TV and probably should take steps to reduce the amount that they pay for their cable bill, that doesn’t mean that TV can’t be a great asset to help you save money as well. So while … Continue reading
By Jessica Jackson The value of a new car drops 10 per cent the second you drive it out of the showroom – or put another way, you can save at least 10 per cent on the price of a new car by buying it slightly used. One secret every financially responsible person knows is that it’s better to buy a used car than a new car – the actual difference in quality might be negligible, but the difference in … Continue reading
The penny-pinching era has befallen us. The costs of everyday necessities are constantly increasing, salaries are barely sustainable, and the reality is that saving money is important to almost everyone these days. From busy working professionals, to stay at home moms, we can all save more by utilizing crucial decision making abilities. Saving money is not always easy, especially on items that people use on a daily basis, but it has become fundamentally necessary for survival in this world. However, … Continue reading
By Jay S. Fleischman I may be dating myself, but I remember when television was free. True, we had only a few channels to flip through but it was unheard of to write a check for something as basic as TV. Then came the cable revolution, followed by satellite and services run by your telephone company. Each year, what was once a free service has become steadily more expensive. I just never realized it until I was going through the … Continue reading
By Rachel Singer Gordon We all need to do more with less these days. As the Great Recession drags on, and the price of everything from gas to groceries continues to rise, here are the top ten tips to help you live on a shoestring budget. Plan Your Purchases Plan your purchases of everything from groceries to diapers to personal care items. Don’t shop for what you run out of, what looks tasty, or what you feel like eating this … Continue reading
By Emilie McDonough “We are facing a revolution in the way we think about ownership,” according to Rachel Botsman, author of the influential book What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. We currently live in an ownership society. The majority of Americans have a car (or two or three) in the driveway, a garage full of tools, and a closet stuffed with clothes. It is expensive to buy, insure, maintain a fleet of things, and with the rise … Continue reading
Debt and bankruptcy have the effect of doing a great job of teaching one about financial discipline. I’m not the greatest student, but that fact hasn’t discouraged my teachers. They have never given up on me. Whenever I thought my finances couldn’t get any worse, they have been there to help me. This has been the case in a large number of areas of my life, and has been especially true in the case of personal finance.