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Personal finance tips, hacks and strategies from experts who have "been there". Keep more money in your pocket using these helpful resources you can actually implement.

8 Different Ways to Afford the Holidays

The holidays are a magical time. Between the twinkling lights and the ever-familiar holiday tunes, the magic in the air is real. In fact, many people are willing to go to great lengths to make it as magical as possible. That includes spending a large chunk of their money on all sorts of holiday hoopla.

11 Money Questions to Ask Your Roommate

Making the decision to live with someone, especially a perfect stranger, can completely disrupt your life. If you make the wrong choice, you could wind up sharing space with a disrespectful slob who pays rent late – if at all.

Five Ways to Manage Your Finances As a Freelancer

Working as a freelancer or independent contractor is like riding a roller coaster. One month you’re flush with cash and the next you’re wondering how you’ll pay the bills. Sometimes you wish you still received a regular paycheck. How can you smooth out some of the financial bumps in the self-employment road?

9 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Day

Weddings are known as a once in a lifetime event. But, while choosing the perfect venue and finding a beautiful gown are important, it’s probably best for your wedding day to not cost your entire life savings.

7 Steps to Complete a Mid-Year Financial Check-Up

Annual wellness check-ups are a great way to keep tabs on your health and ensure you’re making the right choices for your mind and body. But, when it comes to your personal well-being, are annual check-ups only for your physical health? What about your financial well-being?

What to Expect When You Meet with a Financial Advisor

Whether you’re struggling to reach your financial goals or have a good start toward wealth prosperity, meeting with a financial advisor is a great way to determine a long term money strategy for you.

Travel Hack Your Summer Vacation to Save Money

The term travel hacking sounds shameful at worst and like a scam at best, but travel hacking is simply taking advantage of the sign-on bonuses credit card companies offer in order to subsidize the cost of a trip. The risk, of course, is finding yourself overspending and creating credit card debt.

How to Start a Side Hustle and Stop Stressing about Saving

Pay yourself first. Set financial goals. Automate your savings. It doesn’t matter which version of this personal finance mantra you’ve heard, it all means the same thing: saving money is an important part of your financial health.