Category Archives: Money Hacks

Money Hacks : Thirty-five Life Hacks That Will Save You Thousands

By Jeff Yeager, Best-Selling Author and Personal Finance Expert If you saw a $20 bill on the sidewalk, you’d definitely bend over to pick it up, wouldn’t you? Well, without much more effort than that, you can save at least that much — and probably a lot more — by employing a host of everyday life hacks. Read on for 35 money-saving tips to pad your bank account with hundreds — or even thousands — of doll READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Four Money Management Hacks to Boost Your Budget

The fundamentals of budgeting don’t require any great financial genius. But once you’ve created that budget, you have to follow it, and that’s where feelings of constraint or frustration can set. Here are four simple money management “life hacks” you can employ to help you stick to your budget more easily and enjoyably. 1. Put Wants and Needs in Separate Categories When you write your READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Three Easy Money Hacks for Paying Off Your Home Faster (Without Wrecking Your Budget)

If nothing’s certain in life except death and taxes, a mortgage surely isn’t far behind—at least that’s the case for 70% of Americans, according to a recent study by Zillow. But have you ever stopped to imagine life without a mortgage? When you’re on a budget, it can be hard to picture. After all, you kinda like the whole eating-three-meals-a-day thing and don’t want to give it up to make room for loft READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Twenty Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Finances

We had the Parent Hacks earlier this week, and I was thinking it would be fun to do the same with finances — ways to trick yourself, to get around obstacles, to boost your accounts, without it hurting. Improving your finances improves your happiness, in general, so I thought it would be important to share stuff that’s worked for me. I’m in the best financial shape in my life, despite quitting my job and my w READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Ten Life Hacks That Will Make You Richer

These clever shortcuts will help you earn more on the job and cut down on needless costs. icking up new skills as an adult can be tricky, especially when your energy and free time is precious. But prowess in different areas is not all created equal. Investing in certain abilities can get you big rewards for relatively little effort. MONEY interviewed dozens of experts in different fields to find out which skills, t READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Thirteen Simple House Cleaning Hacks to Save You Time and Money

Unless you’re vying for a guest spot on a reality show about dirty houses, you probably spend at least some of your day wiping down counters and wondering why nothing ever stays sparkling. Wouldn’t you rather do your cleaning in less time and save money to boot? We thought so. Here are a whole slew of cleaning hacks to make your life easier. 1. Use a Caddy for Your Supplies It may not necessarily be a hack, bu READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Twenty Mini Money Hacks To Save You A Lot

Do you like to save money? Dumb question, right – you work hard for your money, so you want to keep as much of it as possible. There are plenty of ways to save money without spending hours to do so. Here are 20 simple mini money saving hacks that can help you save a lot. Let’s get straight to the point and start saving… 1. Put your savings on auto-pilot You can automate just about everything; and you should. READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Fifty Quick & Easy Ways to Save Money

If you think that budgeting and saving money is hard, think again! These days, there are so many easy ways to save a buck or two. Whether you’re using the best websites to score great deals or simply being more money-conscious, you can easily slash hundreds—if not thousands—of dollars from your yearly expenses by learning a few of the tricks and tips we’ve listed below. 1. Start a piggy bank. Emptying your READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Seven Money Hacks You Must Know

By Libby Kane Just before the Enron scandal broke, the company’s CEO immediately put his money into annuities—in his wife’s name. Why? Because those assets are creditor-protected, so they can’t be seized (in this case, by the government). This is just one example of many—remember the14% tax rate Mitt Romney paid on his $13 million income?—illustrating how extremely wealthy people get the most from their READ MORE ...

Money Hacks : Seventeen Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Finances

01.Use cash. Instead of charging things to credit cards or debit cards, use cash for non-bill spending such as eating out, gas, groceries. Spending cash makes the spending more real, and there’s an added advantage of knowing when you’re out of cash, instead of spending more than you. 02.Small weekly savings transfers. I got this idea from my friend who automatically deducts $20 a week from his check to savings. READ MORE ...