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Category: Saving Money Online

The Element of Saving

Piggy Bank

“A PART OF ALL YOU EARN IS YOURS TO KEEP”

From the famous words of the famous financial book, “The Richest Man in Babylon” by George Samuel Clason, we have the barebones foundation for saving money. I’ve just started reading the book and I’ve already extracted much wisdom in only the first 20 pages. If you would like to check the book out yourself, you can buy it on Amazon (Yes, that is indeed an … Read the rest

Do you want to Look Rich or Be Rich?

Mercedez Benz

*Disclaimer: This is not a post on how to get rich. I examine the concept of looking like you have money vs. actually having money.

I’ve noticed people close to me making poor financial moves this month. This caused me to examine myself and I began to reflect on a quote my father says as a reminder from time to time, “Do you want to look rich or be rich?”. I’ve always understood that we … Read the rest

How To Crush Impulse Buying

GameStop - video game store

“Yeah, I’ll take one of those too”.

I walked into Gamestop one day to kill some time before my movie started. I looked around until I saw a red 3DS hanging from the wall. I’ve been wanting one for years but never got around to buy one. Now’s my chance, I thought. It was $180, but I also needed some games. I grabbed a few and handed them to the cashier. I watched the total … Read the rest

Needs versus Wants (and How to Separate Them)

Needs versus Wants

Back in fifth grade, I went to an overnight camp with my school. On the last day there, everyone gathered together for our last group activity. For the activity, our groups had to find signs that had a certain “need” written on them that people needed to survive; water, food, shelter, etc. These few signs were scattered all around the whole forest camp grounds. The catch was, there were also many, many signs with “wants” … Read the rest

Get Paid For Buying Stuff Online

Paribus - Logo

As the main goals of this site (A. To Make Money Online / B. To Save Money Online), I’m dedicated to sharing ways/opportunities to carry out these goals. Therefore, in one of my recent searches to save money, I’ve found this app called Paribus. Paribus examines your recent online purchases and whenever there is a price drop from an eligible store (Amazon, Macy’s, Best Buy, etc), it will automatically refund the difference from the retailer. … Read the rest

Top Coupon Sites To Save You Money Shopping Online

Have you ever started shopping online on your favorite store’s site and got sick just seeing that ridiculous total? Instead of dumping out your cart, I have a solution! Many of you already knew shopping sites provide you with an option to input a coupon or promo code to get a discount. But, it may be extremely difficult hunting down a good code over the internet. That’s why I’ll give you some great options for … Read the rest

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