How To Know If Car Repairs Are Worth The Cost

Sarah Kuta  |  January 30, 2017

There comes a point in every car’s life where you find yourself swearing outside the mechanic shop because he says you need new brakes, new tires and (it feels like) new everything. It’s all totally necessary and, of course, going…

Here’s One Way To Save Enough Money To Buy A House By Age 30

Andrew Krehbiel  |  January 27, 2017

Think through all the advice we’ve heard growing up. “Actions speak louder than words.” “Don’t lick a frozen pole.” “The art is not in making money, but in keeping it.” Even though we know we need to save, we’re not…

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12 Unique Ways To Make Extra Money This Month

Natalie Southwick  |  January 27, 2017

Here are 12 creative ideas to help you make some extra money and pay off those post-holiday credit card bills—without selling any vital body parts.

If You Own A Home, Here Are 5 Ways To Save On Your Income Taxes This Year

Sarah Kuta  |  January 26, 2017

Owning your own home is amazing for a number of reasons. No annoying landlords, fewer rules and you can finally paint the walls! And hey, maybe you can even park your car in a nice, warm garage. But never forget that…

9 Easy Ways To Pay Off Your Holiday Credit Card Bill

Sarah Kuta  |  January 25, 2017

You’d just started to forget the stress of the holidays when that pesky white envelope from Visa arrives in the mail. And oh boy, December was not kind on your wallet. Sure, one of the perks of credit cards is…

7 Things You Should Never Say To A Car Dealer To Get The Best Deal On A New Car

Sarah Kuta  |  January 25, 2017

When you’re looking for the best deal on a new car there are 7 things you should never say to a car dealer in order to get the very best price.

5 Things You Can Rent Out To Earn Extra Income

Natalia Lusinski  |  January 25, 2017

Did you know you can rent out everything from your car to your parking spot?

6 Super-Simple Ways To Make Money On The Side

Natalia Lusinski  |  January 24, 2017

No matter how hard we work, sometimes having just one source of income is not enough. Whether it’s to help make ends meet or to fund something exciting like the purchase of a new car or a vacation, there are…

7 Ways To Make Money Off Of Your Photography Skills

Brittany Anas  |  January 24, 2017

Just because we all have a camera these days—err more like camera-equipped cell phones—doesn’t necessarily mean we’re all photographers. But if you’ve invested in some quality camera equipment or you could teach people a thing or two about how to rely…

Wells Fargo Will Pay You A Pretty Decent Sum To Open A New Account

Sarah Kuta  |  January 19, 2017

If you’re willing to look beyond the bank’s recent scandal, you can make some easy money by becoming a new Wells Fargo customer. The bank, which was recently fined $185 million for opening accounts without customers’ approval, is willing to give…

10 Tips To Save You Thousands On Your Wedding

Natalia Lusinski  |  January 18, 2017

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10 Small Habits To Adopt If You Are Serious About Saving Money

Natalia Lusinski  |  January 18, 2017

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This Woman Bought Only Essentials For A Year—And Saved $27,000

Bridget Sharkey  |  January 17, 2017

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.With the new…

This Tool Checks Your Local Library For Books You Plan To Buy On Amazon

Jessica Suss  |  January 13, 2017

It's easy to shop on Amazon, but now there's a browser extension that finds out if a book you'd like to buy online is available at your library.

Download These 5 Mobile Apps To Make Extra Money Using Your Smartphone

Natalia Lusinski  |  January 11, 2017

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How This Couple Lives On Less Than $1500 A Month

Carina Wolff  |  January 11, 2017

Whether you’re saving money to make repairs to your house, pay off debt or simply to build a nest egg, creating a budget can be difficult. This is especially the case when there are necessary bills to pay and daily…

Inverse Vacation Planning Is The Key To Saving Money While Jetsetting

Augusta Statz  |  January 10, 2017

If you’re planning to make 2017 the year you travel, I certainly can’t blame you. Wanderlust is real this year more than ever before, at least for me. But planning a trip can be easier said than done, especially if you’re…

10 Money Lies It’s Time To Stop Telling Ourselves

Natalie Southwick  |  January 10, 2017

It's easy to fall into the trap of repeating these 10 common money lies, but they're only making your financial life harder.

These 6 Companies Will Give You Cash For Old Phones, Tablets And Computers

Sarah Kuta  |  January 5, 2017

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Why You Should Destroy Checks After Making Mobile Deposits

Sarah Kuta  |  January 3, 2017

It’s seriously never been easier to deposit a check, thanks to the rise of mobile banking apps. Sign your check, snap a photo and watch as the money appears in your account within a few hours or days. But there…

Want To Pay Off Your Debts? Read This First

Sarah Kuta  |  January 3, 2017

If you’re staring at a mountain of debt, figuring out the best way to pay it off can be overwhelming. There are a number of methods for chipping away at debt put forward by financial experts, but new research suggests the snowball method,…

5 Smart Resolutions to Make for a Prosperous New Year

Natalia Lusinski  |  January 2, 2017

Eager to get your finances in order this year? Here's a good place to start.

Make Extra Money Shoveling Snow With This App That’s Like The Uber Of Snow Removal

Andrew Krehbiel  |  December 30, 2016

The best part of shoveling snow? Coming back inside for hot chocolate. After freezing for two hours getting in a good workout and breathing in the cold air, the moment those marshmallows hit your lips is one you will never…

Obsessed With Hobby Lobby? Here’s How To Save Even More Money At The Store

Bridget Sharkey  |  December 29, 2016

Hobby Lobby is the place to go when you want deep discounts on everything from home goods to crafting supplies, but there are ways to save even more money when you shop at your favorite store. Here are some of the…

These 7 Companies Help Employees Pay Off Their Student Loans

Sarah Kuta  |  December 28, 2016

With a little help from her employer, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 23-year-old Elaine Florentino will pay off her student loan debt a year early and for $8,000 less than she initially anticipated. Florentino, who has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s…

Here Are 5 Legitimate Mystery Shopping Companies To Work For (And How To Avoid Being Scammed)

Carina Wolff  |  December 22, 2016

Being a mystery shopper can be a great source of extra income, but like any job, you want to make sure your gig is actually legitimate. Because the industry is growing in popularity, there are plenty of jobs out there…

7 Tips To Avoid Buying A Used Car With Flood Damage

Sarah Kuta  |  December 21, 2016

If you’re in the market for a used car, there are a few obvious things to check out: How new are the tires? Has the car undergone regular maintenance? What about the brakes? But you should also be on the…

This Dad Says He’ll Be Able To Pay For Daughter’s College Education With One Real Estate Investment

Andrew Krehbiel  |  December 19, 2016

Buying a house is a long and difficult process. Buying a house to rent out to others is even more complex. But, when done successfully, it can really pay off. In fact, Washington State dad Brandon Turner says he’s completely…

Refurbished Electronics: 5 Things To Know Before You Buy

Caitlyn Maloney  |  December 16, 2016

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Slash Your Grocery Bill With These 5 Simple Ways To Save Money On Meat

Sarah Kuta  |  December 16, 2016

Chances are if you’ve look at your spending habits recently, you’ve noticed that food eats up (pun intended!) a sizable chunk of your budget. One way to slash your spending at the grocery store is to spend less on meat.…

Don’t Buy Apple Accessories Unless You See This Sticker On The Box

Caitlyn Maloney  |  December 16, 2016

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13 Ways To Save Money At The Grocery Store

Carina Wolff  |  December 14, 2016

When it comes to monthly expenses, most of us spend a good portion of our money on food. Even if you don’t eat out at restaurants very often and you try to budget during trips to the grocery store, it seems…

Here’s How One Woman Makes $800 A Month Reselling Thrift Store Clothing

Sarah Kuta  |  December 14, 2016

Kat Tretina was already a big fan of shopping at thrift stores when the thought occurred to her: Would other people pay good money for the name-brand items she found while thumbing through the racks? One day at Goodwill, she…

5 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Sticking To A Budget

Sarah Kuta  |  December 13, 2016

We all know intuitively that when it comes to money, we should be saving more and spending less. Creating a budget isn’t terribly hard. It’s sticking to that budget that can be a challenge, especially when there are gifts to…

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8 Easy Ways To Make A Little Extra Cash As A Stay-At-Home Mom

Sarah Kuta  |  December 13, 2016

There’s nothing quite as agonizing as looking at your credit card bill after the holidays. Between the holiday gifts, parties and get-togethers with friends you haven’t seen in a while, expenses can start to pile up in a big way.…

6 Ways To Save Money On Movie Tickets

Carina Wolff  |  December 8, 2016

Most people enjoy going to the movies, but if you’re a fan of the big screen and go often, you find that the cost of seeing your favorite films can quickly add up. However, just because you’re on a budget…

Here’s How To Teach Your Kids About Saving Money

Kate Desmond  |  December 7, 2016

With 2016 quickly coming to a close, and 2017 about to start, it’s time to think about resolutions and goals for the year ahead. Why not get the whole family involved and make one of those goals to save more money as a…

Here’s How To Save Big By Stacking Coupons, Rebates And Rewards

Augusta Statz  |  December 6, 2016

In the spirit of saving money this season, it’s time we all brush up on coupons, rebates and rewards. First up is coupon stacking. In this instance, the verb “stack” is literally meant to indicate that you can use coupons…

14 Stores That Send Coupons Straight To Your Phone Via Text

Caitlyn Maloney  |  December 5, 2016

Endless, easy-to-redeem coupons are just a text away! And with the holidays upon us, the timing couldn’t be better. Many stores have text alert systems that will send you coupons via text immediately after signing up. Sign up is FREE,…

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8 easy ways avoid overpaying for products on Amazon

Natalia Lusinski  |  March 29, 2016

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