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6 Ways to Shop Smarter Online

More than 79% of Americans purchased goods and services online in 2018 and that number is expected to exceed 90% in 2023.  Online shopping is becoming the norm, but that doesn’t mean we’re all pro shoppers. From the growing problem with fake reviews to browser extensions that can help you but also spy on you, the internet … Read more

You Just Can’t Live in Budget Hell With This Kind of Guilt

Budgets suck. Most budgets are really just a page of lies. They fail because they are not built on any sort of financial balance but instead seem to be driven more by spending guilt. Somehow the impression is that people who go without “unnecessary” expenses are somehow purer or better at managing their money. Hogwash. … Read more

I’m in Love With PillPack Saving Me Time and Money on Prescriptions

Dealing with increasing prescription costs for medication is an issue for many. I know my personal monthly costs have been rising over the years. I wanted to let you know about a very interesting company PillPack.com. PillPack is now an Amazon-owned company. Walmart was hot and heavy to purchase them as well but lost out. … Read more

Walmart and Kroger are Testing New Store Shelf Electronic Price Tags

Here is an interesting look at some tests at Walmart with new electronic labels for pricing information in their grocery section. Kroger has also been testing new label ideas to make shopping easier. rame> I would expect in just a few years that electronic product labels will become standard. Eventually, it would not be impossible … Read more

Here’s How to Build the Best Budget – Get Out of Debt Guy Show

Budgets can be an exercise in pain for many people. The sad part is it doesn’t have to be like that, at all. Building a great budget is simple when you understand what not to do. And what you shouldn’t do first is sit down and make a budget from memory. That just sets you … Read more

How to Effectively Communicate Crucial Financial Matters with Family

It’s no secret that consumers – especially adult children – have much to think about when it comes to finances: from how they will help their aging parents and pay for their child’s college education at the same time to affording retirement. It’s not uncommon for family members who are struggling with finances and in … Read more

Our Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Will Be Over Soon But I’m Worried We Suck at Money Management

Question: Dear Steve, Hi! My husband Dave and I have been married since 2005 and It is our second marriage. We are soulmates and have a very strong relationship. He has no children of his own and I have two ages 19 and 26 years. we were financially stable and built a brand new home … Read more