On the first day of welcome week in college, you get bombarded with tons of information about the hundreds of “free” resources (“free” because you pay to go to college) your college or university has for students. However, once you graduate it can seem like the glory days of having access to free resources are over. Think again! Here are five commonly overlooked, completely free resources.
I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t think shopping was an essential part of life. Now, I don’t recommend heading out to the mall and blowing last week’s paycheck on a new pair of shoes if you still need to pay rent. But I do think that treating yourself every now and then is more than acceptable, especially if you shop smart. Here are the shopping websites that I frequent the most and help save me serious cash! This post contains affiliate links – thank you for supporting this blog!
How many times have you strolled through the aisles at the grocery store and picked up a box of Kraft mac and cheese? Frozen pizza? Baked goods? I know that I’m guilty of succumbing to these convenient items, but I’ve learned that brands and stores hike up the prices of these items purely because of their convenience to consumers. They’ve quickly learned that consumers will pay, often times, astronomical prices for products that save a few minutes. In line with Saving Cents Week, I’ve compiled a list of (mostly food) items that I make at home to save serious cash in the long run.
Want to know how some of your favorite bloggers save a few cents here and there? I’ve done the dirty work for you and collected their tips. What helpful personal finance tips have you picked up? Let me know in the comments below!