Author Archives: Danielle Warchol

Money Topics They Don’t Teach in High School, but Should

One of the biggest disgraces of the school system is that it often fails to teach basics that we all need for everyday life once we graduate. A prime example of this is basic personal finance. If we could get … Continue reading

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14 Money Lessons from Benjamin Franklin

Long before the financial gurus with their TV shows and persona finance books to sell were around, Benjamin Franklin was giving down-to-earth, sound money advice to anyone who would listen. The advice was so sound that it’s still relevant and … Continue reading

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13 Ways to Make Money While Exercising

One of the biggest problems many people face when it comes to exercising is lack of time, mostly due to work and other obligations. Most people who decide that they need to get more exercise immediately think about joining a … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Save Money on Easter

Like most holidays, preparing for Easter can put a dent into your budget if you aren’t careful. If you have children, you probably know that buying new clothes, gifts, or other Easter accessories adds up very quickly, and can cause … Continue reading

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How Much Does the Tooth Fairy Give and the Creative Ways She Gives Money

February 28 is National Tooth Fairy Day, so the obvious question is, “How much money does the tooth fairy give these days?” The cost of a tooth for the tooth fairy is increasing according to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll. … Continue reading

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10 Oprah Money Lessons Worth Following

The successes that Oprah Winfrey has had in building her own business empire are well-known, and she’s given quite a few interviews and statements about her financial successes and failures. Many of us have setbacks, failures, successes, or financial dreams … Continue reading

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What Sochi Olympic Athletes Can Teach You about Saving Money

Becoming an Olympic athlete is not an easy process and it takes a lot of hard work and perseverance. While training to become an athlete is incredibly different from saving money, they do share some key concepts (you can cheer … Continue reading

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How Same Sex Marriage Helps Gay Couples’ Finances

Same sex marriage is still a tempestuous topic in the United States and despite a growing acceptance and recognition of same sex relationships, there are still many concerns before marriage equality is truly reached. While marriage should be about love … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Save Money on a Super Bowl Party

It’s that time of year when millions of people start to talk about the Super Bowl. Aside from the game itself, Super Bowl parties are pretty big events. If you’re trying to keep to a budget this year and not … Continue reading

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Alternative Investments to the Stock Market

If you’re thinking of investing your money, you’ve probably had a lot of people tell you to invest it in the stock market. However, the stock market isn’t the only option when it comes to investing. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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Why Teens Fail at Finances

A lot of people are guilty of making financial mistakes, but teenagers are often guilty of making mistakes with money because they don’t know any better. While many adults are guilty of making similar financial mistakes, most adults quickly learn … Continue reading

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Ways to Get Coca Cola Reward Point Codes for Free

If you are someone who frequently consumes Coca Cola products, you’re probably well aware of the codes found on the packaging. Codes can be found on up to 15 different Coca Cola products, and entering the codes gives you reward … Continue reading

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Financial Reasons to Quit Your Daily Soda Habit

At this time of year, many of us begin to think about bad habits we have that we want to break. While some of these bad habits are obvious like smoking, others are less so like watching TV. Drinking soda … Continue reading

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How to Remain Financially Motivated the Entire Year

With the New Year fast approaching, many begin to think of what they would like to accomplish during that time. That motivation is usually quite high in the first few weeks and months, but many encounter difficulties or have trouble … Continue reading

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Where to Score Free Calendars 2014

While many people prefer to use the calendars on their phones or computers, there are still plenty of people who like hanging a physical calendar in their homes or offices. There’s a wide price range when it comes to calendars, … Continue reading

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Great Gifts That Don’t Cost Any Money

There is a misconception in our society that to give a really nice gift, you have to spend a lot of money. One of the worst assumptions that is made is that a gift has to be something that is … Continue reading

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10 Ways Children Can Ruin Your Retirement

Discussing children and money in the same sentence can be dangerous. Most parents want to be able to support their children financially, but sometimes worry how to do so without putting their own futures in jeopardy. Children can be expensive, … Continue reading

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10 Things Advertising Has Conned You into Actually Believing

There is a funny disconnect when it comes to advertising. Most people would agree that advertising works and that is why companies advertise. But if you ask individuals if advertising works specifically on them, they will tell you that it … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Save Money at Jamba Juice

Have you ever felt guilty for spending money at Jamba Juice? Maybe you feel a wave of guilt each time you hand over cash or a card to pay for one of your favorite treats. While overindulgence is rarely a … Continue reading

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