Moving home after college is becoming increasingly popular. According to Business Insider, 85 percent of college seniors plan on moving back home with their parents after they graduate and an estimated 53 percent of 18 to 24 year olds are living at home. While living at home can be a great opportunity to find a […]

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How to Save 3¢ on Gas with Fuel Rewards Network

Posted by Madison on May 6, 2014

We’re always on the lookout for ways to save money on gas. What if I told you there was a program to save 3¢ per gallon every time you get gas? It doesn’t sound like much, but when you think of it over time, it has the potential to really add up! I just stumbled […]

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13 Free Ways to Reduce Stress

Posted by Kristen on April 21, 2014

As wonderful as it is, life can get pretty rough sometimes. Between dealing with work, finances, personal relationships, and the everyday stresses of life, things can get difficult. Sadly, it could be somewhat of a vicious cycle, too. Often, when we’re stressed, we might feel like we need to go shopping for some retail therapy, […]

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Would You Go to a Group Doctor Visit?

Posted by Amanda on February 25, 2014

There is a sharing economy out there that is quite helpful in saving money. I’ve detailed before my own family’s circle of savings in which things like OTC medicines, shampoo, and chicken breasts have crossed state lines in order to save each of us money. When my grandmother flew down to visit us and we […]

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9 Great Ways to Maximize Savings at Costco

Posted by Amanda on February 17, 2014

I am not a Costco member. Nor do I hold a membership at any of the other warehouse clubs. We used to shop at them when I was a kid, and I loved the products that they had. In my early 20s I went ahead and signed up for a membership, but since it was […]

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How to Put More Money in Your Savings Account

Posted by Kristen on January 29, 2014

For so many people who are dealing with debt, having a savings account may seem like an unrealistic goal. Regardless of your income and what your current financial situation is, having a savings account is vital for your financial health. If you think having a savings account is out of your reach or you are […]

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6 Successful Ways to Save Money This Year

Posted by Kristen on January 27, 2014

At every new year, I like to look back on everything I did the previous year. I like to remember all of the fun times I’ve had, everything I’ve accomplished, and mistakes I may have made so I can learn how to improve myself for the next year. With that being said, I decided to […]

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Are You Making Any of These Excuses For Not Saving Money?

Posted by Kristen on January 15, 2014

When the topic turns to saving money, people often have a reason why they are not saving. They may be true or they may just be excuses, but the fact is there is usually an explanation of why it truly isn’t a valid reason. Here are some common reasons people give for not saving. Photo […]

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99 Easy Money Saving Tips

Posted by Madison on December 11, 2013

We love easy money saving tips! To help you save some extra money I asked readers to share their favorite money saving (or money making) tips. My Dollar Plan readers put together a fantastic list of money saving tips! Most of the money saving tips are easy to implement so you’ll be on your way […]

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9 Easy Ways to Save Money This Fall

Posted by Kristen on September 11, 2013

Some of us may be sad to see summer go while others are ready to embrace fall. Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love the cooler temperatures, the changing leaves, and all of those pumpkin flavored delights that appear in the fall. Here are some of my favorite money saving activities to celebrate […]

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