6 Great Money-Saving Strategies For While You’re Renting

It feels like it’s harder than ever to save money.  In your early years, you just had to keep topping up that piggy bank every time your grandparents or the tooth fairy came to visit. A couple of months later you cracked it open and voila, you were rich beyond your wildest dreams.  As a …

Adulting 101: How To Build Credit By Simply Paying Your Rent

Adulting is hard. We all know it. And one of the hardest parts is figuring out how to get out of the trap of not yet being established.  You’ve probably all been frustrated to find an entry-level job posting that requires experience. Or maybe you’ve filled out a rental application for your first apartment that …

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How To Stay Cyber Safe When You’re Shopping Online This Summer

Who doesn’t love summer? The horizon is glazed in a golden glow, the daylight seeping into your skin from your outdoor activity gifts you guilt-free feel-good chemicals, and the world just seems more hopeful. Throw in the ability of UV light to hamper the propagation of viral loads, and you have a recipe for a …

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4 Ways To Turn Your Instagram Photography Passion Into an Actual Business

Love Instagram and have a passion for photography? Many discount this talent into a side project where they can express their creativity — but it is possible to harness your photography passion and transform it into a successful business.  Turning your passion into a business is something every professional dreams about, but few have the …

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How To Negotiate Your Salary (And Job Perks) Like A Boss

Whether you’re a young professional looking to take the next step or an experienced hand ready to discuss a better deal, you shouldn’t be afraid to negotiate your salary with an employer.  Time will come when you feel like you’re crushing your job and the pressures of your responsibilities aren’t fairly represented in your salary. …

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7 Easy Ways To Improve Your Daily Commute

When COVID-19 reared its ugly head and radically changed daily life, it gave bloggers and content marketers a new prize topic in the form of remote working. There’s a lot to cover, certainly: everything from dealing with solitude to communicating effectively online. But all this talk from media figures can give the false impression that …

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Why Living Frugally Doesn’t Mean Having A Dull Existence

When many people hear the words ‘frugal living’, they instantly associate it with being boring, unable to do anything, and staying at home not spending any money.   But this isn’t necessarily the case — living frugally does mean being careful with your money and not making every impulse purchase you get tempted by, but you …