The Ins And Outs Of DSST Exams: How To Test Out Of College Courses

The Ins And Outs Of DSST Exams: How To Test Out Of College Courses

According to a 2019 report on college trends by CollegeBoard, the average annual tuition cost in 2019-2020 for public in-state universities was $10,440. And the average tuition for private universities was a whopping $36,880 per year. So in order to get a four-year degree, your total cost of education will land somewhere between $41,000 to $147,000. But what if you could earn some of your necessary college credits before you … Read more

How To Lower Your Cell Phone Bill

How To Lower Your Cell Phone Bill

When the bill for your phone starts to creep up as they often do, knowing how to lower your cell phone bill is a critical part of sticking to your budget. The good news is that it’s possible to save money both on your cell phone and on your cell phone bill without giving up much, if any, of the value you receive from your cell phone service. Table Of … Read more

Longest Lasting Cars On The Road Today

Longest Lasting Cars On The Road Today

Buying a car that will last a long time is a good way to get the most for your money. But how can you know if you’re spending your hard-earned money on a dependable, long-lasting car? iSeeCars can help with that. Each year they publish a list of the top ten most reliable cars. Every vehicle’s reliability rating is based on the percentage of its vehicles on the road today … Read more

5 Benefits Of Spending Less–And How To Start Right Now

5 Benefits Of Spending Less--And How To Start Right Now

When you get down to it, there are two ways to accumulate more wealth. One is by spending less money and the other is by earning more money. We think that most people should consider starting with spending less. In a recent video, Jonathan outlined five benefits of spending less as your first step rather than trying to earn more money. As a bonus, he also highlighted five ways that … Read more

How To Own Cheap Low Maintenance Pets

How To Own Cheap Low Maintenance Pets

A study on the cost of owning a dog found that you can expect to spend about $15,000 on the dog over the course of its lifetime. And that doesn’t even include the purchase of the dog itself! So if you’re watching every dollar can you even consider having a pet? Despite the expense, the answer is yes. For a lot of people, the joy of owning a pet far … Read more

Introducing Casual Wednesdays | Ep 197

Introducing Casual Wednesdays

Why online grocery shopping is actually saving Brad and Jonathan money, how to approach working from home with your boss after things return to normal, and how to claim any unclaimed property. Brad and Laura have been using online grocery delivery since the beginning of the lockdown and haven’t been to a grocery store in 40 days. Before the lockdown it seemed a luxury they could avoid. Laura enjoyed going … Read more

The Best Value Cell Phone Plans For 2020

The Best Value Cell Phone Plans For 2020

There are a ton of other MVNOs out there that also offer good deals. What makes each discount cell service provider different? Most people go straight to the rates they pay to compare different MVNOs. Doing that won’t give you the full story, though. You need to look into more details to find out what you’re really getting. What network does the MVNO run on? Are your data speeds limited? … Read more

Your Questions Answered (Round 2)

Season 2 is all about how to be good with money. Jillian takes the time to answer five reader questions about money management. Q1: How Can You Become A Good Saver Vs. Spender? This question comes from listener Sunny. She says, I have a basic budget in place. I pay my bills on time and I’m paying down debt, but I feel behind in savings. I’ll transfer money to my … Read more

Pay Less For TV: The 6 Best Cable Alternatives

In 2019, the average monthly cable bill in America was a whopping $217.00 per month. You don’t have to be a financial whiz to do the math and realize this equals more than $2,600 a year. This is a huge amount of money to spend just to flip through channels, browsing for something to watch. Why not make the switch to cable alternatives instead? This high cost (and it just … Read more

The Ultimate Guide To College Hacking

The Ultimate Guide To College Hacking

According to the most recent statistics, the average Bachelor’s degree recipient will leave college with nearly $30,000 in student debt. But that figure doesn’t include parent debt. Among parents who borrowed to help pay for their child’s education, the average debt load was over $37,000. And that’s per Bachelor’s degree graduate, so parents with multiple college-attending kids could end up with much higher debt loads. Taking the road less traveled … Read more