Life Hack Money Saver | Officially a One Car Family

Whelp, we officially became a one car family this week, thanks to a very bad investment. It is a bit of an adjustment, but with an unreliable car we had costing us gobs of money in the driveway, we are breathing a collective sigh of relief. Our 2011 Hyundai Sonata (hybrid) was giving us so …

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Life Hack Money Saver | The Magic of Specialization

I'm a multi-tasker. I won't deny it, I think most of us do it and it's something I need to work on. But just how effective is it? Turns out, our brain is kind of like a processor that switches back and forth very quickly between tasks. The switching process takes your brain time to …

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Life Hack Money Saver |How We Make Over $100 a Month By Spending Money

We made $1,268.22 last year on our credit card (TD Ameritrade). We are not new customers, so this wasn't a "bonus" for joining. Our interest rate on this card is 13.99% which is something atrocious (they all are, even with our 800ish range credit scores). However, since we always pay our bill on time and …

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Life Hack Money Saver | Learning it Anyway, Take the Test!

As I continue to look into how to life hack this whole college experience and get the most bang for our buck for Miss Moe, I am finding a few interesting things about our education system. This is one of those that I wish I would have known while I was in high school. I …

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Life Hack Money Saver | Why We are Paying for Grades….

What to do about the extrinsically motivated child? Miss Moe is driven by external rewards at this time.... Meaning, we need to find something to keep her moving along on this right path of life and focused. While I'd love for her to be intrinsically motivated, perhaps because that frontal lobe isn't fully developed, it …

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