Do you really need to spend that money?

November 12, 2014

The answer is most likely no.  Since our move I’ve been very aware of how I spend money and all the ways I can save throughout the day.  OK let’s just say it, I’m always looking for ways to save money.  Always.  I will walk in the freezing cold to pick up my pizza if […]

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Ballin on a Budget

November 10, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  This past week one of my colleagues offered to buy me coffee during our break.  Normally I enjoy accepting free Starbucks but there was something about the way he did it that really offended me.  I asked him why he always has the need to pay for things when he’s around me, […]

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Promo Codes and Sears Promotions

November 9, 2014

When it comes to saving with online shopping every little thing helps. The review websites are full of best buy offers, top recommendations for us all. How often do we really check prices for any of the products recommended in this way see if we are paying too much? My guess is this doesn’t happen […]

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Weekly Roundup: Baby it’s cold…inside

November 7, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  I need some help.  You know I love our new apartment.  I really do!  But we’ve been here a month and a week now and IT’S COLD.  I need some tips on how to keep Nick and I from freezing into icicles – and it can’t involve turning on the heat.  We […]

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How to Plan Financially to SINK

November 6, 2014

Our friend Mel from Broke Girl Rich is joining us today.  Please welcome her to Dinks Finance. Hi there, Dinks! I’m here to talk with you about something I hope you guys never experience. It’s the after effects of when you SINK – single income, no kids. A few months ago, my boyfriend of the last four+ […]

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Going green – 5 home habits to save you money

November 5, 2014

(A pic from the bayou in NOLA.  One of the greenest places I’ve ever seen) Everyone loves saving money, right?  I don’t know about you but I will save $1 absolutely anywhere and everywhere I can.  I will walk several blocks in the rain to avoid paying ATM fees, I will overstuff my luggage and […]

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Six Unique Ways to Save On Groceries

November 4, 2014

Hi All, Its been a while since I last read up about how to save money on groceries.  In fact, the last time I clipped coupons it was literally sitting in front of the newspaper with a pair of scissors cutting out the ones that you wanted to use.  Well, that’s become old school.  Evidently, […]

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We finally cut our cable bill

November 3, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Guess what?  I’m coming at you with good news today because we finally cut our cable bill.  For years you have been listening to me whine about the expensive cost of our monthly cable bill with expensive sports packages and 900 channels when we only watch about 50.   Well all that’s in […]

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Wealthfront Taking Off

November 2, 2014

Hi Guys, File this under “good to know if you’re shopping for a stockbroker”…but internet based financial services firm Wealthfront has recently surpassed a billion dollars in assets. Since financial services firms don’t magically make money, it means that a lot of young millenials have forked over their cash for Wealthfront to manage. This suggests […]

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