A week or two ago, my roommates and I were all complaining about the weather getting colder and colder—and how much drier it made us feel.
Dry scalp, dry hair, dry lips, dry skin: they’re not nice, and I’m sure you’ve experienced them too. So, to help us all, I looked up some awesome money-saving tips for dealing with all of these winter problems.
You’ve gotten a job, moved out of your parents’ house, and you’re steadily chipping away at those student loans. Now what?
Beth Napper graduated from college in 1999 and wanted to figure out how to manage her own money, which naturally turned into a career as a financial adviser, helping others understand how to manage theirs. Here, she talks about what it means to plan ahead for savings, family, and (gulp) retirement, as told to our own Aaron Weber.
With the holidays around the corner, your relatives may be nagging you about your wish list. Instead of requesting electronics or gift cards, consider asking for gifts that keep giving: kitchen appliances.
Cooking from scratch saves a lot of money, but it does require more effort. The following six appliances won’t do the work for you, but they can bring down your food budget if you plan your meals carefully, shop smart, and actually use them—instead of letting them collect dust in the pantry.
With midterms behind me and no papers or articles due, this week seemed like it’d be pretty relaxing. Of course, the second that I try to relax, I get sick. (Just my luck.)
Germs spread easily this time of year—whether you spend your day in a classroom or an office. And nothing ruins, well, everything like coming down with something. So, here are some tips that can keep you and your wallet well. Because when you’re sick, you don’t want to feel bad spending a lot of money too!
It’s my 21st birthday this Saturday (yay me!). And while I will celebrate, I’d like to think that it will be a more money-savvy party thanks to the time I’ve spent with SALT™.
So, as my birthday gift to you, I reflected on the 21 best money lessons I’ve learned since I started writing for SALT. (Sorry, no returns.)
Here they are.
Back when I first moved off campus, I thought shopping for one was about buying for one, not planning too far ahead, and eating whatever I wanted—especially unnecessary, expensive foods that my parents wouldn’t let me buy when I was a kid. (Looking at you, Lucky Charms.)
When I graduated college and was flat broke and unemployed, I finally educated myself about all the ways I could save—including at the grocery store.
On the rare occasion that I cast off my SWUG-ness and journey outside my house, I consider a lot of factors: Where am I going? Who am I going with? Will this adventure make me happier than Netflix will?
And, chief among them: How much is this shindig going to cost me?
I recently returned from a trip to Greece. What an experience.
While I loved the beautiful weather, incredible sites, and fantastic local cuisine, what made me real happy was that my wife and I funded the entire trip with some smart money moves and appropriate budgeting. As a result, we weren’t “in the hole” upon our return.
That felt good. That felt real good.
If spring launches BBQs, then fall definitely kicks off potluck season. It’s easy to come up with tasty, easy, and cheap contributions for any fall foodie gathering using fresh produce from the grocery store or a farmer’s market.
Here’s a list of recipes containing autumn harvest items, with pricing estimates to give you an idea of how affordable it can be to make yummy home-cooked fall dishes.
Looking for ways to bring down the yearly cost of your college education? Well, look no further!
I’ve found three things that almost every college student could potentially do to save tens of thousands of dollars.