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Money Hero
General Finance
Budgeting, making money, saving, frugality, debt, student loans, blogging
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Tampa, Florida, United States
African American
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Hey! I just wanted to share an interesting challenge for saving money. It’s called the 52 Week Savings Challenge, and when done correctly, will save over $1300 by the end of one year. What is the 52 Week Savings Challenge' The rules are very simple: Once each week, you’re tasked with putting money away in savings. The dollar amount you put each week in will be equal to whichever week you are ...
Posted: Jan 30 2018 @ 11:15 AM
Today’s post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer on finance. Amy is a professional blogger whom has started her own blog and also works as a contributor for the Oak View Law Group. Please share your opinions by commenting below. As it is almost holiday time, you should be ready to fall into holiday debt like every year. Because, like every year, the season of fun and frolic will become too ...
Posted: Dec 18 2017 @ 2:05 PM
If you’ve read any of my previous posts, you’ll know that spending money at restaurants has always been something that I’ve struggled with. For me, it’s really a mixture of two things: I like going out to eat with friends and will rarely say no, and I often find myself feeling too lazy to cook. But lately I’ve taken up meal prepping as a way to both save money and eat more healthily. I want ...
Posted: Dec 12 2017 @ 10:00 AM
If you took a look at my monthly expenses, you’d see that I spend my money on a few things that aren’t entirely necessary. I bet if you looked at your monthly bank statement, you’d see a couple of things that you could probably do without. But I want to tell you that random expenses can be a good thing (at times). Now, I’m naturally a pretty frugal person. I’ve never really been one ...
Posted: Dec 09 2017 @ 12:58 AM
So, I enjoy saving money. For me, being frugal (not cheap, there’s a difference) is one of the cornerstones of good financial habits. Over the course of my financial life, I’ve had to learn to go from spending money recklessly in my younger years, to actually being wise with my money. So, I’ve compiled a list of X best ways for to be frugal like me, and save money. These tips are ...
Posted: Dec 07 2017 @ 2:08 AM
If you live in the present day, then you probably can’t go anywhere without your cell phone. I know I sure can’t. As such, it’s extremely helpful to have apps to manage my finances at my fingertips. So, I’ve gone ahead and put together this list of 6 personal finance apps that I use on a regular basis. These apps have been a huge help to me, and I hope they do the same ...
Posted: Nov 18 2017 @ 1:48 PM
Note: You can also get this guide as a downloadable PDF here. I started Money Hero because I love personal finance. Being financially disciplined, budgeting, saving, all of it. But the best part of personal finance has got to be making more money. Who doesn’t like to get paid' So that’s why I put together this guide for you on easy ways to make some side money in your spare time. Many of these ...
Posted: Nov 12 2017 @ 11:47 PM
Do you have an emergency fund' If not, you should. I’m sure you’ve heard everyone talk about having an emergency fund, but what is it exactly, and why do you need one' An emergency fund or rainy day fund is a certain amount of money that you’ve set aside for, you guessed it, an emergency. Emergency funds should be liquid, meaning not tied up in stocks or investments. You should be able to have ...
Posted: Oct 22 2017 @ 12:33 AM
So I have a confession to make. I haven’t touched Money Hero in about 6 weeks. Yikes. As hard as I tried, and as much as I wanted to, I couldn’t bring myself to write any new blog posts. I had gone from working on the site 60 hours per week (on top of 40 hours at my 9 to 5), to zero. As it turns out, I was dealing with a ...
Posted: Oct 14 2017 @ 10:09 PM
Regardless of how much money you make, good financial habits can and will go a long way to securing your financial future. Below I’ve listed 5  things that you can do, starting today, to improve your finances and save some money. These are things that many people miss with their finances, that can make a huge difference. It’s easy to fall into bad habits when it comes to money. Being financially responsible ...
Posted: Aug 13 2017 @ 3:20 PM


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