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Jeff Proctor

Blog Info

Name:
DollarSprout
Category:
Millennial
Tags:
make extra money, how to save, lifestyle
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Blogger
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Latest Blog Posts

There are many benefits to combining finances with your partner, namely a shared sense of unity and responsibility. Sharing bank accounts encourages you to work together to reach your financial goals, but it can also cause tension if you’re not careful. The post Money and Relationships: How to Merge Finances without Any Drama appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 21 2019 @ 6:00 AM
When you think about checking vs. savings accounts, they seem almost identical at first glance. Both are used to safely store your money. But when you boil it down, there are some major differences between these two types of accounts. The post Checking vs. Savings Account: What’s the Difference? (Plus Extra Tips) appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 20 2019 @ 3:30 PM
Coupon use is at an all-time high. Studies have found that as many as 96% of shoppers report having used coupons. Thanks to coupon websites and apps, you now have even more options for saving money on products you already buy. The post The Top 15 Best Coupon Websites to Save You the Most Money appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 20 2019 @ 2:50 PM
Whether it's the end of the month and you're short on rent or you're just looking to make a little extra spending money for the weekend, sometimes we all need a way to make money fast. We've got you covered. The post How to Make Money Fast: 31 Quick Ways to Earn $100 Now appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 17 2019 @ 7:24 PM
Free money: something that no one in their right mind would ever turn down. And while I always advocate for setting up a sustainable side hustle for yourself, sometimes it’s nice to just make a quick buck. The post 25 Foolproof Ways to Get Free Money (From Companies, the Government, and More) appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 17 2019 @ 11:54 AM
A checking account is a deposit account provided by banks and credit unions to store money for everyday use. Checking accounts are the more casual twin to savings accounts, which are meant to hold money for long-term use. The post What is a Checking Account, and When Should You Use One? appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 16 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Don’t let fear stop you from finding a financial institution that meets your needs. Closing an old bank account can be time-consuming and inconvenient, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. Here’s how to switch banks with minimal friction. The post How to Switch Banks Smoothly without Missing a Single Payment appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 16 2019 @ 6:38 PM
A savings account is a type of deposit account offered by banks and credit unions. They are insured up to $250,000 and limited to six withdrawals per month. To understand how savings accounts work, you first have to know how banks operate. The post What are Savings Accounts and How Should You Use Them? appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 16 2019 @ 3:52 PM
If you look carefully, you might notice that financial companies advertise interest rates as either an Annual Percentage Rate (APR) or an Annual Percentage Yield (APY). These two concepts sound very similar, but the difference between them can be significant. The post APY vs. APR: How to Tell the Difference Between Interest Rates appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 16 2019 @ 3:02 PM
A CD ladder is a great way to maximize interest earnings on your short-term savings while maintaining the flexibility of a regular savings account. Here's what you may want to use a CD ladder for and how to set it up. The post What is a CD Ladder (and Should You Have One)? appeared first on DollarSprout. ...
Posted: Jan 14 2019 @ 3:55 PM

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