Allan Liwanag

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Budgeting for new homeowners: Plan for additional expenses

The stress and excitement of buying a house has come and gone — it’s time to hang a welcome sign and call it home.<p>But a new journey in budgeting begins once you’ve paid the closing costs and tipped the movers. Now it’s time to learn to budget as a homeowner.<p>If you’re new to budgeting, buying a home …

Personal Finance

7 ways to manage money better than your parents did

Every generation has their own habits when it comes to money. Whether it was our parents stashing cash in paint cans or their bedroom mattresses, or our great grandparents balking at investing after the Great Depression, generational events help mold how we manage our lives.<p>Sometimes it’s a good …

Big Family: How We Live Off Well On Under $37,000/Year

Do you have a big family? Learn the tips and tricks on how to live frugally and save a ton of money even when you have a big family to take care of.

3 smart investments you can make with just $500

You don't need thousands of dollars to get started investing.<p>If you want to get started investing but don't have a ton of money to invest, don't let that fact discourage you. While it's true that you need at least a few thousand dollars to create a properly diversified portfolio of individual …

Investing

8 Signs You Are Spending Money More Than You Should

Are you looking for signs that you are spending money too much? This posts details the common signs and what you need to do to solve the problem

16 Best Money-Making Apps for Earning Passive Income

1. Earn Cash Every Time You Shop<p>Carmen Mandato/The Penny Hoarder<p>One of our favorite ways to save money is with Ebates, a cash-back site that rewards you nearly every time you buy something. For example, Ebates gives you 10% cash-back on purchases at Walmart.<p>For giving the site a try, you’ll get a …

19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)

Raise your hand if breakfast usually means scarfing down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Or a donut off that tray in the office’s …

Breakfast

5 secrets of people who spend way less than they earn

If you want to get rich, or at least enjoy some financial security, you have a few options. One: Win the lottery (a bad bet). Two: Inherit a lot of …

Yes, Detox Crockpot Recipes Exist—and This One Has 117,000 Saves on Pinterest

We believe that the convenience and deliciousness of crockpot meals should not be confined to just one season. After all, we need healthy yet quick …

Food

Here’s how much you need to save each month to become a millionaire in 20 years

If you start saving and investing early on, becoming a millionaire might not be as hard as you think.<p>If you're putting away $415 a month starting in …

Personal Finance

25+ Amazon Hacks To Save You Money

Learn the simple tips and tricks (i.e. Amazon hacks ) to help you save boatloads of money with Amazon. Save thousands of money when you order through …

9 Ways To Save Money on Kids Clothes

Finding ways to save money on kids clothes isn't always easy. Find out how we saved at least $3000 by simply following these money saving strategies.

Personal Finance

5 of Warren Buffett's most frugal habits

The investor — known as the "Oracle of Omaha" — is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, but there's more to this American business magnate than just his job. Despite his roughly $74 billion net worth, the second-wealthiest man in the world enjoys a life with simple taste, frugal living and generous …

50 Grilling Recipes That'll Cover All Of Your Summertime Needs

Fire up those grills!<p>Grilling season is here again, and that means one thing: all of your meals are about to get a whole lot tastier. There’s something about a little char with your veggies and a smoky flavor to your meat that makes dinnertime so much more satisfying ― especially when that meal is …

Cooking

29 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Smarter About Money | Inc.com

<i>Which is the best way to learn about stocks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Author, entrepreneur, podcaster, wall street investor, on Quora:</b><p>I wanted to learn about …

Stock Markets

The only 3 financial rules you need to get rich

Everyone defines financial success differently. For some, it may mean an early retirement — by the time you turn 40, perhaps — or having enough money …

How to Survive on One Salary

70+ Best Healthy Salad Recipes

75+ healthy and easy salad recipes can be made in no time. Eat healthy food to help your become healthy. These salad recipes are delicious & full of …

Food

The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Tofu<p>Roasted Tofu, Sweet Potato, Pepper 1-Pan Meal<p>The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the …

PB091: 19 Tools We’ll Use In Our Blogging in 2016

Note: you can listen to this episode above or load it up in iTunes.<p>How to Use Tools to Save Time and Make Your Blog Stronger<p>Today’s episode is about …

10 Smart Ways to Organize and Store Your Spices

Familiar with the struggle of trying to find the cinnamon or the garlic powder among more than a dozen other spices in varying-sized containers with …

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

Dessert

Americans really, really don’t know how to manage money

You can take this to the bank: Americans are messed up about money.<p>A slew of new surveys and data have come out revealing that we don’t save enough, …

3 Stocks That Look Just Like Amazon in 1997

Here are three companies that look set to grow.<p>Few companies have had the transformative impact on the economy that <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) has. …

7 Facts About Your Roth IRA You Didn't Know

A Roth IRA can be a powerful aid in building a retirement nest egg that can generate much needed future income. Here's how and why you might want to …

Here Is a List of the Top 10 States With the Lowest Cost of Living

The 10 States With the Lowest Cost of Living<p>Updated April 12, 2018<p>When it comes to deciding which state to call home, cost of living is a major …

Real Estate

Here's How to Retire Early

The first two steps have nothing to do with money.<p>The dream of retiring early has nothing to do with wearing your pajamas all day, or spending every …

Cut Grocery Bill: Feed A Family For $150 A Month

Want to cut grocery bill? These tips and tricks shows what you can do to reduce food expenses without sacrificing the food quality.

How to Make Money Online: 10 Ways to Earn Extra Cash From Home

These legitimate ways to make money online can help you earn more money to pay your bills, to save money, and other purposes. Find if these jobs is

80+ Insanely Easy No Bake Desserts

These 80+ no bake desserts will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. They're easy to make but are so yummy and full of flavor. Have fun with these easy …