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Today's guest post is written by Allan from ThePracticalSaver.com. Allan has paid off over $40,000 in debt and saved over $70,000 in 2.5 years by adopting some simple and extreme saving techniques that has allowed him to take care of his family and get closer to financial freedom. You can follow him on Twitter:  Many of us [...]

It is graduation season! In May hundreds of thousands of college students will graduate college/university and enter the real world. Many will feel excited and scared at the same time. When I graduated last May I was excited for the new opportunities that were going to come my way. Since I graduated I have gone [...]

Social media plays an essential role in Generation Y’s lifestyle. We spend our free time browsing Facebook, sending silly snaps on Snapchat, or posting pictures on Instagram. What we fail to realize is the cost of pleasing social media. As Will Smith said, “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t [...]

In a debt ridden world individuals find themselves constantly worrying about their financial situation. An extensive survey done by PWC focused on the millennial generation and their understanding of financial literacy. The results were absolutely shocking. Here are some of the most jaw dropping statistics from the survey: 24% of millennials can understand basic financial [...]

In my previous energy article, Cheaper Oil, Bigger problems?, I spoke about the impact oil prices have on individuals and nations. On Sunday April 17th, many of the world’s largest oil producing nations came together in Doha, Qatar to discuss the possibility of freezing oil output. Should the meeting lead to a successful output cap, [...]

Cheaper Oil, Bigger Problems?

Oil, traditionally referred to as black gold, is the world’s most traded commodity. This precious resource has been the catalyst for industrialization which has led to the development of modern society and high standards of living across the globe. Due to the recent crash in oil prices, many countries have seen their economies crippled while [...]