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Mint Money Audit: Making the Most of a Side Hustle

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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This week’s Mint audit introduces us to Selena, 48, a mom of two living in San Antonio, Texas. She is a community college director and her husband, 51, is a full-time graphic designer who also manages a booming side hustle in the same industry. Selena and her husband have already achieved some impressive financial accomplishments, […]



Know this Rate. Holiday Shop with More Credit Confidence.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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The holiday shopping season is upon us. Whether you have big gift-giving plans or just want to get a few presents for your closest loved ones, it’s the time of year spending may be a little higher than usual. And while you should keep an eye on your budget as you shop, you should also […]



Mint Money Diary: Coffee Habits and Long Dinners

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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Occupation: Social Media Manager Industry: Digital Marketing Age: 26 Location: Indianapolis, IN Paycheck: $2,500/month after health/vision insurance deductions Monthly Expenses Rent: $700 Car Insurance: $65 Renters Insurance: $16 Utilities: $75 (Internet, Electric, Gas) Dental Insurance (not through work): $15 Hulu: $10 Spotify: $10 Gym Membership: $39 Additional Expenses Credit Card Payment: $305  I usually pick […]



5 Ways to Make it a Delicious (and Inexpensive) Thanksgiving [Video]

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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Welcome back to the collaboration between Mint and Brewing Happiness. I’m Haley, the girl behind Brewing Happiness – a blog about celebrating the small healthy choices we make in our lives, complete with recipes for everybody! I’m here to give you tips on living a healthy, happy life on a budget. Since Thanksgiving is right […]



Let’s #TalkAboutMoney with The Financial Diet

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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On November 30th, The Financial Diet is kicking off their nationwide book tour for The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner’s Guide To Getting Good With Money in New York.  Join us when the tour hits your city and don’t forget to pre-order the book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or iTunes, to be released January […]



Last-Minute Money Tips to Help You Survive the Holidays

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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The holidays are time for family. Here are some ideas from our friends at Quotacy on how to make the most of this holiday season with your loved ones. The holiday season is a very hectic time, and if you’re not careful, it can easily sneak up on you. If you’re like me, you’ve entered […]



How To Pick The Best Travel Credit Card For You [Video]

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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If you aren’t using travel credit cards to your advantage, you are missing out on tons of money in savings. Many people, myself included, use credit card points to travel for free. Of course, using credit cards always comes with the following warning: Always use credit cards responsibly. Never spend money you don’t have. Always […]



How To Talk To Family & Friends About A Less Stuff-Centric Holiday [Video]

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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If you’re working to maintain a budget this year or you’re simply focused on removing physical clutter from your life, the holidays can be a particularly stressful time. Especially in the busyness of modern life, it might feel like all of the preparations are barely worth the little time we actually get to spend with […]



7 Home Buying Tips from Millennial Homeowners

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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Excerpt: Kenny and Courtney Dalen became homeowners at the ages of 23. Read their tips on how they achieved their goal of homeownership and how you can do the same. Millennials. We’re known by many names and perhaps even more generalizations. From “adult-children” to “avocado toast aficionados,” the one term you won’t find often tied […]



10 Filling and Cheap Pantry Staples [Video]

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:00:00 +0000

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Welcome back to the collaboration between Mint and Brewing Happiness. I’m Haley, the girl behind Brewing Happiness – a blog about celebrating the small healthy choices we make in our lives, complete with recipes for everybody! I’m here to give you tips on living a healthy, happy life on a budget. Today I am going […]