When I graduated high school and went to college, I was hit with an army of people across campus yielding all kinds of credit card offers. Like most college students, I figured I needed to build credit anyways and I could use some extra cash as well.
Well that was my first mistake because my 20’s were then filled with a constant search of bills and working to try to keep up. As I will speak about often, I ended up racking up $75,000 in debt in my 20’s and as you can imagine, that was a painful experience.
None the less, I learned a ton of tips and tricks to save money from this period of my life because I didn’t really have a choice.
Get free stuff off of Craigslist
You may not know this, but there is a free section on Craigslist where people just want stuff out of their house and they want it out now. Maybe the item doesn’t have enough value for them to bother with trying to sell or they just want that sofa gone now because they have another one coming in a few hours.[Read More…]