Articles in the Good Dollars and Sense Category

How To Clean Your Sneakers!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Style/Fashion on 27 June 2016
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AOL.com Savings Experiment Staff Posted June 27th 2016   Did you know you can clean your dirty sneakers the same way that you clean your teeth? Here’s how. To get your trainers sparkling again, all you need is an old toothbrush and some toothpaste with baking soda and peroxide. Just put some toothpaste on a [...]

NEVER Max Out Your Credit Cards Unless One Of These Four Things Happen!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Lifestyle on 31 May 2016
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Nigel Boys Posted May 31st 2016   According to USA TODAY, there are four instances where it might be a good idea to max out your credit card, although it’s not generally a good idea to continue to pay accumulated interest from month to month. Another reason to avoid hitting the limit is [...]

Why You Should Buy A Car Instead Of Lease!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Lifestyle on 29 March 2016
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BusinessAdviceSource.com Posted March 29th 2016   Leasing is becoming an increasingly popular way for many motorists to attain a new vehicle. If you are looking to get a new car every few years and money is not a concern, leasing is not a bad option. However, if you want to pay the very least for [...]

Why Is A 15 Year Mortgage Better Than A 30 Year Mortgage?
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 23 February 2016
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Robert C Bess Sr Posted February 23th 2016   Many financial analyst recommend that you keep your mortgage payment to 25% or less of your monthly take home pay. Most people also prefer to get a 30-year mortgage as opposed to a 15-year mortgage. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, 86% of people [...]

6 Apps That Make Traveling Less Stressful!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Travel on 18 December 2015
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Victor Ochieng Posted December 18th 2015   The holidays are upon us and the travel plans have been made. Are you prepared? This isn’t your first rodeo and you certainly know what to expect. The chaos of traffic, long lines at travel stations with even longer lines for security checks and this is [...]

Exclusive – Transatlantic Divide: How US Pays 3 Times More For Drugs!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Health & Fitness on 23 October 2015
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Reuters.com By  Ben Hirschler Posted October 23rd 2015   U.S. prices for the world’s 20 top-selling medicines are, on average, three times higher than in Britain, according to an analysis carried out for Reuters. The finding underscores a transatlantic gulf between the price of treatments for a range of diseases and follows demands for lower [...]

5 Hidden Costs That Surprise First-Time Homebuyers
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 26 August 2015
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DailyFinance.com By Andrea N Browne Posted August 26th 2015   If you’re considering becoming a homeowner, even years from now, recognize that there’s a lot more to purchasing a house than saving enough money for a down payment. Additional expenses come up throughout the homebuying process. Some of these are upfront, out-of-pocket costs that are [...]

12 Chains Where Drink Refills Are Free!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Lifestyle, Restaurants on 13 August 2015
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DailyFinance.com By Gina Martinez Posted August 13th 2015   Soft drinks, coffees and teas are key money makers for most restaurants. Marked up significantly to maximize revenues, beverages manage to drain customers’ wallets at the same time. Most cheap guides to dining out recommend that you stick to tap water, but if you’re at an [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: It’s Time To Cash In On Your Music Collection!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Lifestyle, The Arts Unplugged on 5 August 2015
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DailyFinance.com By Posted August 6th 2015   Digital music services have come a long way. Pandora (P) and Spotify combine for more than 150 million active listeners, and now Apple (AAPL) is making its biggest play for the streaming market with the rollout of Apple Music. It has never been easier to rely on Internet [...]

I Took $195K Worth of Vacations For Only $14K
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Lifestyle, Travel on 22 June 2015
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DailyFinance.com By Daraius Dubash, as told to Meghan Rabbitt Posted June 22nd 2015   Daraius Dubash and his wife, Emily, have traveled around the world-on credit card rewards. In the Money Mic series, LearnVest hand sover the podium to people with controversial views about money. Today, one man gives us the scoop on how he’s [...]