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November 2, 2012 – 10:50 am | 2 Comments | 8,265 views

As a single man, you may want to go out with the intention to meet new women, to flirt, and to have fun. Nightlife settings are ideal for finding a flirt or even a partner, since flirting is especially socially acceptable in these settings. Many men, however, make big mistakes when it comes to flirting […]

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How To Go Out Frequently And Still Live A Frugal Lifestyle

October 11, 2012 – 1:20 pm | 3,937 views
How To Go Out Frequently And Still Live A Frugal Lifestyle

When I was in my twenties and just started my first job, I found myself in the position where my living situation changed dramatically. I wanted my own place to live in, and also to build some financial security. I was not familiar with the concept of frugal living during my student years in any […]

Why Saving Money Can Cost You Money

October 2, 2012 – 11:46 pm | 2,421 views

I had an interesting discussion yesterday with a good friend. He stated, that he had saved a lot of money by buying items at a sale, and although he spent around 150 Euros on them, he had probably saved as much as 300 Euros while making the purchase. I was shocked, how he could regard […]

Why I Run My Household Like A Business

October 2, 2012 – 5:48 pm | 3,182 views
Why I Run My Household Like A Business

One of my big dreams has always been to set up my own business; already as a teenager I had been looking for some opportunity, or some way to make an additional buck. In the end, I never seriously pursued any opportunity when it was available, because I was simply too hesitant. Then again, maybe […]

4 Marketing Tricks That Make You Spend Your Money

October 1, 2012 – 11:54 am | 3,639 views
4 Marketing Tricks That Make You Spend Your Money

We know that sometimes money seems to evaporate. Sometimes we spend money on items we don’t really need but realize that only later, or we purchase a lot of money on supposedly high-quality products. I know for my part, that I always at least stop when I see ‘SALE’ written down somewhere, and often I […]

What To Do If Your Credit Card Has Been Skimmed

August 26, 2012 – 2:07 pm | 7,661 views
What To Do If Your Credit Card Has Been Skimmed

I have been working in the credit card industry for some years now, and one topic which is keeping fraud departments busy is skimming. Skimming is a practice, during which the card details on the magstripe (magnetic stripe on the back of the card) is being copied, and then written onto another card. Since the […]

How To Make Your Finances Visible

August 26, 2012 – 11:45 am | One Comment | 3,244 views
How To Make Your Finances Visible

I have a few questions for you: Do you know your monthly net wage? Do you know how much money you spent on groceries last week? If you consolidate all of your accounts, including checking accounts, credit cards, and investments, how did your assets and liabilities develop per month during the past 6 months? These may […]

How To Go Clubbing And Save Money

August 26, 2012 – 11:42 am | 4,866 views
How To Go Clubbing And Save Money

Surely you know the process: you arrive at a club with your friends, pay high entrance fees, and at the end of the night you spent another 100 Dollars and you try to compensate for the high costs during the rest of the week. However, clubbing does not need to be all that expensive. A […]

How Bargaining Might Pay Out

August 26, 2012 – 11:32 am | 2,107 views
How Bargaining Might Pay Out

I remember being in Kenya in 1998. We were on Safari, and on our way to the Masaai we stopped a few times in some smaller villages to fuel up the car and get a bite to eat. Whenever we stopped, there were loads of small trader, trying to sell their good to those who […]

10 Smart Ways To Save Money On Fuel

August 26, 2012 – 11:29 am | 2,165 views
10 Smart Ways To Save Money On Fuel

Owning a car can be quite expensive. Fuel is one of the highest cost factors, especially for people who need their vehicle on a regular basis. However, the cost of fuel is controllable up to a certain extent. With 10 easy-to-implement tricks, you will be able to significantly decrease the fuel consumption, thus saving money. […]