Amy has been researching and writing about smarter ways to save and spend money since 2013. She is always on the lookout for practical tips and information she can share to help people get organized, save money and reach their financial goals.

5 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life

If you feel like there’s always more to do and less time to do it, you’re not alone. We all seem to lead busier, more chaotic lives than ever before. Fortunately, your financial life doesn’t have to be a never-ending cycle of confusion and busy work. There are plenty of small, manageable things you can do to simplify your financial life and s...


Pair of scissors cutting a cable TV cord

It’s Time to Cut the Cord and Save Money

As cable and satellite bills grow from year-to-year, more consumers than ever are making the decision to “cut the cord.” And why not? Cutting the cord allows consumers to save money — as much as $85 per month according to one recent study — while being more intentional about the media they choose to consume. With streaming services gaini...