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The Power Of A Zero-Sum Budget

Among the many articles on budgeting systems and strategies, there has been very little written on using a zero-sum budget (which happens to be the budget that I use and love). So, here’s to why I’m a zero-sum budget enthusiast, why I think it works so well, and how you can harness the power of this budget for your own financial well-being.


The Truth About Being Broke

It’s been a long time since I’ve been broke, but I can still remember exactly what it felt like. I can picture all the ugly details of the way I used to struggle: the empty bank account, the awkward moments, the feelings of despair.


Know When To Be A Squeaky Wheel

We’ve talked about customer service a lot here at Lifehacker. Unfortunately, poor customer service is something we all have to deal with at some point — and often it takes a lot more than politeness and persistence to get your way. Get Rich Slowly’s Holly Johnson offers her best tips for tackling these difficult situations.