Author: Aaron

Helped start Three Thrifty Guys with his friends Charlie and Mark after being inspired by how they lived their lives “on the thrift”. A designer by day, Aaron was once $40k in debt. After 5 years – he dug himself out and lives to tell about it. Aaron has also blogged at the StarTribune.

DoorDash Review – My Experience With This Food Delivery Service

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to try-out food delivery service, DoorDash. I want to share my experience with you and am also interested to know about your thoughts on the service if you’ve given it a go. DoorDash trial I’ve recently written about convenience – and how far I (we) go to pay …

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The Accidental Bank Deposit (What Would You Have Done?)

Last week, I walked out of the grocery store to my car with a bag of groceries in one hand and my phone, wallet and a pack of gum in the other. As soon as I saw the gum, I thought, “shoot, I didn’t pay for this!” I was immediately struck with guilt and knew …

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How Much Are You Willing to Pay for Convenience?

With all the ways you can get others to do simple and everyday tasks for you – from washing your car to fast-food delivery – I’ve wondered how far we’ll go to pay for convenience. Thought it would be a fun question to pose at Reddit. Here’s some of the responses. “Pizza is the only …

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Gen Mobile Review – Affordable Cell Phone Provider

One of the pleasures of managing a personal finance site is learning about new products / services that help people save money – and then getting to share them with you! So when we heard about Gen Mobile – we knew we’d like to learn more about them and give them a test run. Their …

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Multiply Study Review – A Helpful Course on Investing

When it comes to online courses on personal finances out there, they certainly run the gamut. Many of them stress different methods and angles of managing your money – but very few (I’ve found) teach specifically about investing. This is why we were excited to review the Multiply course offered by Sound Mind Investing (SMI). …

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4th Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year Contest

We are pleased to announce our 4th Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year contest to recognize that special thrifty guy in your life or someone you know who exemplifies thriftiness in all aspects of their life. A little bit about the contest that starts today (8/13) and ends on August 23, 2019 (at midnight). Please submit …

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Are You Following the Most Generous Man on Twitter?

$100, $1,000, $10,000 and a Tesla are just some of the things Bill Pulte is giving away on Twitter. The catch? You need to be following him and retweet his giveaway message. #TwitterPhilanthropy The generosity has given rise to a new Twitter hashtag for Pulte’s direct philanthropy: #TwitterPhilanthropy. It’s purpose is to provide for those …

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Breeze Insurance Review – Do I Need Disability Insurance?

Disability insurance isn’t the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning. Or hardly ever. But like all things insurance-related, you’re only happy you’ve discussed it, thought about it and purchased it once you need the benefits. And since we were recently approached by our friends at Breeze (an online disability …

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