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Chris Bibey

Chris Bibey is a freelance writer who over the years has honed his personal finance experience by writing more than 100 feature articles on the subject. In his spare time, Chris enjoys sports - West Virginia football in particular!
Save Money Hidden Contractor Fees

Save Money On Hidden Contractor Fees

No matter why you are hiring a contractor, one thing is for sure: you are going to be spending a good amount of money. In addition to supplies, you are paying for labor. Hiring...
Use Personal Finance Budgeting Applications

5 Reasons To Use Personal Finance Budgeting Applications

What type of personal budget software do you use? Wait! Don't tell me you are one of those people who think they are better off without software and computers. While there is nothing wrong...
Learn Contractors Negotiations

What You Can Learn From My Negotiations With Contractors

Since moving into my new home several months ago it seems like I have been on the phone with contractors day after day. During this time, I have compiled many tips that have helped...
Get Over Bad Car Loan

How to Get Over a Bad Car Loan

There is nothing worse than buying a car, being excited for a couple of days, and then realizing that you made a huge mistake. A bad car loan can quickly sap all your energy,...
Combine Business Travel Pleasure

Combine Business Travel With Pleasure While On A Budget

Just because you are traveling for business doesn't mean you have to leave all the fun at home. In fact, this is a great time to combine business with pleasure. While you are out...
Find Cheap European Travel Deals

How to Find Cheap European Travel Deals

Many people who are interested in visiting Europe never make the trip because of one thing: money. They think that this trip will break the bank. In turn, they never take the time to...
Save 2010 Tax Return

What You Can Do Now To Save On Your 2010 Tax Return

You just filed your 2009 tax return a couple months ago. For this reason, you probably want to take some time off and forget about the IRS for a while. Even though this is...

Evaluate Your Insurance Policies When Money Is Tight

When money is tight, it is a good idea to review your budget for expenses that you are able to cut back on. One category that you must pay close attention to is insurance....
Online Interview Preparations

How to Prepare for an Online Video Interview

More companies than ever are looking for ways to save time and money when interviewing prospective employees. For this reason, online video interviews are more common than ever before. With this type of interview,...
Save Money Summer Electric Bill

How to Save Money On Your Electric Bill This Summer

How much money do you generally spend on electricity during the fall and spring months? Does this number seem to grow every summer when the weather turns warm? That's because you're not making a...
Five Bank Statement Reading Tips

Five Tips for Reading Your Bank Statement

Do you know how to read your bank statement? Some people never take the time to learn how. Instead, they throw out their statement or delete it from their inbox before taking a closer...
Cable Companies Hidden Fees

How To Avoid Hidden Fees from your Cable Company

For many people, watching television is a way of life. Even when money was tight, many keep their cable service because it is one of their only sources of entertainment. While cable television is...