Coffee helps us get out of bed, go to work, and keeps us from being angry nine to five. It’s no surprise that Americans alone spend over 18 billion dollars annually on specialty coffee. And you aren’t saving that much if you skip the fancy stuff—there’s a lot of markup on just the beans. What’s even worse, many of these café brands’ coffees are over-roasted so they taste the same cup-to-cup: boring. Luckily, roasting coffee, pouring a superior cup of joe, and even making your own blended coffee drinks is something you can do in your own home. By becoming a home barista, you get a more frugal, flavorful, and personalized way to get your fix.
A piggy bank can only fit so many coins before it’s time to cash in. Whether your kid’s hefty hog is dumped or broken, the process is generally the same: save, splurge, repeat. The lesson only goes so far in preparing for a frugal lifestyle. For financial success, early money mentoring is a must. We [...]
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