Create a catchphrase that works like a rule of thumb for your spending. For example, ask yourself, “Is this new sound system better than going to Thailand next year?” What is your spending mantra?
Here’s an easy one. Create smaller, short-term goals to keep yourself motivated. These are tiny goals that you intersperse amongst your larger financial goals. For example, try saving some money to splurge on a weekend dinner with a special
All about that goal! Today’s tip is about setting up numbers and dates to describe what you want to accomplish. For example: How much do you want saved and by what date? Or how much do you want to
We are starting a new series about finance tips to help you make the most of your earnings. To start, and as simplistic as it might sound, no matter how much you’re paid, you’ll never get ahead if you
In this week’s 5miles Spotlight, allow us to introduce you to 5miles sellers, Andrew Shipmen and Erica Ayles. The couple run a family-owned business in Irving, Texas: a thrift store called Curiosity Shop. We spoke with both of them about their store and how using 5miles has helped grow their business.
When buying or selling a secondhand item online, deciding where to meet to exchange the item can be tricky if you have safety concerns. That’s why 5miles is proud to introduce a “Safe Exchange Area Locator” (or, as we call it, S.E.A.L.) to our app. This new feature helps
5milers, whether you’re new to selling stuff online or a seasoned pro, may we suggest a few tips to make the selling process easier and better for you. 1. Determine if your item is “saleable”—i.e. fit to be sold. For
Want to know more? Be sure to check out our Help Center (now in English and Spanish) for our Awesome Experience team’s safety guidelines as well as more general tips for buying and selling on 5miles. Happy shopping!
Mr. App 4 That, sharing cool apps with iPhone & Android users and practical solutions for everyday life, took a tour of our mobile marketplace and had an interesting take on it: “5miles is an easy, safe, and fun way to discover great classifieds in your area. Buy &