Jeffrey Trull

Jeffrey Trull is a freelance writer and blogger with a passion for helping others pay down debt, save money, and spend on what they love. In addition to Money Talks News, his work is featured on MSN Money, MainStreet, Business Insider, and He also writes on his personal site,


10 Tips to Save on Outlet Shopping

Find out which items have been made just for the outlets, how to reap the benefits of VIP clubs, which days and times are best to shop, and more.

Tricks of the Trade: Contractors

Every business has tricks of the trade: techniques to make more by getting you to pay more. Whether you’re rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy or doing a simple bathroom remodel, knowing the tricks of the construction trade will keep you from getting nailed.

Tricks of the Trade: Credit Cards

Every business has tricks of the trade, and credit cards are no exception. Learning the techniques purveyors of plastic use to separate you from your money will make you a smarter consumer.

6 Unexpected Ways to Make Others Like You

Does tilting your head make you more attractive? Can schmoozing help you ace an interview? Do designer labels make a difference? You might be surprised what research has discovered.

How to Avoid Hidden Car Tire Costs

When you buy a car, you’ll probably want to consider how much it costs, what kind of mileage it gets, and what type of fuel it takes. But don’t forget to examine the tires.

Are Energy Drinks Worse Than We Thought?

As energy drink consumption soars, there are growing concerns about the safety of these beverages, as well as whether they’re worth the hype and high price tags.