What can you do to cut your budget? This is one of the common questions people have. You’ve already done everything you can, but it still does not work. I remember when my husband and I were struggling after I quit my job to stay home with our first-born. It was tough, and we all... Read More
If you take a look at your spending, are you really being as smart as possible? It may seem like it at first glance, but if you really sit down and think about it, you may be actually making mistakes with your finances and not even realize it. This can mean you’re overspending or missing opportunities... Read More
You are getting married. Congratulations! You may know what you want to have for your special day, but your caviar dreams probably can’t be met on your beer budget. While your wedding should be your dream come true, it should also not send you into mountains of debt either. Here are some things you can... Read More
If you own a home, you most likely have homeowners insurance (it’s typically required to secure a mortgage). You know your insurance policy covers your home and the possessions inside it in the event of a fire or theft, but you may not realize there are many things which are not covered by your homeowners... Read More
Grocers often spend countless time and resources researching to know how you shop and then may use this data to get you to buy more. I’ve figured out some of these tactics — you may want to read them before you shop so you don’t fall victim to spending more than you intended. 1. Purchase... Read More
Expecting a child is an exciting time in a couple’s life. It is fun to plan and get everything ready in anticipation of the little one’s arrival. Of course, if you are on a tight budget, that can make planning more difficult or even sometimes stressful. While you will register and hopefully receive some of... Read More
Many Americans struggle to make ends meet. This often results in both financial and marital stress for couples. After digging out from under more than $37,000 in debt, my husband and I changed the way we look at money and now, we live beneath our means. Changing the way that we looked at money was... Read More
Getting your kids involved in extracurricular activities helps them both socially and physically. It teaches them the importance of teamwork and discipline. They have an opportunity to develop skills and learn self-confidence. While these are great for kids and often activities parents encourage, they can be a bit taxing on the wallet. There are ways to save... Read More
This season, the average family will end up spending more than $670 on all of the supplies, clothing and other items needed for sending their kid(s) back to school. You may already know how to save on school supplies, but what can you do to save on kids’ clothes? Here are some easy tips to... Read More
When it comes to trying to get out of debt, I’ve seen and heard it all, from the person who got three jobs to the guy who sold his dream car. But it got me thinking, what are some of the craziest ideas out there to help you find your way out of debt? I decided to... Read More
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