Setting Financial New Year Resolutions as a Couple

As the year comes to an end, people look at the new year as a fresh start. It’s a time to change behaviors and create New Year resolutions with the hope of bettering themselves in the coming year. Consistently, among the top new year resolutions are living healthier, spending more time with family and friends, [...]

2022-12-15T16:17:35-04:00December 29th, 2022|Categories: Budget, Saving Money|Tags: , , , , , |

Tricks for Doing Halloween on a Budget

Halloween is back and bigger than ever, with 69% of Americans saying they are celebrating the end-of-October holiday. That's up from 65% in 2021, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. The report also showed total spending on the holiday is expected to reach a record $10.6 billion [...]

2022-09-27T15:46:52-04:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Budget, Saving Money, Shopping, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

5 Things You Should Never Buy Used

Buying used items can save you plenty of cash, but there are some things you should never buy used. Let’s take a look at the items that should be purchased new. If you can't afford new, we offer some advice on what to look for. Children’s Furniture Kids treat furniture different than adults. They will [...]

2022-09-15T15:48:37-04:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Budget, Saving Money, Shopping, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Financial Check-Up: Tips to Fight Inflation

Creating and maintaining a budget is one of the best ways to achieve your financial goals. However, even the most dedicated savers can find it challenging at times. That’s why it’s essential to revisit your budget and financial plan every six months. This financial check-up is your opportunity to get back on track before you [...]

2022-08-17T12:37:40-04:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , , |

Save Money For Your Child’s Future: Where to Start?

When should you start to save money for your child’s future? As soon as they are born. However, the extra expense of having a child may make saving difficult. But, if you put a plan in place, even a small amount each month can add up over the years. Step #1: Open Their Own Account [...]

2022-03-24T14:59:08-04:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Education, Saving Money|Tags: , , , |

Are In-App Purchases Killing Your Budget?

While there is most likely an app for that, all these in-app purchases could be killing your budget. You will be amazed at the wide range of useful apps available for your home computer, mobile devices, tablets, and more. With so many apps available, it’s important to be selective about which apps you choose and [...]

Financial Tips for the Gig Economy

The traditional 9-to-5 job has gone by the wayside as more and more people realize they can do just as well, if not better, in the gig economy. Whether you deliver food for Uber Eats or Door Dash, grocery shop for Instacart, or walk dogs for Rover, you are part of the gig economy. Also [...]

2021-11-30T16:51:58-04:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , , , |

Rewards Credit Cards: Are They Worth It?

Just about everywhere you go someone is offering rewards credit cards. From your favorite stores, hotels, and airlines to gas stations and even amusement parks. Not to mention the countless commercials on TV promising the most cash-back or highest reward points. So how do you know if rewards credit cards are actually a good deal? [...]

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