Two Ways to Pay Off Debt Faster

Drowning in Debt? Start with Little Wins. Paying off credit cards can be a little like doing your taxes. You have no idea where all the money went and all you want is for the entire situation to be over. The problem is that, like the IRS, a lot of credit card debt won’t go […]

Figure Out How Much Those Shoes Actually Cost

They’re only $30! If you’re like most people, you probably hear yourself or your family members throwing around phrases like that all the time, but the reality is that the value of something really depends on whether or not you can afford it. There are a lot of ways to assess how much something costs, […]

11 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping

Ah, summer! It’s the season of fireworks and fireflies, road trips and rocky road ice cream, baseball and beach balls, flip-flops and ice pops.  But, just as you’re settling into the laid-back summer routine, retailers start rolling out their back-to-school displays that make your stomach churn. Supply lists. New clothing. Backpacks, jeans, laptops, and school […]

Dollar Stores: What To Buy and What To Skip

Dollar stores can be tremendous spending traps, but they can also be a great way to snag a bargain. It’s all in how you plan your visit. Before you start browsing… Everything is just a buck, you say. How can you possibly go wrong? Unfortunately, with that mindset, you might find yourself going way overboard […]

Which Features Should I Look For In a New Car?

Q: I’m in the market for a new set of wheels, and the choices are making me dizzy. How do I decide which features to look for in a new car and which to skip?  A: Shopping for a new car can be complicated—but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a bit of research […]

What to Buy and What to Skip During Memorial Day Sales

Since 1971, Memorial Day has been celebrated as an extended weekend away from work and the unofficial start of summer. More recently, Memorial Day has also turned into a second Black Friday for retailers and shoppers. There are loads of sale events in stores and online, and each guarantees to save you heaps of money. […]

7 Home Improvement Hacks

You’ve finally finished scrubbing and purging your home from top to bottom in anticipation of spring. Now, with every surface, closet, and room sparkling clean, are you starting to see all the areas that could use a facelift? Maybe you want a complete kitchen makeover or you’re dreaming of a fresh coat of paint for […]