Category Archives: Budget Tips

How Low Can You Go? Give Your Child The Grocery Challenge

Do you ever feel like all your money goes toward groceries? Out of all the non-fixed expenses a household can have, food costs take the biggest bite out of the average monthly budget. Understandably, trying to trim the family’s grocery … Continue reading

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Holiday Hacks For Traveling College Students

With the holiday season fast approaching, college students across the country are thinking about their trips home. Whether you choose to go home for Thanksgiving or Christmas -or both – if that trip means hopping on a plane, you’re looking … Continue reading

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Gift Card Holiday Shopping Guide

With Thanksgiving coming up, holiday shopping is on the minds of many. You might have gotten off to a solid start but have a few people left on your list that have you stumped when it comes to deciding what … Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts of Credit Repair

If you’ve recently been rejected from a credit application of any kind, you may be looking at a poor credit score for any number of reasons. You might have been late with your credit card payments, have an outstanding judgment … Continue reading

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Love And Money: Scripts For Talking About Money With Those We Love

Money plays a vital role in relationships. In fact, how you and your partner relate to money can make or break the relationship. It may not sound romantic, but a 2009 study by Jeffrey Dew at Utah State University found … Continue reading

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How To Shop For Fall On A Budget

That long-anticipated day has finally come and gone. Your kids looked sharp and neat sporting spiffy backpacks and dressed in their spanking new back-to-school clothing. You watched them board that bus and waved them off from your perch at the … Continue reading

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7 Common Life Insurance Myths Debunked

Having sufficient life insurance is important. And yet, so many of us buy into popular misconceptions, convincing ourselves we don’t need to bother purchasing a policy. But don’t be fooled. Read on to see how seven of the most widespread … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Recovering Spender by Lauren Greutman

For far too many people, being rudely awakened from the American Dream is synonymous with being mired in debt. But it doesn’t have to be like that. In The Recovering Spender, Lauren Greutman draws on her own life experience to … Continue reading

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Can Frugal Living Make You Happier Than Lavish Living?

Do you believe money is the key to happiness? Somewhere deep inside, we all know that money cannot buy happiness. Many people overspend and rack up thousands of dollars in credit card debt to live a lifestyle they believe will … Continue reading

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AroundMe: Local Attractions With Just One Click

Looking for a great new restaurant near your home? Traveling and wondering what attractions are nearby? Look no further! The free AroundMe app is here to take the stress out of your search. With a cleaner and clearer interface than … Continue reading

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