What to buy and what to skip on Memorial Day Since 1971, Memorial Day has been celebrated as an extended weekend away from work–and the unofficial start of summer. It’s time to get that grill going, dust off your patio set, and break out the white jeans you’ve had stashed away all … [Read more...] about What to buy and what to skip on Memorial Day
Improve Your Credit With These 5 Tips! Looking to improve your credit score? These five tips can help! 1. Pay your bills on time. If you find this to be a challenge, consider signing up for automatic payments. 2. Pay more than just the minimum payment on your credit cards. Work on paying down … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score
Student Discounts You Can Use Between astronomical tuition bills, piles of textbooks to purchase, foods costs and supplies, being a college student is definitely not cheap. Lucky for you, there are loads of companies out there that think you deserve a budgeting break. Here are five of the best … [Read more...] about Student Discounts You Can Use
Knowing how to create and stick to a realistic budget is the foundation of successfully managing your money. Let your kids learn the secrets of budgeting at an early age. This month’s goal: Talk to your kids about budgeting and give them the tools they need to create their own budgets and stick to … [Read more...] about Creating a Budget
Do you stop by your local grocery a few times a week? Are you constantly running out of the staples you need for your planned dinner? Rethink your trips! Can you skip one or more grocery runs this month and throw a meal together using the items you already have in your pantry and/or … [Read more...] about Financial Challenge – Skip the Grocery Trip!
Q: This is the year I finally got that raise! What should I do with the extra money? A: Beyond the money, getting a raise is a rewarding recognition that the work you’re doing for your employer is valued. It means you’re on the right path in your career. This should be one of many such events in … [Read more...] about What To Do After Getting A Raise