Making a resolution to improve your personal finances is easy, but following through can be difficult, especially if your goals are too lofty. Here are a few, low-level ways to help make your budget stick and keep your resolution going throughout 2018.
Most of us are hesitant to exercise in Winter. Who wants to bundle up and go for a run on potentially slippery sidewalks? Who wants to warm up the car and brush off snow in the morning to make that early yoga class? But despite these obstacles, it’s important to try and get your body moving during these cold, dark months. Here are a few fun ways to help motivate you to embrace the season and rekindle your love of fitness.
The cold weather is now upon us and that means it’s time to winterize your car. Taking the time to make a few basic adjustments to your vehicle could mean easier and safer travel for you during the Winter season. Check out these nine tips:
The impending holidays can be stressful with end-of-year deadlines looming at work, gift buying, family issues, and cold and dark winter days. Sometimes it can be difficult to cope. If you are feeling down this holiday, there are some ways to lift your spirits. Here are a few suggestions:
The holidays can be expensive. When January rolls around you may discover you spent a lot more money than you thought. To keep your budget balanced, try these holiday saving ideas:
Thirty-six percent of Americans made a money resolution at the beginning of 2017, according to a Fidelity Investments survey. With 2018 fast approaching there’s another big opportunity to make a commitment to making better financial decisions. Here are 8 resolutions that can help:
Now that Winter is here it’s a good idea to be prepared for any impending hazards from storms and cold temperatures. Winterizing your home and vehicles, and planning for power outages will help to keep you and your family safe when temperatures start to drop. Here are some tips:
Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to start thinking about budgeting for holiday gifts. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukah or some other big holiday, December is typically an expensive month, especially if you have kids. But it’s also a great time to teach your children about smart money management. Here are some tips for showing your kids how to spend on a budget during the holidays.
Life insurance is a long-term benefit that everyone should consider. Even if you aren’t married or don’t have kids, it doesn’t mean your death won’t have a financial impact on others in the present and in the future. Consider purchasing life insurance when you are young and single for these reasons:
More than any other holiday, Thanksgiving sets the bar for a huge and amazing holiday meal. The cost of preparing such an iconic feast, however, can easily get out of hand without a good plan. Here are some tips to help you put out a memorable Thanksgiving spread that won’t unstuff your wallet.