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.
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:
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:
Many companies offer senior discounts before the standard discount age of 65, on everything from groceries, to clothing, to travel, to meals at restaurants.
There are many ways to save money in college if you’re willing to get creative. From tuition, to room and board, to food, to textbooks, to social activities, it all adds up quickly. Here are some tips to save money and still enjoy your higher education.
Many families find it difficult to pay the entire college tuition bill despite receiving federal, state, and school-based financial aid and scholarships. If paying for college is a struggle for you or your family this Fall, here are some ideas that can help
Back-to-school shopping can be a major expense for families. Now that Fall is here and school has begun, parents with children in grades K-12 can easily spend hundreds of dollars on supplies.
If you’re the parent of a college student, chances are you want to do everything you can to support them. If you have the means to contribute financially to their education, it’s important to get a head start before they go to school in the fall. Here are some steps to prepare for the extra expense.
If you’re in a committed relationship, you and your significant other will need to figure out the best way to manage your finances.
To help get your finances under control and prioritize your budget for the Fall, try to get your spending under control. Here are some suggestions: