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.
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.
Four days after Thanksgiving is one of the biggest sales days of the year – Cyber Monday. Many shoppers are primed to pounce on deals through their smartphones, tablets and computers to save money and cross items off their holiday gift lists. In fact, more than 60 percent of American consumers are expected to shop online this Cyber Monday. Here are 8 Cyber Monday shopping tips to help you score some great deals on Monday, November 27.
Halloween is a billion-dollar industry. Americans will spend over $3 billion dollars on costumes, over $2 billion on candy, $2 billion on decorations and almost $400 million on greeting cards this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Halloween also happens to kick off all the big, end of the year shopping season. Needless to say, chances are good that you may be looking for a few money-saving tips for All Hallows Eve. Here are some suggestions
To keep your budget on track this Autumn you’ll have to navigate back-to-school shopping, costs, Halloween expenses and early holiday buying. All that means you could be in the hole financially by early November if you aren’t careful. Here are a few ways to enjoy the Fall and still keep your finances in check.
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