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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.