It happens all the time. You enter a deal with your local cable provider and lock in a price for one or two years. It’s usually a pretty good deal for a while. Maybe you get some free movie channels thrown in. Then, down the line, the day comes and your bill makes a sudden jump. Your promotional period has ended, and you’re now on the hook for the same service at a higher price. Time to reevaluate your needs.
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The dog days of summer are officially here. You’ve probably spent all summer long trying to find creative ways to entertain your kids without breaking your budget or boring them. But when the temperature starts to rise, finding ways to keep your kids busy can be tricky especially if it’s too hot to be outside. Here are some affordable ideas to cure your kids’ summertime boredom without dipping into any funds you’ve set aside for debt elimination. [click to continue…]