You ever get so hot in the summertime that you just want to walk down to the corner store, open up the ice cream freezer, and sit in it for about an hour? Yeah, me neither. That would be weird, right? Those of us who would rather not get kicked out of such establishments have [...]
Now that you have your wedding day budgeted, it’s time to think about a honeymoon! While a luxurious trip around the world might not be an option for most, there are plenty of ways to have an affordable honeymoon to meet at least some of your requirements. Make saving for your honeymoon a SMART goal and take [...]
We are living in a digital social age. People share everything online. Cat videos, food pics, and selfies are among the more popular categories. However, there are more useful topics that consumers can actually use to their benefit. Although, what could be more useful than a video of someone looking at a double rainbow. Mind-blowing! I’m talking [...]
Without a budget, consumer debt and weddings seem to go hand-in-hand. After reading last week’s article on wedding budgets, you are now well aware of the importance of a managing your finances for such a major event. Let’s take a look at two wedding budgets and how they help to avoid consumer debt.
The weather has been cooperating but that doesn’t mean the gas prices have. If you’re like many of us who want to spend as much time outside as possible while trying to save a buck, you might be looking at your bicycle as a means of transportation. Bypass expensive gas prices and celebrate National Dump the [...]
Not everything you own has to be a status symbol. If it works, serves its purpose, and fits your budget, then it’s probably the right thing for you. It becomes a status symbol when you start thinking about how others will view you as a result of your chosen item. A person could fall into this mindset [...]
We all know that it varies from dad to dad, but my father is particularly difficult to shop for. Every year, whether it’s Christmas, his birthday, or Father’s Day, our family rallies together to share gift ideas. Inevitably we always come up with the same few gifts. It’s developed into a funny set of “traditions” every year. It works for [...]
Wondering how you can keep the kids learning during the dog days of summer? In addition to summer reading and all the other fun activities you have planned to occupy their time, perhaps it’s time to incorporate the subject of personal finance.
Road trips are a great way to spend some vacation time. Some people may enjoy the speed and convenience of a flight, but others enjoy the sights and adventure of the open road. Whatever your preference, be certain that you plan for all the costs of your trip. If you’re taking a long trip in [...]
The sun is shining and that winter chill has finally passed. It’s time for outdoor activities and gorgeous summer nights. Delicious produce is now in season and summer is the best time to start eating healthy. Today we’re going to share how you can keep the medical bills down by fueling your body nutritiously while creating budget [...]