You might think of Pinterest as just another social media time spender, but have you ever considered searching for financial counseling while cruising for a new board to follow? While Pinterest is filled with useful fun information like recipes and craft ideas, our presence on the platform is to shed some light on tips about credit counseling, like [...]
Tired of doing the same things in the same places? Thinking about going on an adventure, taking a trip, or trying something new? You don’t always have to take an expensive and far-away vacation to get your fix. Staying local is a great way to cut down the costs of your activity. No matter what [...]
A new job or salary is a time to celebrate and a time people often make a lot of financial mistakes. These mistakes can cost someone the financial freedom they thought this change would bring. Avoid these 5 money mistakes people make with a new salary to reach your financial goals and avoid consumer debt.
Aside from your home, you will likely spend the most amount of your income on transportation. If you own a car, then you are well aware of all the costs that go along with it. Leasing or financing comes with a monthly payment. Add to that insurance, fuel, regular maintenance, cleaning, and inevitable repairs. Cars can take [...]
Seeing as we just celebrated Independence Day over the weekend, now is a good time to remind you that the best time to shop is right after a holiday (or season, depending on the item). In this case, the items in question are all of your America-themed products. Retailers across the country are moving all [...]
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 [...]