Saving is the foundation for building financial stability and being able to reach any financial goal. Whether you want to buy a house, get out of debt, get married or go on vacation with your family, you’ll need to save your money. If you feel like your budget and spending have both spiraled out of … [Read more...] about Buy Nothing Day Challenge: Got the Urge to Spend? Save the Money Instead
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Frugality is a lifestyle. Spending less so you can live more appeals to a lot of people. Practicing frugality often gets referred to as being cheap but there are distinct differences between the two. Being frugal involves optimizing what you have by being creative. You want to establish a lifestyle … [Read more...] about 30+ Things Frugal People Don’t Do
Buying a used car might not be the most glamorous thing, especially after you graduate college and start making real money. After all, most of your coworkers probably have new cars. You may feel like your old car needs an upgrade. However, buying a used car makes a lot more sense. Not only will you … [Read more...] about Why You Should Buy a Used Car as a Young Adult
Whenever I shop in Target I always have a goal to spend less than $100. I swear, I try to limit my purchases but I always seem to find something that I need! I think it's the bull’s-eye that draws me in. On a recent trip to Target, I was in the self-checkout line and I swiped my credit card. … [Read more...] about What’s the Deal with the New EMV Cards?
Investing in your education is important even though tuition costs keep climbing. College tuition, fees, and room and board average $42,419 at private institutions and $18,943 at public institutions, according to College Board. While it can be difficult to keep higher education costs down, there … [Read more...] about 4 College and Education Related Tax Benefits
Glossy college brochures show students hanging out on the quad, playing Frisbee, and staying up all night to watch movies with friends. It seems like college students have endless free time, right? Nope! With 80% of students working while attending school, and school course loads taking up … [Read more...] about How to Stay Organized as a Busy College Student