Donate, Sell, or Trash Household Items You Are Ready to Part With

Spring cleaning season is just about upon us as the weather is starting to warm up and you can start to crack open your windows for some much-needed fresh air.  As you start to mop the floors and give a solid dusting, you start to notice junk that have accumulated in drawers, in storage, and […]

5 Smart Ways to Save Starting Now

When it comes to saving for your future, the earlier you start the better, and the longer you wait the more you sacrifice having to rely on anything but Social Security wages that may or may not be there by the time we retire.  Plain and simple, saving needs to start becoming a priority, so […]

Baby Shower for the Girl, Diaper Party for the Guy?

These days the guy is almost just as involved during the baby shower as the pregnant counterpart, although she is still the center of attention, and rightfully so.  But other than maybe a dad or a brother joining in the wedding shower, it may not be the most fun for them to hang out with […]

How to Budget for a Baby on the Way

It can be difficult enough to budget in everyday life, which is why experts have said that two-thirds of the American population do not have a successful budget, so imagine those that are in the majority that do not, what kind of free for all it will be when a baby is brought into this […]

5 Ways to Maximize Your 401(k) Account Starting Now

It can be hard to contribute money to savings account, let alone worry about a retirement account that seems so far away, but if you stop and think about it, it is not that far off.  Think about how long you have been at your current job, or how many years it has been since […]

Avoid These Easy Ways to Wreck Your Credit

Most of us actually think we have great credit, so much in fact that we never check our credit report.  Honestly, when is the last time that you looked at your entire report?  Credit scores are the primary approval factor when it comes to getting a mortgage, personal loan, or a credit card, and the […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Finances Starting Now

Now that we are well into 2017 and the holidays are long behind us, it is time to start to build that bank account back up and start to save money more than ever.  What better way to do that is to improve finances going forward, and you can start right now. Get Tax Return […]

5 Effective Ways for Paying Credit Card Bills

Credit cards can be overwhelming, especially if you use them for every purchase, and have multiple cards at that.  The problem with a credit card is that it is not like money where it is deducted from your checking account at the point of purchase, so you know how much you have left to last […]

Try Something Different and Have a Bowling Night with the Fellas

As much as we all love the bar scene, sometimes there can be a night when you want to get a group of guys together without paying the $8 drinks and dealing with the bar crowd.  As the years go on and we started getting married and having kids, you really appreciate your time together […]

4 Ways to Give Your Personal Finance a Boost in 2017

When the new-year begins, usually the resolutions start and end with personal fitness.  Gym membership applications are at its peak in the beginning of the year, and by spring or summer, the crowds have faded.  Instead of focusing only on fitness, try to look to help boost your own personal finance this year that will […]