How to Save Money this Summer

While saving money should be a yearlong sacrifice, now is as good of time as ever, as your social calendar continues to see the weekends fill up throughout September. With a few tips you can put your hard-earned income to good use in order to build up an emergency fund for unexpected expenses, long overdue […]

Ways to Save Money No Matter the Income Level

While it may be true, the more you make the more you spend, but that doesn’t mean that just because you’re not making six figures that you can’t find ways to save money.  Most don’t live the modest lifestyle as income levels increase, so they may still be living paycheck to paycheck with inflated mortgage […]

When is it the ‘Right Time’ to Spend Money?

With so much focus on saving money you could get so used to pinching pennies that you’re not sure when to finally loosen the reigns and open the wallet back up.  While it doesn’t mean there should be a spending free for all, but if you have certain financial areas cleaned up, then maybe it’s […]

Ways You Can Improve Saving Money Starting Now

As soon as your paycheck is deposited to your checking account and the bills start to come out, it can be quick before there is not much left to go around.  In fact, most Americans live paycheck to paycheck, but this is a case where it would be nice to stay away from the norm. […]

How to Avoid Struggling to Save Money

If you’re feeling like living paycheck to paycheck is more of a regular occurrence and you are not left with much at the end of the month, let alone saving, you’re not alone.  Now is the time to make changes in your finances.  Saving money should become a way of life, and as you begin […]

Ways to Trim Monthly Expenses

While losing a little in the waistline is always a good goal to work on throughout the year, even starting early before beach season, it’s your finances in shape that will not only help in the short-term, but help to secure a nest egg that will last a lifetime, providing sufficient income to replace the […]

Common Money Mistakes to Work on Fixing

While not every money situation is the same when it comes to income or expenses, but there are a few traits that can be followed to ensure you are set up for success now and going forward.  You may always hear “it’s never too late” to get started, but the truth is, the more and […]

These Ways to Save Money Are Not Worth It

While sure, the bottom line is important when the month comes to and end, seeing how much you have left in your account after all the bills are paid, which hopefully there is more coming in than going out, but you could be jeopardizing yourself by skimping in some areas but still continuing with unnecessary […]

Ways to Stop with Impulse Purchases

Now that we’re into the new year and have probably already given up on any aggressive fitness goal for yourself, let’s focus on something you can control that will help your overall finances in the long run, which is curbing impulse spending.  While there are certainly purchases that are necessary to make in any given […]

Money Wastes That Can Be Easy to Avoid

As we start a new year, usually the focus now is on losing weight, as you may not be where you thought you’d be at this point.  While resolutions come and go pretty quickly, especially when the gym visits become less frequent and you’re paying for a membership that you don’t use, your finances should […]