3 ways to prevent your summer vacation from destroying your finances

  Summer is the perfect time to take a vacation. Not only is it warm out, but children are home for break and most of the time not busy with school or extracurricular activities. Vacation is a great time to forget about the real world and enjoy a few days doing whatever you want. Unfortunately, you may suffer … Continue reading 3 ways to prevent your summer vacation from destroying your finances

Outdoor Home Renovations? Think Budget and Scope

Many homeowners view their outdoor spaces as their own personal oases, places where they can relax, dine and spend time with their friends and loved ones. In light of this, it makes sense that homeowners consider investing in major features that will transform their outdoor areas into additional living spaces. Like any home-renovation project, however, … Continue reading Outdoor Home Renovations? Think Budget and Scope

Memorial Day Weekend on a Budget

Memorial Day weekend is about honoring the men and women who have served our country, but it is also the unofficial kick-off to summer! No matter what your plans are, check out some helpful money-saving tips this Memorial Day Weekend! If you’re traveling, here are some ways to save a little extra cash:   Tune up your … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend on a Budget

Budgeting Basics

Budgets are like the New Year’s resolutions of personal finance. We all know we should have one and we all know it’s a fairly simple thing to follow—at least in theory. Like resolutions, we often map out personal budgets with the best of intentions, only to abandon them a couple of weeks later. It’s easy … Continue reading Budgeting Basics

Trying to Save Money While Paying Off Debt?

Student loans. Car Payments. Rent. Credit cards. The list of debt for Millennials can go on and on, but those four mentioned above are the biggest income drain of all. It may seem impossible to save while trying to pay off debt all while trying to have somewhat of a social life. But no matter how hard you try … Continue reading Trying to Save Money While Paying Off Debt?

Celebrating 4th of July on a Budget

The 4th of July is a great holiday to spend with your friends and family while staying home, going camping or boating on the lake. If you are looking to be frugal this year, check out these money saving tips so your wallet doesn’t fizzle out like a sparkler! 1. Enjoy the Fireworks What is the 4th of July without … Continue reading Celebrating 4th of July on a Budget

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party on a Budget

Well the most wonderful time of the year is here! Christmas lights are shining, snow is falling and ugly sweaters are EVERYWHERE. If you are in need of an ugly sweater or need tips to host a budget friendly party this holiday season, you came to the right place! Finding an Ugly Sweater. Ugly sweaters … Continue reading Ugly Sweater Christmas Party on a Budget

Must Read Tips for Black Friday Shoppers

Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, is just 3 days away and once again retailers are offering holiday deals in an attempt to get more shoppers into their stores. Several of the biggest retailers are opening earlier than last year in hopes to one-up their competition. Stay ahead of the game by checking out … Continue reading Must Read Tips for Black Friday Shoppers