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

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas on a Budget

Mother’s Day is just right around the corner - but don’t feel like you have to break the bank to show mom how much she means to you. After all, the savvy woman who taught you how to make smart money choices wouldn’t want that, right? Check out this list of affordable, or better yet, … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Ideas on a Budget

Inexpensive Valentine’s Day Gifts

Want to celebrate Valentine's Day without going into debt? Keep reading! Some of the best gifts involve sharing time, along with a little thoughtfulness. And the memories last far longer than a dozen roses or a box of chocolates. Here are a few ways to express your love on Valentine's Day. For a spouse or significant other:  … Continue reading Inexpensive Valentine’s Day Gifts

Quick and Easy Holiday Goodies

It's finally December and with Christmas being right around the corner, your weekends are probably jam packed with holiday events. If you’re expecting to be a guest this holiday season, a polite gesture would be to bring a side dish or some goodies to help contribute to the party. Today, I wanted to share some fun and easy holiday … Continue reading Quick and Easy Holiday Goodies

Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

Getting together with friends and family for the holidays may be priceless, but putting food on the table can cost a lot of money! The average cost of Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people exceeded $50 for the first time since the American Farm Bureau began tracking it in 1986.  The total price of the feast increased … Continue reading Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

Holiday Fraud Fighting

I shared this post last year but I wanted to share again as a reminder to be smart while doing your holiday shopping. Check out this guest post from Cait Klein at Nerdwallet! NerdWallet is a personal finance website that is focused on helping people lead better lives through financial education and empowerment. When it comes to credit cards, insurance, … Continue reading Holiday Fraud Fighting

‘Tis the Season to Shop on a Budget

Can you believe Christmas is a little over a month away? Well if you’re anything like me, you haven’t even started to think about Christmas shopping. However, now is the time to start making your list and checking it twice, because ready or not, the holidays are on their way! Check out some of these tips to survive the holiday shopping season without busting … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Shop on a Budget