12 Smart Things to Do with Your Tax Return

Saving money is sort of like eating healthy. You know you should do more of it, but it's very hard to resist making spur-of-the-moment choices that make you happier now but worse off later, like eating 4 brownies. A tax refund gives you a great chance to set yourself in a better position for the … Continue reading 12 Smart Things to Do with Your Tax Return

Thrifty Thursday: Coupon and Money Saving Apps

Why pay more than you need to when shopping for things you love? Whether you're checking items off your grocery list, purchasing a new summer wardrobe, or eyeing the next gadget for your collection, there are a ton of apps on your smartphone to help make sure you never pay full price for anything, ever … Continue reading Thrifty Thursday: Coupon and Money Saving Apps

Shopping for Spring Break

Your midterms are in full swing, your brain is fried, the travel plans are booked and all you can do is anxiously wait for Spring Break. For those of you going somewhere warm this Spring Break, you might want to take this opportunity to update your wardrobe. Just remember, updating your wardrobe does not have to cost … Continue reading Shopping for Spring Break

Thrifty Thursday: Money Saving Tips for Pet Owners

Pet lovers, this one is for you! Many of us consider our pets to be part of the family. And maybe we go a little overboard on spending money on them. While my family doesn’t buy our dog Brody fancy clothing or take him for spa treatments, we do find ourselves buying him toys here and there, even if he doesn’t … Continue reading Thrifty Thursday: Money Saving Tips for Pet Owners

Thrifty Thursday: Saving Money on Food while in College

  If you’re living away from home while in college, you’ll have to fend for yourself in the food department. New to the kitchen? Don’t worry, eating healthy on a budget isn't impossible! Here are a few suggestions on how to find the healthiest food for your dollar: 1. Get the Most of your Meal Plan … Continue reading Thrifty Thursday: Saving Money on Food while in College