52 Week Money Challenge

Saving money is tough....especially when you are in your teens and 20's! We're counting every penny and it's really hard not to spend it, let alone save it! That is why this 52-week challenge is a great source for young adults or those who need a little push to start saving. It's time to test your ability to commit … Continue reading 52 Week Money Challenge

Breaking Up With Name Brands

As you walk up and down the aisles at your local grocery store, shopping list in hand, do you stop and think about how you could save big bucks on your entire purchase without having to become an extreme couponer?  The secret? Buying private-label products instead of brand-name products. What are private-label products? Commonly referred … Continue reading Breaking Up With Name Brands

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

10 Life Hacks to Help You Free Up Money

Are you looking for ways you can cut down on expenses and put a little extra money aside? Maybe you’re looking to budget more efficiently, fund that big vacation or save for retirement. This post is dedicated to little tricks to keep more of your money in your pocket. You can have a little fun … Continue reading 10 Life Hacks to Help You Free Up Money

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

Spring Clean Your Finances

As the weather starts to get a bit warmer, you might be thinking about spring cleaning in your home. It’s time to chase away those dust bunnies and take your unwanted items to Goodwill. While you’re at it, you might want to take time to spring clean your finances with these simple steps I found from Fiscal Fizzle: Start with … Continue reading Spring Clean Your Finances

Tax Refund Tips

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Tax Season is here! Alright, it's time to fast forward to the fun stuff - your tax refund. How are you going to spend your tax refund this year? Are you planning to save it or are you going on a shopping spree? Before you make a decision, check out … Continue reading Tax Refund Tips

First-Time Homebuyer Tips

First-Time Homebuyers Face Hurdles That Most Can Overcome Buying a home can be a challenging process. So it’s best to be prepared for what you’ll be getting in to before you can move into that new place of your dreams. First off, figure out some financial basics. How much debt do you have? How much … Continue reading First-Time Homebuyer Tips

Kicking of the New Year the Right Way!

Well 2014 is almost over and what a fun year it has been! In less than 15 hours it will officially be 2015! Since the new year is all about making goals, have you thought about what your New Year’s resolution will be? If not, why not make it a goal to be financially savvy? Here are … Continue reading Kicking of the New Year the Right Way!