10 Ways for Teens to Earn Money

Summer’s here, and the time might be right for your teen to get a summer job. There are a number of ways for teens to make money, and a lot of reasons for teens to get summer jobs: A summer gig will help them develop decision-making, organizational and social skills, plus work skills that will … Continue reading 10 Ways for Teens to Earn Money

Money Monday: 10 Ways to Cut Your Debt Now

Are you swimming in debt and don’t know how you’re ever going to pay it off? Don't worry, you’re not alone. In fact, the average U.S. household has more than $15,000 in credit card debt, according to a 2014 NerdWallet analysis.  It’s important to know that getting rid of debt is possible, it may just take … Continue reading Money Monday: 10 Ways to Cut Your Debt Now

Choosing Debit Vs Credit at Checkout

I'm sure you've encountered the following question when swiping your debit card at a gas station or retail store:  "credit" or "debit?"  The question might better be phrased as "PIN or signature?" So what should you do? Does one card do BOTH transaction types? Does it really matter which one you choose? Let's break it down. … Continue reading Choosing Debit Vs Credit at Checkout

13 Fun Facts About Credit Unions

In honor of Friday 13th, I thought I would share some credit union knowledge with all of you. Here are 13 facts about credit unions that you may not have known! 13 Fun Facts About Credit Unions In 1934, President Roosevelt signed into law the Federal Credit Union Act. This established credit unions as an alternative to banks … Continue reading 13 Fun Facts About Credit Unions

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas on a Budget!

Valentine's Day is inching closer but there is no need to panic. If you're worried that your funds can't stretch far enough to give your beloved a Valentine's Day to remember, realize that the best gift you can give on Valentine's Day is letting your significant other know that they're loved, cared about, and wanted. You don't need … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas on a Budget!

52 Week MEGA Money Challenge

For those of you who have tried the 52 Week Money Challenge and successfully completed it, I now have a new challenge for you! It's called the 52 Week MEGA Money Challenge. Now, I know saving money can be quite the challenge, especially when you are in your 20's. Many of us are counting every penny and … Continue reading 52 Week MEGA Money Challenge

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!

Last Minute Christmas Shopping Tips and Tricks

Christmas is six days away and you still haven’t finished buying gifts for your loved ones? Knowing when and where to shop will help save you time and money in these last days of the Christmas shopping season. So, before you go into panic mode, check out these last minute shopping tips. You’ll find everything you need with plenty of … Continue reading Last Minute Christmas Shopping Tips and Tricks