Archive for the ‘Personal Finances’ Category

  Whether for yourself or your children, a Halloween costume can be an expensive purchase—especially when you consider that it’s something you’ll likely just wear once. But dressing up for Halloween doesn’t have to break the bank. The following tips can help you save money on this year’s Halloween costume: Make your own costume Designing […]

If you’re looking to save more money, try spending it—but in the right ways. It may seem a bit contradicting, but there are certain times when spending some money can actually help you save more overall: Staple pieces for your wardrobe A stylish, high-quality wardrobe that is modestly priced is certainly doable, but sometimes investing […]

Looking to save some extra money? Cutting down on services or eliminating purchases for items that you can get at no cost is one of the easiest ways to save a little more cash. The following are some examples of things that a lot of people pay for, but that you can get at no […]

Becoming a victim of identity theft or a money scam can easily turn your finances into a complete mess. Your credit score can be ruined, and you may even lose money as a result of a scam. The good news is that a lot of cases of identity theft can be avoided, but awareness is […]

Becoming a victim of identity theft or a money scam can easily turn your finances into a complete mess. Your credit score can be ruined, and you may even lose money as a result of a scam. The good news is that a lot of cases of identity theft can be avoided, but awareness is […]

One of the biggest and most obvious benefits of frugal living is that it helps you save more money. After all, who doesn’t like saving money? You can put that extra money you save towards a large purchase, you can use it to eliminate debt, or put it in savings for an emergency fund. But […]

  If you’re trying to save money, you’ve likely limited (or maybe even put an end to) going out and having fun. After all, fun costs money—even just a little bit—right? Not necessarily. If you need some inspiration for fun, free things to do this weekend, here are some ideas: Visit your local library Visiting […]

If you currently don’t have a budget set up that allows you to save a fixed amount of money each month, that doesn’t mean you still can’t work on building your savings account. There are some simple ways to cut down on expenses and save money, and even saving just a little bit here and […]

  It can be tough trying to continuously keep up with your finances in today’s fast-moving world. But automating your finances as much as possible can allow you to stay on track. Automated finances can help ensure that you’re timely with your monthly bills, help you save more, and offer other advantages. If you’re new […]

   Are your cell phone payments a little higher than you’d like them to be, and they only seem to be increasing? According to statistics, that the average cell phone user spends about $1,200 each year on cell phone payments, but you may be able to lower those costs with some easy steps: Always pay […]