May and June are the months to celebrate graduations – to some, the beginning of adulthood. Whether you are graduating from high school or college, there are certain money tips recent grads should follow to get started on the right food – and avoid debt and other financial problems. Here are our top five picks: Be smart with credit cards – Always try to pay … Continue reading Financial Advice for Recent Graduates
According to Money Magazine, “Air conditioning accounts for nearly 60% of Americans’ summer electric bills.” With these easy tips, save your money and keep cool during the upcoming summer months! Act cooler – Close your blinds on the sunny days to keep the sun and heat out. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, every degree you turn up your AC, it knocks 7% off of … Continue reading Stay Cool For Less!
We’ve been following a pretty neat series running by NPR this week. It is interesting, informative, and explains the problems young adults are having with their finances while attending college. Click here for the articles! Continue reading Information for the Financially Young
Last week we mentioned that restaurants are use inventive marketing and aggressive selling strategies to try and get their guests to spend more money. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t great deals out there, but to stick with your food budget, you need to weed through the slick promotions. Here are two other strategic techniques used commonly by businesses in the food and service industry: … Continue reading How Restaurants Can Trick You Into Spending
The food industry has become extremely competitive in the United States over the past 50 years. Before the 1960’s there wasn’t much competition, but as years have gone by, there has become an overwhelming number of dining options introduced in the market. With this high competition, successful restaurants must market themselves to both attract customers and maximize their spending. Here are a few techniques restaurants … Continue reading Common Ways Restaurants Get You to Spend
Last week we mentioned that there were six main financial benefits of tying the knot with your sweetie. Here is the last set of financial perks you could gain! Auto Insurance – With a proper and qualified agent, you could gain discounts almost immediately after the wedding. The opportunities for discounts for responsible married drivers are significant. Most married couples save by consolidating policies. Raise … Continue reading How Getting Hitched Can Save You Money