Smart shopping with apps

Following up with our post on how you can conveniently and instantly manage your finances on your smartphone and tablet, here are other popular apps to help you save everyday: Save on gas GasBuddy – This app searches for the cheapest reported gas price close to where you are and directions to get to each station. This comes in very handy every time you fill … Continue reading Smart shopping with apps

7 Money Lessons For College Freshmen

The most exciting time is here – you are about to start college! You will get to manage your own schedule, and very importantly, your own money. It can be a learning curve – so let us help you with the first steps! Take these tips with you when you start college in these coming weeks: About credit – Your credit behavior now can make … Continue reading 7 Money Lessons For College Freshmen

Manage money on-the-go with your smartphone

There are a bunch of apps for that! Here are a couple of top-rated aps for managing your money, paying your bills, and saving for your goals – oh, and they’re FREE: Bills, budget and other basics Mint – This is currently the highest-ranked personal financial management smartphone app. Grouping all aspects of your financial life in one place, the app lets you track your … Continue reading Manage money on-the-go with your smartphone

How to balance the everyday, short-term and long-term financial needs

With many financial obligations binding you and your family, it’s understandable that some plans and goals will need to be pushed back for others. Sometimes, it might seem intuitive to start with meeting the most urgent or frequent financial needs – like paying the bills and expenses that recently come up. After that, short-term saving goals like future big purchases may seem more obtainable and … Continue reading How to balance the everyday, short-term and long-term financial needs