New Years Resolutions: Health and Wealth

With 2013 coming to a close, many people are looking toward a healthier and more frugal 2014. In fact, two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions year after year are to become a healthier individual and to improve one’s finances. Health and wealth can go hand in hand. Studies show that healthier individuals miss work less and also are more productive on the job, … Continue reading New Years Resolutions: Health and Wealth

Three Major Drawbacks of Store Credit Cards

While doing your holiday shopping, you’ll notice the signs that read “apply for a store credit card and receive 25% off your entire purchase.” It sounds like a no-brainer, especially on major holiday purchases. But it is important to remember that there are consequences from opening these credit cards and you should take the time to consider whether or not it’s a good decision for … Continue reading Three Major Drawbacks of Store Credit Cards

The Do’s and Don’ts of Christmas Giving

Christmas is around the corner, and some of you may still be working on your gift list… or maybe just starting it. Presents can be a big headache during the holidays, and finding the perfect gift isn’t always as affordable as one would hope. So to help keep things cheery and cheap this holiday season, keep these dos and don’ts in mind as you head … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Christmas Giving

Safety Tips for this Holiday Season

The holiday season is something we all look forward to. But did you even realize that maybe it’s the most anticipated time of the year for thieves? As more and more people get ready for the holidays and vacations, they forget that maybe their homes could fall victim to burglaries.  Here are some safety tips to protect you and your home this holiday season!   Place … Continue reading Safety Tips for this Holiday Season

6 Tips to Conquering Cyber Monday

Thanksgiving dinner is a distant memory and the smoke has cleared from the chaos of Black Friday. But today the shopping continues, with “Cyber Monday” in full swing. In 2005, the term “Cyber Monday” began and has grown to become a global phenomenon, with retailers in multiple countries using the phrase to drive sales. Research from comScore puts Cyber Monday sales at $610 million in … Continue reading 6 Tips to Conquering Cyber Monday