Raising Financially Aware Kids

It’s  important to help your children establish good money habits at an early age; and who better to teach your children about good money habits than you? As their parent you can start by teaching them what money is and the financial values YOU uphold. Talk to them about money as casually as you would about brushing teeth or washing hands. The goal for now is … Continue reading Raising Financially Aware Kids

These Apps a Day Keep That Debt Away

Budgeting Moneyhub– Bring your money to life with the ultimate money management app Money Dashboard–Money Dashboard helps you save money, budget more effectively, and make better financial decisions. Use it to keep track of your spending across your current, credit card and savings accounts, no matter who you bank with, and start making daily savings by understanding where all your money goes each month BillTracker–From the … Continue reading These Apps a Day Keep That Debt Away

The Vicious Cycle of Financial Stress

We will be continuing our series on the effects of financial stress and why you should take care of it as soon as possible. If you missed the first part in our series, “Why You Should Deal With Your Financial Stress Now, then please read it before continuing! https://moneytoolsforlife.wordpress.com/2016/04/07/why-you-should-deal-with-your-financial-stress-now/ Alright, you know you’re stressed and you’ve read our article on how to deal with that … Continue reading The Vicious Cycle of Financial Stress

Don’t Go Breaking My Bank: 8 Valentine Dates for College Kids

Everyone wants to make this time of year special, but on a budget it’s difficult to do something more romantic than dinner and a movie. If only you knew someone that could come up with some good ideas for you… Oh, wait! You do! Here are some things to consider before compromising your budget, even if they may be worth it. These are red hot classics. … Continue reading Don’t Go Breaking My Bank: 8 Valentine Dates for College Kids

On an Average Day, What Do You Spend Money On?

It’s striking that one in three Americans claim to keep a monthly budget but most people don’t know how much they spend on a single day. Now, some of us use mobile apps for budgeting, but for those who don’t, how much do you think you spend? Let’s go through a day in an average person’s shoes. Continue reading On an Average Day, What Do You Spend Money On?