Going off to college is expensive and many don’t have a huge budget for those dorm room decorations but we’re here to help. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best…and cheapest…DIY projects to make your dorm room feel like home this year! TIP #1: Before you even consider going out to buy items, take a look around your home for items that you can … Continue reading DIY – Dorm-It-Yourself
What’s more exciting, or scary, than going off to college! Your applications are over and your decision has been made. The next chapter of your life is about to begin but, we know that there are still a few you things you need to do before your off. We’ve put together a list of must do’s before you’re on your way this Fall. Check it … Continue reading Readying Yourself for College
When it comes to money, celebrities are just like the rest of us-they spend too much, save too little, and make a number of poor financial decisions. There are many celebrities that you would think would be financially well-off that are struggling. Some of them are better at saving, while others are spend-happy. Although their incomes may be large, their expensive lifestyles will oftentimes deplete … Continue reading Managing Finances Can Be Hard Just Look at These Celebrities Who Struggled!
If your car broke down today, would you have the funds to get it fixed quickly? If you couldn’t, you are not alone. In a recent survey conducted by the Federal Reserve, 47 percent of respondents stated that they would not be able to come up with $400 in the case of an emergency unless they borrowed or sold their belongings. As of 2016, 66 million Americans … Continue reading Paying Yourself First
Although sales for the consumer usually mean savings, for retail shops and businesses they are simply tactics to boost purchases. For this reason, not all sales are created equal – for some you might not get an actual bargain or worse, end up paying more. To avoid this, here are some signs to look twice at a “sale”: BIG, BOLD, “Sale” Sign– This is pure … Continue reading Not all Sales are Created Equally
Your college ID should be one of your most valued object while you go through college. It’s not only an emblem and access pass for while you’re on campus, but it’s also a way to get discounts and free admission into events. While it may be true that college students don’t make much money, retailers still view you as one of the most coveted demographics. To get … Continue reading Why You Should be Flashing Your Student I.D.
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