Why You Should be Flashing Your Student I.D.

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.

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

Bad Habits That Can Break The Bank

Everyone has bad habits, but not everyone realizes how much their bad habits are costing them. Here is a list of the most common bad habits that can break your bank. Coffee Americans spend an average of $21.32 per week on brewed beverages at coffee shops. With a midsize latte going for $3.65 at Starbucks and $3. 19 at Dunkin Donuts; investing in a coffee maker for … Continue reading Bad Habits That Can Break The Bank

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

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?

The Guide to Giving (And Saving) This Holiday Season

You’ve still got enough turkey for three armies in that freezer. You know what time of year it is.Thanksgiving pies have been gobbled, but the gingerbread’s in the oven and the shopping has only begun. You’ve got nine days to get those presents. How are you going to make it? How are you going to make it?! Don’t panic. We have some tips for you. Make … Continue reading The Guide to Giving (And Saving) This Holiday Season

Five Holiday Hacks To Do This December

We keep stressing the importance of saving during the holiday season, but we genuinely can’t stress it enough. This time of year is always the most chaotic on our budgets. Here at The EDSA Group, we’ve put together a few holiday hacks that are easy to do, and ingenious to use! Continue reading Five Holiday Hacks To Do This December