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

Part 1: Free Money for Your College Education and Where to Find it!

There are many decisions that you have to make when considering attending a college or university. Money is usually one of the biggest actors in this process, and it is often a struggle. But it doesn’t have to be. On average across all school types, 20 percent of college students do not apply for any kind of financial aid, while 30 percent did not apply … Continue reading Part 1: Free Money for Your College Education and Where to Find it!

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

Decorating for Fall on a Budget

  Fall is here and it is time to decorate, but you don’t have to spend tons of money to do it. Here are a few tips on how to stay on budget while making your home fall ready. Before you even consider going out to buy items, take a look around your home for items that you can reuse or re-purposes. Items like vases, mirrors, candles, … Continue reading Decorating for Fall on a Budget

#TBT

It’s Throwback Thursday! (or Throwback Tipsday) With Spring Break coming up we thought we’d share an oldie, but goodie post about tips for saving money on Spring Break that are still applicable today! https://moneytoolsforlife.wordpress.com/2012/03/ If you have any helpful tips that you think we have missed please feel free to share them in the comment section below! Continue reading #TBT

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