Your Guide to Memorial Day Shopping

Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, and so is the unofficial start to the summer season. As everyone heads out to enjoy the day, retailers  are having major sales and discounts in the hopes to bring business in for the slower month. These sales provide a serious opportunity to snag awesome deals for you though, you just need to know where to look. Check out our … Continue reading Your Guide to Memorial Day Shopping

Making the Most of Your Money at Stores

With student loans hanging over your head, the steep prices of textbooks and the miscellaneous costs of living on your own, it’s inevitable that a lack of finances can make some of the most exciting years of your college life pretty stressful. A solution to these burdens though could be way easier than you think. Every college student loves a good deal, but who actually has the time … Continue reading Making the Most of Your Money at Stores

Student Loans- Paying as go, paying off, how to handle

*sigh* Student loans. Nobody wants to deal with them, but without them, some would not be able to further their education. We have all heard at least one story that involved a ridiculous amount of student loan debt that would be enough to scare some away from getting a student loan in the first place. It is not at all bad to fear student loan … Continue reading Student Loans- Paying as go, paying off, how to handle

Millennials Part 2:Tips and Tools for a Better Financial Future

It may seem like a challenge to improve the financial literacy levels among millennials, but we have the perfect tips to get you started. Everything we discussed in part one can easily be taken care of with a little follow up. Economize Once you get your first real job and go out on your own, it is tempting to feel the excitement of spending all … Continue reading Millennials Part 2:Tips and Tools for a Better Financial Future

Millennials Part 1: Their Financial Difference

Millennials comprise the generation of individuals born between the early ’80s and early 2000s. This group of individuals grew up with the internet and is comfortable with technology. Millennials are considered to be more/better educated than their predecessors, more ethnically diverse, and more economically active. Yet they are faced with great roadblocks like student debt and the economic uncertainty. As a generation carrying new personal … Continue reading Millennials Part 1: Their Financial Difference

Not all Sales are Created Equally

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