Back to School Saving

August is coming up fast.  Are you ready for the new school year?  Whether you’re a college student buying textbooks and sweatpants for class or a parent shopping for your children, there are many ways to save on this year’s back-to-school list.  Here are some steps you can take to get the most out of your shopping experience. Take inventory of what you already have.  … Continue reading Back to School Saving

Investing on a Budget

There is a common misconception that investing is only for people who have plenty of extra money lying around.  But unlike many large purchases, investing requires no hefty down payment and it will have huge benefits for you in the future. Pay yourself first.  We have all heard it but how often do you actually live by this rule?  It doesn’t have to be painful … Continue reading Investing on a Budget

How to Save on Dining This Summer

Summertime means sunshine, laughter and good times with good people.  Often these good times include going out to eat with friends and family.  No one wants to miss out on a good meal, but dining out can get pricey if you’re not taking the right steps to stay on budget when you’re out with the gang.  Below is some money saving advice that will help … Continue reading How to Save on Dining This Summer

The Do’s and Don’ts of Christmas Giving

Christmas is around the corner, and some of you may still be working on your gift list… or maybe just starting it. Presents can be a big headache during the holidays, and finding the perfect gift isn’t always as affordable as one would hope. So to help keep things cheery and cheap this holiday season, keep these dos and don’ts in mind as you head … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Christmas Giving

Missed Out On Cash for Clunkers? It’s not too late to get a great deal!

Here are some tips on how to be a smart car buyer:

•Be patient and persistent. The key to finding a good deal is being in the right place at the right time. If you’re more anxious to buy than the seller is to sell, you’ll reduce your chances of getting the best price you can. Continue reading “Missed Out On Cash for Clunkers? It’s not too late to get a great deal!”