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
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
Thrift shopping can go one way or the other. Sifting through racks to find gold can be like hunting for lost treasure. Yet somewhere out there lies the perfect item for you, for cheap. How do you find it? This is what you should have been looking for beforehand.
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We all want to retire eventually. None of us wants to work into our eighties. We all have reasons, too, on why we don’t save for retirement. There are always good reasons. Behind them there are the real reasons. They stare us in the face, and we don’t dare to speak of them.
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This graphic from Raymond James illustrates some of the major financial differences that span the generations. Continue reading Americans are investing more in higher education
This video from Shai Reshef about a new way of earning a college degree without paying tuition could be the future of higher education. What do you think of this innovative program? Would you try it? Continue reading A Low Cost College Degree Option to Consider
Does it pain you to spend hundreds of dollars on textbooks each semester when you know that you won’t need them after finals and you can only sell them back to the bookstore for pennies on the dollar? Trying to sell your used textbooks can be difficult, especially if they aren’t in the best shape after a long semester of all-nighters (stains, rips, marks, etc.). … Continue reading Selling Back Your Textbooks
We all know that April 15th is the big day. The big tax day that is. But have you been planning for the tax year end? December 31st is the real date you should be anticipating when it comes to tax planning. With a little foresight, you could easily reduce your tax bill when April rolls around. Below are some tax moves you should consider … Continue reading Year-End Tax Planning
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
Every kid had a piggy bank sitting in their room, filled to the brim with change and maybe just a few buttons. As time goes by those ideas of saving for a new toy or game start to fade, and our minds focus on the short-term, present goals. In your 20’s, it can be stressful feeling pulled in different directions when it comes to saving … Continue reading How to be a Millenial with Smart Financial Priorities