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?

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

Saving on Summer Fitness Trends

The summer fitness craze is in full swing.  Whether you’re trying to keep up your beach body, or maybe just wanting to wow classmates in the fall, classes, active wear, and equipment can get very pricey very quickly.  Follow these simple tips to keep your wallet as healthy as you are. Look out for free classes offered by sporting goods and athletic clothing stores.  Many … Continue reading Saving on Summer Fitness Trends

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

National Get Out of the Doghouse Day

Monday, July 21st is National Get Out of the Doghouse Day and while you may not be in trouble with your boyfriend or girlfriend, your checkbook may not be too happy with you.  Studies conducted by Brown University show that life choices are contagious, and that includes unhealthy financial habits.  Compiled are some tips for ending those bad habits and forming better ones to replace … Continue reading National Get Out of the Doghouse Day

Saving on Fourth of July: Now That’s Something to Celebrate

Whether you’re hosting your own red, white, and blue bash or choosing to celebrate by attending a fireworks show with friends and family, there are many ways to save on the cost of your Independence Day merriment.  Here are a few for you to consider: Save on food.  If it’s a barbeque or cook-out that you’re planning, be sure to shop for food at stores that … Continue reading Saving on Fourth of July: Now That’s Something to Celebrate

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

Gear Up for National Picnic Day: Save Big While Still Being the Hostess with the Mostess

Picnics are a classic summertime source of entertainment and June 18th is all about celebrating them.  While you might have plenty of food at your picnic, you could be left feeling empty handed if you break the bank to prepare for the meal.  Here are a few tips that will keep both your guests and your wallet happy at your next picnic. Use your everyday … Continue reading Gear Up for National Picnic Day: Save Big While Still Being the Hostess with the Mostess