How To: Thanksgiving on a Budget

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to spend with family and give back to your community, but the actual meal preparations can sometimes be a bit more expensive that you’re ready for. Luckily, in the Internet Age there’s a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips. There are articles and tips, recipes and more just waiting for you to utilize. Here you can find a full menu … Continue reading How To: Thanksgiving on a Budget

Fourth of July Fireworks

It’s almost the Fourth of July, and you may find yourself wanting to save some money by viewing a free fireworks display-good call. Most bigger cities put on a show for the Fourth, so why not enjoy the view? The travel channel compiled a list of the best fireworks shows in the country. If you’re itching to get an idea of what’s to come, look no … Continue reading Fourth of July Fireworks

Holiday Money Saving Tips

Whether or not you want to admit it, you probably overspend when it comes to the holidays. Don’t worry though, with a few simple tips you can regain control over your budget and still feel the holiday cheer! Start Early  You can almost always find coupons and sales when the holidays are just beginning to approach. You’ll want to catch them early on and get … Continue reading Holiday Money Saving Tips

Would you bet on your New Year’s resolution?

It’s that time of year again for the big Resolution. While it’s no secret that few actually follow through with their resolutions, would money incentives motivate you more to reach your set goal? Two apps attempt to help users do this through making a bet – where your money is literally put on the line to accomplish a certain goal. See if they are for … Continue reading Would you bet on your New Year’s resolution?

New Years Resolutions: Health and Wealth

With 2013 coming to a close, many people are looking toward a healthier and more frugal 2014. In fact, two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions year after year are to become a healthier individual and to improve one’s finances. Health and wealth can go hand in hand. Studies show that healthier individuals miss work less and also are more productive on the job, … Continue reading New Years Resolutions: Health and Wealth

6 Tips to Conquering Cyber Monday

Thanksgiving dinner is a distant memory and the smoke has cleared from the chaos of Black Friday. But today the shopping continues, with “Cyber Monday” in full swing. In 2005, the term “Cyber Monday” began and has grown to become a global phenomenon, with retailers in multiple countries using the phrase to drive sales. Research from comScore puts Cyber Monday sales at $610 million in … Continue reading 6 Tips to Conquering Cyber Monday

Holiday Payback – Part 2

With the 2011 holiday season being deemed a retail “success,” people are struggling with their debt in January 2012. Continuing with last week’s post, here are some ways to cut back reasonably painlessly in order to pay down your debt. Stop buying bottled waters or sodas – Instead of using the vending machine at work or school; buy a 12 or 24 pack of waters … Continue reading Holiday Payback – Part 2