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

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

Painless Ways to Boost Your Savings

Fall is on its way and for many this could mean paying tuition, gearing up for holiday shopping, or just taking on new expenses such as a car note or mortgage.  It can be hard to even think about saving when all you can see are piling expenses.  Saving is vital to your financial future and no matter what the situation; you should always find … Continue reading Painless Ways to Boost Your Savings

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