Archive for the ‘Personal Finances’ Category

From everyday household essentials to fun purchases, just about every store you buy things from or brand you purchase will have a social media page. Following these social media pages can be a great way to be kept in the loop about company news and changes, but did you know they can also affect your […]

In a previous blog post, we discussed some of the common reasons that many people decide to start budgeting their money. If you currently aren’t on a budget, but have been considering the idea of creating one, the following are some common reasons why you might need to create one as soon as possible:  Retirement […]

Everyone has their own reason for starting a budget, but everyone who implements and sticks to a budget usually has a shared goal in mind: to save more money. If you haven’t been sticking to a budget, the following are some examples of common situations that might prompt you to reevaluate your spending habits: Marital […]

Just about every bill can be paid online these days; if all of your monthly bills are payable online, you may not even a checkbook anymore. Whether you’re looking for ways to make online bill paying more efficient, or you’re just beginning to pay your bills online for the first time, the following tips can […]

  Depending on your specific bank, you might be paying various fees for different types of services and features. These extra fees can especially catch you off-guard if you didn’t even know about them until you received your latest bank statement. Although these charges may be minimal, they can add up, and you might not […]

A new baby is a joyous time to celebrate, and in the midst of the excitement, it’s important to remember that an addition to the family also means some serious budget modifications. If you’re new to parenthood, it can be especially overwhelming when it comes to saving money, but here’s how you can start: Make […]

You’ve heard the sayings again and again: patience is a virtue; good things come to those who wait. If you tend to get inpatient when it comes to certain things, consider the benefits of waiting, including the financial advantages. Some of the following are ways that being patient can help you save money: Sales There’s […]

Cosmetics can be expensive, especially if you like to experiment and change up your look often. Even if you’re opting for some of the budget-friendly makeup options, the cost can still add up over the years. The following tips can help you save money on your purchases: Ask for samples Many cosmetics stores offer generous […]

  Spring may have just begun, but many people are already thinking about and planning for the summer. For many people, this means time off from work and school, vacations, road trips, backyard parties, and more. While summertime can mean a lot of fun memories, it can also mean spending more money. The following tips, […]

Nobody ever plans to get sick, but alas, it does happen. Getting sick is certainly no fun, and depending on what your specific illness is, it can be downright miserable. But have you ever considered how getting sick also affects your finances? This is one reason why having an emergency fund is so important. Even […]