If you’re willing to put the effort, by the end of this summer your kids can become super savers. The key is making savings fun and empowering. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Full story
Most recent by Elle Martinez
One of my favorite things about summer is how easy it is to get your friends and family together for an outdoor evening of grilling. To help you have the best Fourth of July barbeque ever, I’ve tackled some of the most pressing questions people have on grilling, decorating, and invitations.
One goal that my husband and I have for the next few months is to bump up our emergency fund. While it may not seem like it at first glance, we picked a great time to do this as summer is one of the best seasons to build your savings. Don’t believe me? Let me show you a few ways you can grow your savings account. Full story
It’s the first day of summer and that means spending more time outdoors and for families with kids on summer break it can be prime time for vacations. We love to get a away as a family and we were excited to snag a deal. If you’re in the same boat, I want to share a few tips that have helped us.
Summer is approaching and that means wedding season is starting to pick up. If you two are planning your own joyous day of matrimony now, you may be discovering how costly the wedding can be. It doesn’t have to be that way – you can have an awesome and memorable wedding without breaking the bank (and hopefully get the two of you started on making smart money decisions together). Full story
With Memorial Day celebrations here, you may be looking for ways to save when entertaining guest. Elle Martinez will give you tips and help you figure out if warehouse club memberships save you money.
Like most moms, I’m looking for a solution that helps me reach our financial goals without having me sweat over every penny. If you’re in the same boat, I hope these tips help you with your goals. Full story
There are many well meaning friends that focus on price before making any kind of purchase. If they can get something for free, they’re the first in line (with no care about whether they really need it). I want to share a few ways where spending some money up front can save you more money in the long run. Full story
Summer is coming soon it means time for vacation. While Disney World can extremely fun, it can be expensive, but it’s not the only kid friendly destination for your family vacation. There are some wonderful ways you and your family can bond and stay on your budget.
Many families are getting together this weekend to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. Worried that it will be expensive or are you stuck on meal ideas? Here are some ideas on how you can prepare and save for your next fiesta (and not just for this weekend). Full story