Whether you’re an early bird, the deal seeker, or the last minute shopper, when you… Full story
Just as it’s easy to overeat during the holidays, it’s easy to overspend, especially if you buy on credit. To help you through the holiday rush and keep your spirits bright, here are seven tips to make the most of your money, and save on your taxes to boot – now there’s a real gift! Full story
Just when you thought Black Friday and Cyber Monday couldn’t possibly get any bigger, marketers around the country are opening earlier, offering deeper discounts, and even streaming live video online. And what’s at stake? Your sanity and your wallet. Thankfully, there are ways to take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and still maintain a positive balance in your bank account.
Whether traveling for Memorial Day Weekend or Summer vacation, we are always seeking the best deals so we can keep more money in our pockets. Our infographic compares the top 10 most popular student and family travel destinations this year and how much everything from airfare to state sales tax costs. Full story
With Memorial Day just weeks away and tax refunds in hand, everyone is looking for ways they can have fun and save at the same time. Check out our infographic which looks at the cost of fun and how you can find ways to keep more money in your pocket.
While many industries have been impacted by the economy, toys remain a major part of spending this Christmas and it’s not only Santa checking his list. Kids all over the U.S. have made their list of most wanted toys for Christmas. Surprisingly some of the toys topping the lists this Christmas have gone retro like the Furby, Barbie, and Legos. Check out the last 10 years of toy sales and kids most wanted items in our interactive. Full story
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales hitting all time records this holiday season, holiday spending is in full swing among both men and women. Interestingly enough, both sexes plan to create a holiday budget, however the gifts they plan to spend money on and their shopping strategies differ. Check out our infographic which shows the holiday spending habits of men versus women. Full story
With holiday season fast approaching, it is common to ramp up spending. While many people enjoy the holidays, it can also be stressful, since holiday spending can put increased strain on your finances. Before things really get underway with your holiday spending, consider some of the impacts that this time of year might have on your pocketbook. Here are 5 finance tips to help you save this season. Full story
Now that the presidential election is over and Black Friday is coming soon, people plan to hit the stores(or the internet in many cases) to do some holiday shopping. Before you get in a spending frenzy, take a look at our infographic to see how people spent in the past and plan to save this holiday season. Full story
Halloween has become the topic of conversation with 170 million people planning to celebrate it this year. Although money is tight, there is no need to stress when your little one starts to ask you what they’re going to be weeks before Halloween. 18% of U.S. consumers said they are going to cut cost and make their own costumes. Check out our infographic to find out how Americans are saving money by making their own costumes. Full story