If you’re the parent to little ones going back to school, you’re probably thinking about all the money you’ll have to spend on various supplies. Fortunately, now that it’s time to consider your back to school shopping, it’s also time to check the dates of your state’s local sales tax holidays, if available. Full story
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
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