With college costing more every year, families are looking for ways to manage their finances. While I covered some great tax credits and deductions for parents, I want to focus on school related tax breaks.
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.
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).
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.
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).