With Winter officially started this weekend, the weather outside may be frightful, but there’s no reason for your heating and electric bills to be. Elle Martinez shares her tips on how save money on your heating and electric bills.
Saving money where you can is imperative these days. No matter your age, income, or family size, one of the most necessary—and costly expense is food. The good news is that there’s an easy way to save on every grocery bill without having to clip coupons or wait for sales: Just buy store brands.
With the exception of housing, many couples’ biggest expenses are tied up with their cars. Besides paying for gasoline, cars usually require regular maintenance, and perhaps a car payment for a loan. The good news is with a little bit of effort you can make owning your car less expensive. Here are 3 tips to lower your cost this summer:
I loved working a summer job. Looking back, now that I work every summer, I really miss those days. Summer jobs when you’re in high school or college can be fairly low key. Since I was there only a few...
If you thought going to college brought you immeasurable freedom, just wait until graduation. The truth is, graduating college brings more life changes than entering college – especially when it comes to your financial landscape. Take a look at some of the most beneficial money saving tips for college graduates.
Savings is one of the most basic concepts in personal finance…or so we think. While the rewards of saving money are obvious, actually following through often proves to be a challenge. Even when people understand its importance, savings is made difficult by the fact that everyone’s situation is different. Below, we explore several different approaches to savings (and the pros and cons of each) to help you pick the right one.
Everyone is looking for ways to save money and with Americans becoming more budget conscious, about 71% find themselves saving money by cooking at home instead of dining out. This infographic takes a look at how often Americans go out...
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.
From budgets to quarterly results, the term “fiscal year” gets used quite a bit, but what exactly is a fiscal year? Let’s define and break down a fiscal year and the dates that are important for individuals, partnerships, and corporations...
Every year, without fail, my local gym gets absolutely packed around the start of the year. All the people looking to lose a few pounds as part of their New Year’s resolutions come into the gym. Within a few weeks, they start to thin out. Here are seven ways you can stick to a financial fitness regiment in 2011.