Congratulations graduate! You’ve made it through college but what comes next? The end of college finally marks the moment you enter the “real world” and start working towards financial independence. Unfortunately, if you were like my alma mater, college did very little to prepare you for this next phase of your life. As you trade in your books and embark on the next phase, here are six tips that can help you on your way.
Want to be sweet to your sweetie but don’t want to (or can’t afford) spend the big bucks? No problem. Just like the saying, “The best gifts come in small packages” doesn’t refer to Tiffany’s®, it really is the thought that counts. Still, I don’t expect you to take my word for it. Here are five inexpensive ways to share your love without crushing your budget—try a couple and comment your (and your partner’s) experience.
Credit cards aren’t necessarily a bad thing and they can be a useful financial tool, but when they go beyond being a tool and become a way to go into debt things can get out of hand quickly. In the summer months it’s easy to swipe that plastic a little more often than usual, so here are a few tips to keep you out of trouble.
By now you probably have your taxes done and you’ve tackled that annual duty with diligence and you’re glad you don’t have to think about them for another year. While getting your taxes done does provide a sense of accomplishment...
Just like that, January has come and gone. Poof! It was only a few short weeks ago you probably sat down and made a few financial resolutions. Save more. Spend less. Pay off debt. Whatever your resolution, how are things going after the first month? Are you on track or have you already bailed on them just like your diet resolution?
It’s tax refund season, baby! Are you excited? Are you one of the average Americans who got back $3,000 this year? If so, and you haven’t spent it yet (you haven’t spent it yet, have you?), I offer you five ways to exchange it for the happiness of your significant other instead 🙂 Just in time for Valentine’s Day.