Monthly Archives: August 2018

How to Make your Extra Money Work for You

Lottery winnings, inheritance, lawsuit, gift, severance pay, financial grant–all mean extra cash. So, what’s your plan when money suddenly appears in your hands? Sometimes in life, you get lucky. The person in front of you buys your coffee, you are gifted tickets for your favorite team, or you make every green light on the way […]

How to Tackle Your Summer Vacation Credit Card Debt

It’s easy to rack up credit card debt while on summer vacation. After all, finances are probably the last thing on your mind, and you have a handy credit card in your wallet whenever you need something. You can sit back with a margarita in hand without having to look at that credit card statement […]

How to Make your Extra Money Work for You

Lottery winnings, inheritance, lawsuit, gift, severance pay, financial grant–all mean extra cash. So, what’s your plan when money suddenly appears in your hands? Sometimes in life, you get lucky. The person in front of you buys your coffee, you are gifted tickets for your favorite team, or you make every green light on the way […]

7 Ways to Lower Your Fixed Monthly Expenses

Cutting your expenses is a great way to almost instantly start saving more money. When considering cutting your expenses, it’s easy to think about the variable expenses that change each month like dining out, transportation, groceries, entertainment and so on. However, there are various different ways to cut your fixed expenses which can prove to […]

How to Get Through Back to School Shopping on a Budget

Internships are coming to an end, blockbuster movies are in their final few weeks at cinemas, and slowly but surely people are beginning to pack up their pineapple floaties. It’s officially mid-August, which means summer is slowing down, and school is back in session. Whether you’re in your final years of high school, or beginning […]

Saving Money for Single Parents

Raising kids is no easy feat. And if you’re doing it alone as a single parent? That is completely admirable. There’s no doubt that handling finances as a single parent is a major challenge. But one major plus of handling finances alone is that you make all of the financial decisions. There is no bickering […]

10 Money-Saving Road Trip and Travel Hacks

Want more quality time with your friends or family this summer? Plan a road trip together! Use our 10 money-saving road trip hacks to get the most out of your vacation budget. BYOF (Bring Your Own Food) One of the best parts of road-tripping–at least, in my opinion–is the snacking. There are few things I […]