A Bunch of #Wins Martin Luther Would Be Proud of ;)

A Bunch of #Wins Martin Luther Would Be Proud of 😉 Happy MLK Day! Did you know he was also a personal finance proponent back in the day? He once wanted to get what he and others called a “Freedom Budget” going that offered up a “practical, step-by-step plan for wiping out poverty in America … Read moreA Bunch of #Wins Martin Luther Would Be Proud of 😉

It’s That Time of Year Again: Doing the 52-Week Savings Challenge

Saving money can be challenging for the most disciplined. It’s hard to resist the urge to spend money that’s sitting in an account, especially if you have things you sort of need to purchase. Not actual needs, but things you think you need. If this sounds like something you struggle with then maybe the 52-week … Read moreIt’s That Time of Year Again: Doing the 52-Week Savings Challenge

Don’t Go Crazy on Post Holiday Sales

The post-Christmas season can be a crazy time to grab some great deals. While Black Friday and its aftermath (Black Saturday and Cyber Monday) are one of the biggest shopping times in America, the post-Christmas period can be a great time to land on some post holiday sales. Last year, mobile orders rose to 50 … Read moreDon’t Go Crazy on Post Holiday Sales

Save More Money Using 5 Fun Tricks in 2019

The personal savings rate is coming back from the brink of death, but there is little doubt most of our emergency funds could use a boost. How do we save more? We all know we should cut the cable cord and drop the morning mochas, but those suggestions seem like work. So, rather than make … Read moreSave More Money Using 5 Fun Tricks in 2019

What Your 2019 Budget Needs to Include

The b word, again! Gross. I recently wrote about your need for a budget, but I got to thinking that while I’ve established why you need a budget I didn’t exactly cover how to create a budget or what your 2019 budget needs to have. With that in mind, I thought I would follow up with … Read moreWhat Your 2019 Budget Needs to Include

Financial Goals You Need To Set Today

The new year is around the corner and not only is it time to budget, but it’s time for setting financial goals that you can not only accomplish but will put you in a better financial position overall. Financial goals, much like any other type of goal, can get out of hand really quickly. It’s … Read moreFinancial Goals You Need To Set Today

Start Your 2019 Budget Now. Here’s Why

Gross, the “b” word. No one likes to talk about building a budget but with the new year approaching and your credit card bills weighing you down, you know it’s time to start. Stat. Budgeting is a serious pain that can help you out in the long run. But man, is it crappy to think … Read moreStart Your 2019 Budget Now. Here’s Why

Plan Your Next Getaway Today: Tips for Saving for Vacation

It’s that time of year again when it starts to get a little cooler and we start to dream of faraway beaches and our next sun-filled vacation. But going on a vacation costs money and we’re not always sure the best way to go about saving for it. But fear not, we have compiled some … Read morePlan Your Next Getaway Today: Tips for Saving for Vacation