If you’re ready to be done with summer heat and sunburns, you’re probably thrilled that September is just around the corner. There’s plenty to look forward to this fall, but it’s not all football and foliage. It’s also time for back to school shopping, when buying a few new notebooks and backpacks can really add […]
Millennials are different. Skinnier jeans than other generations? Probably. Credit card users? Probably not. According to a Bankrate survey, about two thirds of millennials don’t own one.
Although we see it coming every single year, the holidays always seem to catch us- and our wallets-by surprise. In fact, this year alone, Americans plan to spend about $983 on holiday shopping alone- not including expenses like travel and time off work. For most of us, this can make or break our budget for […]
Millennials—like any other generation—are wary of a number of things… like cable and sketchy Tinder dates. And, as it turns out, also credit cards.
Here’s the second entry in our How to Save Big series: The average American spends 5.6% of his/her budget on entertainment needs. Much of this can be cut down with careful monitoring and smart spending – here’s some ways you can go about accomplish this and saving big while still getting your entertainment fix.
Here’s the first entry in our new How to Save Big series. With this series, we show you how to curate big savings in all aspects of budget without changing up your lifestyle. We start with showing you how to save when it comes to eating out.
Weddings are an occasion many people dream about for years. Let’s fast forward to the big day. You’ve finally found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. You’ve diligently planned your wedding budget, only to realize that – you’ve overspent significantly. This is the case with 74% of American couples, […]
I thought my financial woes would go away with my first paycheck. Boy was I wrong. If, like me, you’re fresh out of school and find yourself suddenly swamped with grown-up matters — disposable income, rental fees and striking a balance between living comfortably and sufficiently saving — you probably also thought: I need a strategy […]
When tying the knot, you’re committing yourself to a shared life and financial responsibilities. Financial problems, if left unchecked, can ruin marriages. It is important that you and your plus one have a common understanding about each other’s attitude and values about money, agreement on financial responsibilities, and how you want to budget and plan your […]
It’s one of the more confusing things when it comes to your credit card – the difference between current balance and statement balance. When you check your credit card balance, you’ll typically see two different numbers – a current balance and a statement balance. What’s the difference? And how much do you actually need to pay to avoid interest […]