The holiday season is upon us, and that means spending money is a little too easy. Whether it’s a few dollars here or a big investment there, before you know it you are overspending. Instead of starting the holidays with spending binges (like on Black Friday, for instance), begin by getting your finances in order and your habits under control. Here are a few tips that will help make your purchases really count.
Create a Realistic Budget and Follow It
Don’t “just winging it” when you get your paycheck. How can you plan for your spending if you don’t have a budget set in place? Living paycheck to paycheck makes it difficult to save and allocate money so you feel in control of your finances. To do this, it’s best to set up attainable [...]
We are all well aware that summer is wrapping up, and fall is just around the corner. It’s that time of year when dealerships are trying to clear out old stock and bring in the new cars of the season which means it’s the perfect time to buy a new or used car! You’re probably wondering, “Will I be able to get approved for car loans?” You will! And the process is fast and simple. Here are our 3 tips to get you in the new car of your dreams and on the road before you know it!
The Easy Way to Get Approved Today
1. Know what you need. Are you a busy mother making multiple trips to and from your kids school and other activities; a student driving to class; or a man that needs a pickup truck for your business? [...]
There are many reasons to why we spend so much money in the summertime than during the year. The weather is beautiful and the kids are out of school, creating a perfect opportunity to break the bank on family activities like a day trip to the kids favorite water park. That same beautiful weather makes us all decide we need a whole new wardrobe, and somehow we always surpass the intended budget. Summer shouldn’t be spent worrying about money, it should be spent enjoying the sunshine with friends and family; so here are the best 4 ways to save money this summer.
Skip Restaurants. Enjoy More Meals at Home!
Eating out at restaurants can be pricey, especially when you’re feeding the whole family, ordering drinks, and leaving a tip. Taking out the grill and having a cookout [...]