Are you waiting to get your tax refund—just so you can spend it? You’re not alone. Are you tempted to reward your hard work this past year with a well-deserved (but ill-timed) spending spree? Join the club. If…
The graduating class of 2015 finished college with an average $35,000 in student debt, according to The Wall Street Journal. If you are packing your bags and books and saying goodbye to mom and dad, pay attention to your wallet to lessen the financial burden of college.
According to NRF’s Super Bowl Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, an estimated 184 million viewers will be watching the Seattle Seahawks return to the Super Bowl after last year’s win to face the New England Patriots on Sunday, February 1, for Super Bowl XLIX. Nearly 43 million viewers plan on hosting a party while 25.9% of those surveyed say they plan to attend the party to celebrate the big game with family and friends. While it might be fun to party like an athlete, you can score big at your Super Bowl Party without hurting your bank account. Here are some easy tips to help you score a “Savings Touchdown” with your Super Bowl Party.
Whether you are a football fanatic, a money-making football fantasy junkie or you do not have a clue about football, attending a Super Bowl Party with a bunch of friends can be a lot of fun! No matter what kind of fan you are, one thing is for sure, everyone is there for the food. Don’t be left on the sidelines, bring one of the easy recipes and be the VIP of your Super Bowl Party!
For an overhwelming majority of young people, living paycheck to paycheck has become an art form. Some of us have perfected it, some have not. If you’re looking to move away from this lifestyle, I’ve got a few pointers that can serve as a checklist for your financial journey. Saving can be stressful so start small with these pointers and gradually build up to your goal.
Trying to cut back on unnecessary home expenses? Your cable package is a good place to start. While there are certain benefits to having all the channels under the sun, there are other ways to get what you want at a much lower cost. Whether you’re looking for a temporary break from cable or a permanent fix, we’ve got some options for you.
The holidays are a time for giving, not receiving, so give the people what they’ll want. We’ve got a nifty list of affordable and cool gifts to give your (not so) secret santa. The re-gifting stops here.
You always hear “kids these days”, but what about them? These “kids” are what some call the millennial generation. Studies show that millennials often feel they will not be able to reach common goals such as finding a dream job, owning a home or retiring until much later in their lives compared to their parents. If you’re a millennial, here are some smart tips for getting your finances in order.
Preparing a meal for your closest friends and family can get expensive quickly, but don’t fret. We have some helpful tips to save you money while still providing everyone you love with an excellent meal.
So, winter officially begins on December 21, but it’s gotten a pretty decent head start. As of late, it’s been freezing cold everywhere, literally. Finding warmth on a chilly day brings relief but often does not come cheap. Get your warm on with these budget-friendly winter heating tips.
Black Friday can be chaotic — hundreds of people waiting in line for a limited quantity of goods. Undoubtedly, reminiscent of the ‘Hunger Games’. Do not be discouraged, we have 4 tips to help you get exactly what you want during the Black Friday sales.
It should not come as a big surprise to anyone that mobile is now THE #1 way that people shop around. It’s totally understandable, you’ve got places to go and people to see. While shopping on-the-go is super convenient, saving money while doing that is even better. If you were guessing this would be a list about money-saving apps, you’d be right. Before you click away, I have a confession: as a self-proclaimed app fanatic, more than half of these came as a pleasant surprise. Check them out here!
Treat yourself to an awesome Halloween costume without tricking your bank account. DIY costumes can save you money while giving you the freedom to be the ghastly ghoul or wacky witch your heart desires.
With many budgets feeling the pressure, spending money on exercising and staying in shape has been pushed to the backburner. Gym memberships, personal trainers and pricey home gym equipment are often the first things to go. Although a gym membership gives access to a wide variety of exercise options, it is not a necessity to getting fit. You can use the privacy, convenience and budget-friendly benefit of home to create a workout routine that works for you. Here’s how.
Most college experiences are fun but buying textbooks is NOT one of them. Textbooks can be one of the biggest financial stressors for parents and students. This is especially frustrating because they are usually being used for a short period of time, rendering your investment useless.
Many college students (and parents) obsess over what their dorm will look like. After all, this will be your home away from home. Finding furnishings and design pieces to accent your new small space can get expensive. Odds are you will not be in your dorm for longer than a year so don’t break the bank on items you won’t end up keeping. Here are some helpful tips on getting started on your new beautiful, budget-friendly bedroom.
The start of a new school year is just around the corner, and parents across the country are preparing to get their kids ready to return to school. Sending your kids back to school is bound to get expensive and overwhelming, especially between school supply lists, clothes and electronics.While you may not be able to avoid the back to school buying frenzy, these tips can help you beat the back to school costs.