How to Start Saving for Summer Vacation – Start Now!

January 28, 2014

It’s a time-honored tradition: When summertime comes around, it’s time to go on vacation. However, vacations can get expensive if you aren’t careful. When I was growing up, most of our summer trips revolved around the great outdoors. With five kids, my parents weren’t too keen on flying us around. Instead, we did a lot […]

Can You Get Discounts for Paying Cash?

October 21, 2013

Now that the use of credit cards and debit cards has become so universally accepted, we can often forget that paying cash offers certain benefits. Some merchants and businesses may provide a discount for cash for a variety of reasons that we don’t normally think of. Though we often associate merchants accepting cash as being […]

What is Your Personalized Savings Plan?

October 8, 2013

Our retirement plan administator sent us a list of steps to follow to help us save our money. They point out that contributing to our 401(k) should be just one part of a more comprehensive savings plan. Here are those steps that can also help you save some money! 4 Must-Do Savings Steps According to […]

How to Save Money on Your Cell Phone Bill with Ting

September 23, 2013

For many Americans a family cell phone plan is a necessity to keep in contact with the hectic schedules we all have. Johnny needs a cell phone to call his mom after practice so she remembers to come pick him up, while his dad needs it to stay in touch with the family when he’s […]

How to Cut College Costs With Community College

September 12, 2013

The cost of attending college has exploded in recent years, and so has the level of student loan debt being used to pay for it. On top of that, graduates are learning the hard way that not all college degrees are equal. While jobs are plentiful for certain majors, they’re close to nonexistent for others. […]

How to Save on Organic Food

September 3, 2013

Organic food used to be hard to find but has quickly grown in popularity. But do you have to rely on Whole Foods to open a store in your area to be able to get tasty food that isn’t laden with additives and chemicals? And when that happens how many credit cards do you need […]

How to Pay Less for Food on Vacation

August 22, 2013

Vacations are expensive, and even though you want to have a good time, there are still ways to save money, many of which that won’t hurt the quality of your trip. One of the biggest areas of potential savings is with food. You need to eat while you are away, but there are ways to […]

5 Ways to Save on Air Conditioning Costs this Summer

April 30, 2013

One of the biggest contributors to high electric bills is summer air-conditioning. That should make finding ways to lower your air-conditioning usage a necessity. There are ways you can do this without investing a lot of time or spending a lot of money. 1. Make your home as airtight as possible. Most of us are […]

How to Save Money Checking Out Online

April 16, 2013

One of the ways that many consumers save money on their purchases is through buying on the Internet. Many items can be found for less online, and that can be good for a consumer’s wallet. But you don’t have to rely solely on the lower online price for your savings. You can save even more when […]

10 Tools for Meeting Your Money Savings Goals

April 15, 2013

Are you looking for a way to boost your savings goals? Thanks to technology, there are plenty of tools out there that can help you reach your goals – no matter what you are trying to accomplish. Here are some tools that can help you meet your money savings goals: Mint: If you want to […]

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