01 Sep

It’s Never Too Late to Start Investing

There are a few key principles to saving money, and especially saving for retirement, that seem to stay pretty consistent across the board. Anyone you ask is going to have a few personal recommendations, but the basics stay pretty much the same no matter who you ask. Those principles are to start saving young, put your money in a dedication IRA instead of a regular savings account, and to invest your money. If you feel like, for one reason or another, you’ve never been able to save very much and the years before your retirement are getting fewer and fewer, here are a few tips to getting back into the saving game.
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01 Aug

Apps to Help Save for Retirement

One of people’s biggest fears nowadays is that they will not be able to save enough to retire and have a comfortable amount of time to enjoy that retirement. There are a key number of factors that go into this, and people have good reason to be worried. It looks less and less likely that today’s generations will be able to accomplish the same retirement goals as the previous generation, due to the current state of the economy and the health of programs that are supposed to help people retire. However, you can still overcome these challenges by using the tools that exist today to help find a path to retirement. Here are some amazing apps that you can use to assist you in this endeavor...
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01 Jul

Cutting Costs While Losing Weight

Losing weight can be a difficult goal for any person to accomplish, but one thing that makes it considerably more difficult is the notion that you need to break your bank and spend a ton of money to actually lose weight. This couldn’t be further from reality, and is largely due to the idea that you need to shop at expensive, all-natural grocery stores to get started. Most of the time, the things that are marketed as overpriced health food aren’t actually a whole lot healthier than what you were eating before. Here are some tips for how you can cut down on your weight while cutting on your costs at the same time...

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20 Jun

Tips for Saving for Vacation With Your Significant Other

Nowadays, one of the most sought after luxuries by young couples is the ability to travel. Sadly, not enough people realize that they have the power to see nearly anywhere in the world that they desire, if they really put their mind to it. By buckling down and really developing a strategy, it isn’t too difficult for you and your significant other to put away some serious money for your next vacation. Here are some tips for saving for vacation with your significant other…
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10 Jun

Ways to Save Money on Home Improvements Part 2

This article is continued from part 1. One key goal for many homeowners is to conduct home improvements that make their home’s worth more. Increasing your home’s value through home improvements can give you a much bigger return on the equity in your home. However, home improvements also have tendency to add up, very quickly. For this reason, you need to think economically when improving your home, so that you can get the most bang for your buck. Here are some ways to save money on home improvement projects...
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01 Jun

Ways to Save Money on Home Improvements Part 1

One key goal for many homeowners is to conduct home improvements that make their home’s worth more. Increasing your home’s value through home improvements can give you a much bigger return on the equity in your home. However, home improvements also have tendency to add up, very quickly. For this reason, you need to think economically when improving your home, so that you can get the most bang for your buck. Here are some ways to save money on home improvement projects...
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19 May

How to Save Money on Your Wardrobe

Whether you are someone of simple taste when it comes to clothing, or someone who considers themselves to be somewhat of a fashionista, clothing purchases can really add up fast and occupy a major portion of anyone’s budget. This can complicate things when you are seeking to cut back on expenses and build up some significant savings. There are, however, many ways that you can save money on clothing. Here are some smart financial tips that you can use to save money on your wardrobe.
wedding fund
10 May

How to Avoid Going into Debt for Your Wedding

You’ve heard it said time and time again: don’t go into debt for your wedding. Research has even shown that couples who spend less on their wedding tend to have longer lasting and happier marriages. Unfortunately, however, many couples feel pressured to overspend on their weddings, only to head into marriage with wedding debt in tow. In case you’re facing the prospect of planning a wedding, here are some of the most common advice from wedding experts on how to cut costs for your wedding.
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19 Apr

Save or Splurge: Questions to Ask before Splurging

All of us face those major expenses that fall under the category of “wants” rather than “needs.” And when you practice smart budgeting, there’s no reason that you shouldn’t treat yourself to those types of expenses every now and then. But how do you decide when it’s a good idea to splurge on something and when it might be better to save your money instead? Here is a look at some questions you should ask before splurging on something major.