Budget

Saving Money on Groceries

Food. We all need it. We must buy it. That means we need to budget for it. But why is food so expensive? There are many reasons, of course, that delve into supply and demand, seasonal variations, and transportation costs, but ultimately you know your budget and you know what you need from the store. […]

What Everyone Needs to Know About Auto Loans

Unless you have a hefty savings account, buying a car with cash is probably not something you’re able to do. So what do you do when you need a new car, but don’t have the money saved up to pay for it? You get an auto loan. Auto loans have many different elements, and that […]

51 Ways to Make Fast Cash

If you’re near broke or cash-strapped until next payday or looking for ways to pay off debt, there’s lots of options that can help. We’ve pulled together a healthy dose of ideas for a cash infusion to help supplement your income. While you could ask a friend or family member for assistance, or even look […]

8 Smart Ways to Use a Personal Loan Around Your New House

You sign your lease or arrange your mortgage. You move into your new home. You’re ready for the easy life – you have your spot to live and you’re ready to go.  You are ready to relax in your new space. But then the real cost of homeownership appears – repairs, maintenance, furniture and yard […]

6 More Ways to Improve Your Budget

If you want to improve the state of your personal finance, you will need to make deliberate budgeting moves. Paying for things and hoping for the best is not the way to get out of debt, improve your bad credit, or save money for future financial goals. Instead of just winging it, you need a […]

How to Have Kids Without Going Broke

Babies are expensive. The hospital bills. The diapers. The childcare. It all adds up to a lot of money, and for many families, the cost is preventative. They choose not to have a baby until they feel they can afford to do so. The trick is, while your finances might improve with age, your ability […]

5 Money Mistakes You Might Be Making Now

Everyone struggles at times with personal finance. It’s inevitable that, despite your best intentions, something goes wrong with your personal finances. The hope is that when you make a money mistake, it is something that is easily correctable. Sometimes a mistake is just that – a mistake. You missed a payment deadline. You forgot to […]

Making the Most of Home Improvements

Maybe you’re thinking of selling your home. Or maybe you just want to spruce things up so that you can continue enjoying it for years to come. It’s time to renovate, and you have the itch to make your home more beautiful and comfortable for you and your family. If you’re thinking about making significant […]

How to Save Money on Groceries

If you’re trying to save money with frugal living, you already know that the grocery story is both a blessing and a curse. You can save a lot of money by preparing your own meals, but only if you avoid the expensive items and plan wisely. It’s easy to save money in the grocery story, […]

5 Ways to Avoid Financial Stress When Running a Business

Running your own business takes careful planning and management to be successful. But even the most well planned operations can take their toll and result in unwanted financial stress. Develop Good Accounting Habits Much of that financial stress to running a business can be avoided, and with strong habits such as knowing the exact financial […]