Articles in category “Saving Money”

  1. 4 Ways to Avoid a Christmas Spendover

    Published on October 21, 2016

    There are two different types of people when it comes to the holidays… those who think “It’s only October, I have plenty of time to do my Christmas shopping” or those who feel “There’s only 9 weeks til Christmas, I better get planning and finish shopping!” Many reasons exist that people procrastinate their holiday shopping, but a result of procrastinating can lead to spending a large amount of money at once, which doesn’t work for most people. Read More

  2. 5 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

    Published on July 22, 2016

    To your kids, shopping for new clothes, gear and school supplies may be the only good thing about going back to school, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune every year. Check out these 5 tips on how to save. Read More

  3. Plan Big and Save

    Published on June 13, 2016

    Planning parties can be a lot of pressure especially when you have a tight budget. Here are 4 money saving tips to party planning to help you stretch your budget and save big! Read More

  4. Plan for Vacation Savings

    Published on May 16, 2016

    Summer time is almost here and for many that means…family vacation! Vacation planning can be stressful, as well as very expensive, but there are a number of ways to cut down on the stress and be less draining on the checkbook. Check out these 5 tips on how to save, but still have a memorable vacation. Read More

  5. Gardening on a Budget

    Published on April 7, 2016

    With Spring in full force the gardening bug is spreading. For those people who aren’t quite sure on what to do and don’t want to spend a lot of money just quite yet, check out these great tips on how to create a successful garden while not spending a fortune. Read More

  6. 3 Perks of Preparing Your Own Taxes – Online!

    Published on March 1, 2016

    Tax season is coming to a close sooner than you’d expect. Have you filed your taxes yet? One of the simplest ways to file your taxes is through an online tax preparation service. Read More

  7. 4 Ways to Save While Hosting Over the Holidays

    Published on November 16, 2015

    Hosting even just your small family for the holidays can quickly turn into quite a bit of money and time spent. Check out these 4 ways to help you save! Read More

  8. During College: Don’t Go Broke!

    Published on August 24, 2015

    With the cost of education always rising, it’s best to cut back whenever possible so you’re not broke when you graduate from college! Check out these few ideas to save you some cash! Read More

  9. 5 Great (But Frugal!) Mother's Day Gifts

    Published on May 1, 2015

    Now that we've entered May, Mother's Day is quickly approaching! Do you have a gift for your mother yet? If not, here's 5 ideas that won't break the bank! Read More

  10. Save Your Green!

    Published on March 16, 2015

    It's St. Patrick's Day! Help save your 'green' with these simple tips! Read More

  11. Saving Money on Groceries

    Published on February 26, 2015

    All your trips to the grocery store can add up - check out these quick tips to help you save your dough during your next trip to the store! Read More

  12. Fun Frugal Winter Weather Ideas

    Published on January 26, 2015

    Are you dreading all those hours you'll be forced to stay inside this winter? Check out these frugal ideas to keep you occupied! Read More

  13. Holiday Gifting: Don’t Go Overboard

    Published on December 9, 2014

    How much do you plan on spending for gifts this holiday season? Make sure you don't find yourself in debt at the start of the new year by following these tips to help you save! Read More

  14. Holiday Shopping: 3 Effortless Ways to Save

    Published on November 17, 2014

    As the holiday season approaches, getting your gift lists and shopping done are on the minds of many. Make sure to keep your budget on track in the next few months with these 3 tips! Read More

  15. 9 Tips to Prepare Yourself For Winter

    Published on November 3, 2014

    While most of us are not looking forward to winter, looking ahead and being prepared for the cold can end up saving you cash! Check out these 9 tips to help get yourself prepared for the upcoming season. Read More

  16. Don’t Scare Your Budget This Halloween!

    Published on October 22, 2014

    Halloween can scare even the toughest of budgets - make sure it doesn't terrify yours with these 5 tips! Read More

  17. Back-to-School Savings Tips

    Published on August 22, 2014

    Did you procrastinate on your back-to-school shopping again? It is still possible to save - check out these tips for the upcoming school year! Read More

  18. Last-Minute Vacation Budget Savers

    Published on August 11, 2014

    Are you planning a vacation soon? Check out these few tips to save on your last-minute trip! Read More

  19. 5 Secrets to Home Improvement on a Budget

    Published on July 23, 2014

    Home improvement projects are on the minds of many this summer, but that doesn't mean you need to go broke to accomplish your plans! Here's a few tips to help you keep with your budget on your remodeling and updates. Read More

  20. 4 Ways to Save on Energy Bills

    Published on July 8, 2014

    Summertime brings warmer temperatures and, unfortunately, higher energy bills as a result. Here are a few tips to help you save some cash on your utility bills. Read More

  21. Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Child’s Summer Activities

    Published on June 23, 2014

    Don't let your child's summer activities ruin your family budget. Check out these tips to help you save a few dollars this summer! Read More

  22. Finding Cheap Airline Tickets

    Published on March 11, 2014

    Check out these tips for finding cheap airline tickets when you're planning your vacation. Read More

  23. Ways to Reduce Debt

    Published on February 25, 2014

    Tips to reduce debt and improve your finances can vary from budgeting to listing debts to requesting lower interest rates. Read More

  24. Top 5 Financial Resolutions for 2014

    Published on January 13, 2014

    Save money in 2014 with these 5 resolutions: create a budget, set up an emergency fund, invest in a 401K plan, make more meals at home, and cut unnecessary expenses. Read More

  25. Two Quick Steps to a Better Handle on Your Finances

    Published on October 7, 2013

    There are many things you can do to save money each day… making your own cup of coffee instead of grabbing a latte on your way to work; eating in instead of dining out; clipping coupons; and more, but here are a couple other ways you can get a better handle on your finances. Read More

  26. Looking to Go Green?

    Published on April 5, 2011

    Earth day is right around the corner and the non-green people are definitely missing out on some of the benefits of being a little earth friendly. Read More

  27. To spend, or not to spend, your Tax Return?

    Published on March 15, 2011

    It’s not Christmas but it can feel like it with the sum of money we look forward to – the tax return. Be smart about that hard earned money! Read More

  28. It’s never too late to spring into Savings!

    Published on March 8, 2011

    Many people are getting ready for some major spring cleaning but instead of cleaning your house, start focusing on your savings. Now is a perfect time to start stashing away money and getting it organized. Read More

  29. Dreaming of Motorcycles while winter storms rage!

    Published on March 3, 2011

    Late winter is one of the best times to find bargain prices on motorcycles, motorcycle parts and motorcycle accessories. Read More

  30. Cheap Travel Deals are the cure for Spring Fever

    Published on February 22, 2011

    The harsh winter has many people booking Spring Break getaways and planning summer vacations. Before you start packing your swimsuit you better start looking for those cheap travel deals..... Read More

  31. Saying ‘I Do’? Tips for a budget friendly wedding.

    Published on February 17, 2011

    Planning for your wedding, with the wedding dresses, wedding reception, wedding decorations, not to mention the wedding rings can really stretch the wedding budget, check out personal loan or credit cards options that can help pay for all of these expenses. Read More

  32. Jaw dropping Valentine's Day gift ideas.

    Published on February 10, 2011

    Gift ideas and finance options for Valentine's Day loved ones. Whether you are considering jewelry, a new car, home remodel, plastic surgery or a vacation, we have finance options for them all. Read More

  33. Simple and easy money saving tips!

    Published on December 21, 2010

    Everyday tips to save money. Read More

  34. Avoid overspending on your Holiday budget.

    Published on December 14, 2010

    Holiday budget tips to help avoid overspending. Read More


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