Throwing a yard sale is one of the most American ways to get rid of your old junk, but it takes a lot of effort and isn’t always successful. Here are eight tips to throw a successful garage sale.
The relationship between bank and consumer was put to the test this past year with federal regulations and policy changes. Banks are now limited when charging overdraft fees so they are turning to more creative measures to make their money from consumers. Some of these changes have made customers protest and change banks entirely. If you’re looking to switch your checking and savings accounts, here…
So you’ve decided to walk down the aisle and get married. Congratulations! It also means you have to navigate the tricky waters of combining your lives. Not every couple wants to merge money, but if you do, here is a helpful guide to combining finances when getting married.
As promised, this is a check in for 2012 budgeting followers. See 7 Budget Planning Steps for the New Year if you missed the last article. If you have gotten off to a slow start with your budget or haven’t started at all, it is never too late to get on track. This article will provide you with some useful tips for tackling your debt.
With 2012 just around the corner, saving money may be one of your New Year resolutions. To make sure you follow through with your money saving goals, here are some tips to ring in the new year.
No dental insurance? Dental bills costing you more than you can afford? Skipping dental appointments is not an option! Missing your cleanings and exams can cost you more in the long run. Here are some tips to help you save on your dental health.
Shrinking your grocery bill isn’t just about using coupons and timing your shopping trips. It’s also about getting the most food for your dollar by not wasting anything. Here are some tips to help make use of everything you buy so you don’t have to throw any food out.
The beginning of a new year is always a great time to assess the effectiveness of your current budget, return to the basics of good budgeting, and recommit yourself to a new plan for the coming year. You can do it on your own, or use personal finance software. Here are 7 budget planning steps to jump start your New Year’s Budget.
In these harsh times of economic despair, everyone is doing their best to save money and stay afloat. Individuals are using multiple sources to sell items to make extra cash like Craigslist and eBay, while others are stretching their dollars to make ends meet. While others are saving their pennies to use the extra money saved for luxuries. The thrifty savings of your change in…
Growing up in Michigan, I remember snow as early as Thanksgiving. By this time of year I would have been pulling out my long underwear and pleading with my dad to turn up the heat. Now living in my own apartment in south Texas, I am not so apt on cold days to crank up the heat. This winter I found some new ways to…
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