Managing Fiances Can Be Hard Just Look at These Celebrities Who Struggled!

When it comes to money, celebrities are just like the rest of us-they spend too much, save too little, and make a number of poor financial decisions. There are many celebrities that you would think would be financially well-off that are struggling. Some of them are better at saving, while others are spend-happy. Although their…

Paying Yourself First

If your car broke down today, would you have the funds to get it fixed quickly? If you couldn’t, you are not alone. In a recent survey conducted by the Federal Reserve, 47 percent of respondents stated that they would not be able to come up with $400 in the case of an emergency unless they borrowed…

Your Guide to Memorial Day Shopping

Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, and so is the unofficial start to the summer season. As everyone heads out to enjoy the day, retailers  are having major sales and discounts in the hopes to bring business in for the slower month. These sales provide a serious opportunity to snag awesome deals for you though, you…

Making the Most of Your Money at Stores

With student loans hanging over your head, the steep prices of textbooks and the miscellaneous costs of living on your own, it’s inevitable that a lack of finances can make some of the most exciting years of your college life pretty stressful. A solution to these burdens though could be way easier than you think. Every college student…

Student Loans- Paying as go, paying off, how to handle

*sigh* Student loans. Nobody wants to deal with them, but without them, some would not be able to further their education. We have all heard at least one story that involved a ridiculous amount of student loan debt that would be enough to scare some away from getting a student loan in the first place….

Millennials Part 2:Tips and Tools for a Better Financial Future

It may seem like a challenge to improve the financial literacy levels among millennials, but we have the perfect tips to get you started. Everything we discussed in part one can easily be taken care of with a little follow up. Economize Once you get your first real job and go out on your own,…

Millennials Part 1: Their Financial Difference

Millennials comprise the generation of individuals born between the early ’80s and early 2000s. This group of individuals grew up with the internet and is comfortable with technology. Millennials are considered to be more/better educated than their predecessors, more ethnically diverse, and more economically active. Yet they are faced with great roadblocks like student debt…

Not all Sales are Created Equally

Although sales for the consumer usually mean savings, for retail shops and businesses they are simply tactics to boost purchases. For this reason, not all sales are created equal – for some you might not get an actual bargain or worse, end up paying more. To avoid this, here are some signs to look twice…

Why You Should be Flashing Your Student I.D.

Your college ID should be one of your most valued object while you go through college. It’s not only an emblem and access pass for while you’re on campus, but it’s also a way to get discounts and free admission into events. While it may be true that college students don’t make  much money, retailers still view…

Raising Financially Aware Kids

It’s  important to help your children establish good money habits at an early age; and who better to teach your children about good money habits than you? As their parent you can start by teaching them what money is and the financial values YOU uphold. Talk to them about money as casually as you would about…

In College? Need a Vacation that Won’t Break Your Bank?

Just because you’re in college and on a budget, doesn’t mean you can’t take a vacation. College is the time to make memories, it’s the time to set out and explore the world around you. While tuition, living expenses, and textbook prices are going up each year it may seem impossible that you’ll ever be…