Part 1: Free Money for Your College Education and Where to Find it!

There are many decisions that you have to make when considering attending a college or university. Money is usually one of the biggest actors in this process, and it is often a struggle. But it doesn’t have to be. On average across all school types, 20 percent of college students do not apply for any…

What to Do This Mardi Gras

King cakes, parades, and beads. Oh my! Carnival season is coming to a close, but the real fun is just about to begin! With many schools and businesses closing their doors for Fat Tuesday, February 28, go out and celebrate Mardi Gras Louisiana Style! Regardless of if you’ll be here in Baton Rouge, traveling to the…

Bad Habits That Can Break The Bank

Everyone has bad habits, but not everyone realizes how much their bad habits are costing them. Here is a list of the most common bad habits that can break your bank. Coffee Americans spend an average of $21.32 per week on brewed beverages at coffee shops. With a midsize latte going for $3.65 at Starbucks and $3….

Decorating for Fall on a Budget

  Fall is here and it is time to decorate, but you don’t have to spend tons of money to do it. Here are a few tips on how to stay on budget while making your home fall ready. Before you even consider going out to buy items, take a look around your home for items that…

Planning for Success: With Meals

You’ve heard the famous saying, “failing to plan is planning to fail”, which is true for all aspects of life. Are you trying to eat healthier or maybe save some money and not eat out all the time? Then you should plan for success by creating a meal plan that helps you in your pockets and your waistline….

Stay In and Save

Its that time of year when tons of movies are coming to theaters near you…but who has the money to see every one? With sites like Netflix/Hulu, or accessing HBOGo through your cable provider, you can have access anywhere to consistently updated movies for as little as $7.99/month. So sit back, pop some popcorn, and keep that…

Out With the New, In With the Old

Got a stain, pull on your boyfriend’s sweater, or scuff on your favorite shoes? Don’t rush to throw it away and have it replaced, following some of these tips may save you the time & hassle! Courtesy of: Alight

These Apps a Day Keep That Debt Away

Budgeting Moneyhub– Bring your money to life with the ultimate money management app Money Dashboard–Money Dashboard helps you save money, budget more effectively, and make better financial decisions. Use it to keep track of your spending across your current, credit card and savings accounts, no matter who you bank with, and start making daily savings by…

Sickness & the Relationship with Stress

It’s time to conclude our series on the effects of stress and what it can mean for your physical and mental health. If you have yet to read Part I and Part II of our series please click and read the links below before continuing: Part I: https://moneytoolsforlife.wordpress.com/2016/04/07/why-you-should-deal-with-your-financial-stress-now/ Part II: https://moneytoolsforlife.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/the-vicious-cycle-of-financial-stress/ In our first post we mentioned…