Marriage is a wonderful, joyous event, but almost invariably, it’s one that brings with it a lot of changes. Some of those changes are financial, and ought to be discussed before the wedding. Here are some financial effects of marriage to consider!
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 25% of American families and over 38% of American adults have no emergency fund or savings to fall back on. That’s scary. If you need to start saving but find traditional savings accounts too boring, maybe you should consider one of these alternative options.
Like so many transactions these days, car lease agreements are calculated to provide the dealership with a maximum amount of dough while providing you with a minimum amount of product/service. So what else is new, you say? Well, let’s do some digging into all the fine print, because the dealer’s definitely in[to] the details.
Each calendar month is dedicated to building awareness about a particular cause (or causes). The most popular being American Heart Month (February) and Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October), but do you know what April brings awareness to? April is National Financial Literacy Month. It’s an entire month dedicated to promoting financial education across America. Read on to find out more!
Friday or the end of the month hits, and you’re riding high: money is flowing into your account, you can settle all your bills and maybe even go out with friends to celebrate. But just a few short weeks (or even days) later, you’ve hit a low – both emotionally and in your checking account. So just know that it’s not you, it’s your budget. And there are a few things to consider to help make budgeting a realistic, everyday part of your life and stick to a system that works. Here are a few tips on creating a system that works.
If your house is anything like mine, not a whole lot gets done until coffee is consumed in the morning. Lots and lots of coffee. If you’re in the market for a new coffee maker, here are some tips to help you find the right one for you!
If your favorite college basketball team was one of the four fighting for a chance to advance, would you pay to go to the game? Find out how much it could cost you here!
The IRS reports that the average tax refund for this season, so far, is a little more than $3,000. That’s a pretty decent chunk of change. However, even though many taxpayers say that they plan to save their tax refund, this money actually gets spent, according to CNBC.
Grocery bills can grow quite large in a hurry. This puts a financial strain on many families. Frugal families can save up to half of their grocery bill by organizing their supermarket shopping and implementing these five money-saving tips.
Lifetime savings. It isn’t something we think about on a daily basis. Although I probably should, I’m not walking around thinking how much I could [...]