Dating On A Budget: Romancing Your Way To A Healthier Checkbook

Dating on a Budget: Romancing Your Way to a Healthier Checkbook

Romancing your special someone can be expensive, especially if you’re heading to five-star restaurants or going on vacations abroad on a regular basis. Even the classic dinner-and-a-movie date can be a real bank breaker. Let’s take a look at some of the best ways to keep to your budget when out on a date, and we’ll even throw in some low-cost dating ideas to get you started.

Now You’re Debt Free:  What’s Next For Your Money?

Now You’re Debt Free: What’s Next for Your Money?

After months, or years, of making faithful debt payments, you can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. But what should you do with the money you’d typically put toward debt payments? Instead of absorbing the surplus cash back into daily, mindless consumption, here are five savings tips to help your newfound cash improve your financial wellbeing.

How To Budget With A Variable Income

How to Budget with a Variable Income

“Variable income” is a bit of a cover-all term for those who don’t have a typical, salary-based income. It’s an ambitious and challenging lifestyle to have because it requires you to balance your job and your long-term finances. If you’re one of the many workers living on a variable income, or you’re considering it, we’ve got some financial tips to make your life a little bit easier.

It’s Not You, It’s Your Budget

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.

Six Budget-Friendly Holiday Party Ideas

With the holiday season comes a rush of holiday parties, and no one would blame you for joining in on the fun and hosting a party of your own. However, if you’re like me, your party vision far outweighs your party budget. A distinct lack of funds doesn’t have to mean a lack of parties! If your friends and family have a sense of fun, consider throwing one of these alternatives to your average fancy holiday bash.