Where do you begin after your engaged? There’s so much that goes into planning such a large event. Here are the first five things to consider when planning your wedding.
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Online banking and smartphones have made money management easier than ever before. Here are five of my favorite FREE financial apps.
As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to realize that not all surprises are good. Over the last couple years, I’ve experienced a few bad surprises of my own. I found out that graduating college didn’t necessarily mean my pay would increase. In fact, graduating college didn’t even help me keep the job I had, which leads me to the worst surprise I’ve ever received: getting laid off.
Start your married life off right by creating good spending habits from the get-go. Your honeymoon is a great time to start budgeting your money.
Whether you like shopping, eating out, or going out to the bar to spend money, try to think of new ways to recreate what you like spending money on to change your behavior and how you spend money. Don’t deprive yourself of spending money on things you enjoy doing because it’ll leave you frustrated in the end and you’ll probably give up.
Once I started to catch on that I wasn’t conscious about how I spent my money daily, I started to think about a budget. But what tool would I use? Look no further than Mint.com to easily put your budget on the right track and help you save money.
Teaching your child about budgeting and personal finance can seem like a challenge. Here are some tips to introduce them to the subject and develop good habits.
Long-distance house hunting is easier with the right resources and advice. Here’s a few tips to make your transition smoother.
Whether it’s upgrading your fixtures, creating a new use for an underutilized room or knocking down a wall to expand your space, you could start or even complete projects before spring, a.k.a. home improvement season, arrives. With the right approach to finances and a savvy eye for off-season deals, it’s possible to make your current home your dream home – at least for now.