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.
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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 [...]
While many of us want to save more, sometimes we need a little help starting the process! Here are some websites that will help you put saving into motion.
We’ll go to great lengths to help you keep Benjamins, Lincolns and Washingtons in your pocket. See how it all went down in this informative and entertaining video. And when you’re done watching, visit our mortgage calculator page to see how Quicken Loans can help you save! Whether you’re refinancing or buying a new place, some of our favorite loans include the 30-year fixed, the YOURgage, the VA loan and the FHA loan.
There are plenty of opportunities to go on a just as good (dare I say better?) spring break trip for a very small fraction of the cost. Here’s a guide to doing spring break on the bare minimum budget.
Getting yourself and your home ready for the winter can be as simple or as complicated as you make it, but getting ready for winter inside and outside the home can save money and keep you and your family safe.
If you’re the type of person who has a less-than-reassuring track record when it comes to the annual betterment ritual, there’s a solution: Aim lower. So in the spirit of the “aim lower” method, let’s take a look at some of the most common resolutions and discuss alternatives to the standard “pie-in-the-sky” goals set (and not adhered to) by many.
Owning a home is a serious responsibility, and one that can be trying if you’re not financially prepared. Fortunately, there are a number of strategies you can employ to save for a down payment, as well as the ongoing costs of homeownership — even if you’re on a tight budget.
Parents can either embrace the opportunity to teach their children about money or avoid confronting the topic altogether. But financially independent and responsible adults are not born, they’re made. Read on about how to approach the topic so you feel comfortable having the necessary money-related conversations.