Let’s face it, summer is pretty much over. With fall sports beginning and school shopping filling up the weekends, the only full summer weekend left will be Labor Day. So does this mean you should force your vacation time within the next 3 week? No, in fact save your money for a vacation that will  [ Read More ]

After a long week of work and stress there’s nothing better than hitting the town with some friends for drinks and food. But where most of the focus is responsibly consuming alcohol, where is the discussion on financially responsibly going out? Even in a cheap place, a couple drinks and a meal can put a  [ Read More ]

Knowing about the “worst” credit card companies gives consumers some insight to help them when choosing one. While it is only natural for any company to receive complaints, a large number of customers filing complaints certainly raise red flags. Customers tend to complain as a result of either party’s failure to manage expectations, or a  [ Read More ]

There are plenty of expenses we end up paying in our day-to-day lives. They have the potential to cause quite a lot of stress and even hold us back from doing the things we want to do. However, there are a lot of small actions we can take to save some of the money we  [ Read More ]

Summer is a time for relaxing getaways to faraway places, romantic destination weddings, and memorable family vacations. Unfortunately, these experiences that may seem priceless often actually come with a hefty price tag. Here are some easy tips to have the trip of a lifetime without breaking the bank. 1. Use the web to your advantage.  [ Read More ]

You know you are in a low interest rate environment when credit cards are just bending over backwards to get your business. I suspect this “cheap money” environment will hold true for several more months but now is the time to take advantage of what they have to offer.

College is a time when students often rack up loans, work part time, and try to save money. However, the desire to live a little and buy fun things can make saving difficult. Students also start thinking about building credit so they can make important purchases such as a house or vehicle after graduation. The  [ Read More ]