The new year is here and I'm sure you're ready to get started on your resolutions. Typically people are focusing on their weight, especially after two holidays of eating good food. I know I could lose a few pounds after this holiday break. More importantly, some are focusing their goals on their finances and I applaud those people. A new year is a great time to look over your finances and see where you can improve. You might even start a nice … [Read more...] about 39 of the Best Financial Tips to Start the New Year
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No matter if you're shopping for back to school supplies, birthday presents, Christmas gifts, or just for you, Amazon can be an awesome place to find good deals and fast shipping! I'm a huge proponent of shopping on Amazon. I'm a Prime member and I don't mind showing my support. They make shopping online so much easier with their huge selection and quick shipping. Their customer service is really good as well (if you've ever had to use it). There … [Read more...] about 24 Quick and Easy Tips to Save More Money on Amazon
If you are even halfway serious about trying to get out of debt or simply want to spend $100 less a month, one of the first steps you need to take is monitoring your monthly spending. Before you think that the only way to track how much you spend is to pay for a monthly app-- so you go further into debt before getting out of debt-- think again! There several options available that help you monitor your finances for free. Pen and Paper The … [Read more...] about 7 Free Ways to Monitor Your Money
You might think that warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam’s Club are only useful for buying food and household items for less than you could buy the same items at your local supermarket or department store. To add even more value to your annual membership fee, warehouse clubs have also rolled out additional services like a travel agency and identity theft protection. Are these additional warehouse club amenities worth the membership fee or … [Read more...] about Are the Warehouse Club Benefits Actually Worth the Money?
How did your money do when the 2007 -2008 recession hit? It wasn't good for a lot of people. Many had to declare bankruptcy or make very tough financial decisions just to stay afloat. It's not a matter of if a financial recession will strike, it's when it will happen. While nobody can accurately predict when the next recession will finally arrive, there are certain steps you can take to "recession-proof" your finances so you will not have to … [Read more...] about How to Easily Recession-Proof Your Finances
Besides your home mortgage, health insurance is most likely your next largest expenses every month. As we all get sick from time to time, canceling your health insurance coverage isn’t a good idea. Just because you need health insurance doesn’t mean your entire paycheck has to go to the insurance provider. These tips can help trim your current healthcare expenses every day of the year! Contribute to an HSA If you have a high-deductible health … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Save Money on Healthcare