13 Entertainment Ideas for Total Cheapskates

By |December 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Get over the idea that you have to spend money in order to have fun. Some of the best forms of entertainment cost nothing — or close to it. Here are just a few ways to enjoy yourself — either on your own or with people you care about.

3 Things You Need to Consider Before Selling Your Smartphone

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

The trend of selling and buying used smartphones is on the rise. In 2016, studies estimate that consumers sold or traded in over 120 million devices, a marked increase from 80 million devices in 2015. In the United States, the trend of selling used devices has gone hand-in-hand with smartphone ownership trends. In 2017, studies estimate that 77 percent of adults own a

What You Need to Know to Save Money on Your Car

By |December 12th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Having a car is a necessity for most people. It allows you to get to work, pick up your kids from school, and run your errands on the weekends. It seems great-until you add up the costs associated with having one. Like most people, you are likely incurring expenses related to: Insurance Gas Repairs Oil changes And there may be

How to stay within your budget this holiday season

By |December 12th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

The Christmas season is here, a season that is highly characterized by shopping for gifts. Due to the large number of items being added into homes this season, some families find themselves leasing public storage in order to get additional space. However, holidays seasons don’t always have to make you exceed your budgets because there are simple things you can

Personal Finance Tips for Single Parents

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

As a single parent, you are fully responsible for all of the financial issues and decisions that occur in your household. Because of this, you want to make sure that you are always going everything right. There are multiple tips from finance experts, such as Don Gayhardt, that may be helpful to aid in ensuring that your money is well-managed

Common Questions About a 401K Plan

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

There are plenty of retirement plan options out there, but you need to educate yourself about all the particulars. There is nothing more sad than a retirement plan that is not maxed to its potential, left by a neglectful cubicle worker to wither and not fund a healthy retirement. That is a very sad development. That means that you have

Do You Really Want To Work Overtime?

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Work overtime and you quickly discover it’s a mixed bag: You earn time-and-a-half or more, but it usually means you’re putting in more time or otherwise inconveniencing yourself, which puts you at risk of burning out.  

How to build a business after a military career

By |December 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Leaving the world of military service to re-enter civilian life can be one of the most challenging missions you've ever faced. Whatever branch of the service you were in, your experience and training will have changed you as a person, while meanwhile the regular world has moved on, and not in the same direction. Put simply, you've grown and adapted

Top Tips to Boost Your Finances This Christmas

By |December 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Christmas comes with its own perks and woes. Although it is time to be merry with family and friends, it is common to be left with dents in the pockets by the time it comes to an end. If this season always leaves you feeling like you spent more money without leaving you relaxed, it is high time you redefined

How You Can Save Money on Your Bills with Billsnip

By |December 4th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

With the cost of expenses always going up every year, saving money on your utility bills has never been more important. It doesn't mean that you have to go to extremes just to cut down your bills - there is a way to keep your rates under control and increase your savings. Is it possible to make a simple change