Archives for October 2016

4 Tips For Saving Enough For A New Family Car

Saving for a new car can be difficult, but it’s important to keep the benefits of saving in mind. According to Forbes, it’s easier to save if you keep the “future you” in mind while cutting corners now to save for the future. You’ll thank yourself after you’ve saved a chunk of money for the down payment for your new car because it will make your monthly payments much more affordable than if you had no down payment at all. Having a smaller monthly payment will ease your finances and help you save interest on the loan so it’s a win-win. The more you save the better off you’ll be. Even better is to drive a clunker until you can afford to pay for your entire car it avoids paying interest and actually has your bank paying you interest (as small as it may be) while you are saving.

Retirement on the Horizon? Financial Tips to Plan for your Future

Being properly prepared goes a long way when it comes to your financial future. Therefore, here are four financial tips to help you be properly prepared for Retirement.

How Air Conditioner Prep In Fall Can Save Money in the Future

Just because the weather is beginning to cool off doesn’t mean your home’s air conditioning system can be ignored in the coming months. A little preventative maintenance carried out in the fall could save you quite a bit of money next spring. Here are some tips for maintenance and saving money on your heating and cooling bills.

6 Ways to Stuff Your Piggy Bank

In the wake of the weakest economic recovery since the “Great Depression”, many paychecks and bank accounts continue to look a bit anemic. Some Americans are still in a position where they can’t even locate money to buy small things they need because their budget is so tight. The following are six tips that you can use to “Stuff Your Piggy Bank” and save some money each month even if money is very tight.

Creative Ways to Save on Monthly Expenses

Having a family can be expensive, especially for those with multiple children. The costs of rent or a mortgage, utilities, insurance, car payments, clothing for the whole family, fun activities and school-related expenses can quickly add up. To be able to put away money for your retirement, emergency situations and your children’s college funds, you need to find ways to save money. By finding creative ways to cut costs, you can help your family to be more financially stable over the long-term.

The Personal Side of Retirement

Remarkably little attention has been given to such important questions as the impact of retirement on family relationships, friendships, and sense of self-worth. We know that such personal considerations are key determinants of satisfaction and fulfillment in every stage of life and this includes retirement.