5 Tips for Paying for Medical Bills on a Budget

Save on Medical Bills

It is an unfortunate fact that millions of Americans continue to struggle with overwhelming medical bills every single month. Even if you have excellent insurance, you might still be hit with unexpected expenses and fees after visiting the hospital. … [Continue reading]

Frugal Living 101

Save on Vacation

4 Hacks for Stretching the Family Budget Family expenses can run high, and it may seem challenging at times to stay on budget. After all, there are often home repairs, car repairs, medical bills and more that seem to develop out of the blue. To … [Continue reading]

Teaching Children to Use Money Intelligently

The world is a magical place for kids. It’s a place of astronauts, princesses, and wonderful adventures. To them, money is just a thing that Moms and Dads use when it’s time to go out for ice cream. That’s all well and good, there’s no need for kids … [Continue reading]

Buyer’s Market: Great Ways to Save Money on Large Home Purchases

Large Purchases

One of the least pleasant parts of owning a home is dealing with major purchases. As you slowly pay down your mortgage, your efforts to get out of debt will likely be interrupted by the necessity of making large home purchases. Fortunately, the … [Continue reading]

Home Improvements that Will Pay for Themselves Over Time

Programmable Thermostats

When you have extra money to put toward your home, it’s important to choose improvements that earn back your investment either immediately,  over time or when you sell your house. Below are seven simple improvements can be done in a weekend or less, … [Continue reading]

Tips for Navigating Your First Home Mortgage

Buying Your First House

Owning your first home is a major milestone that you should be proud of. However, there are plenty of things you need to do to prepare for it. This includes signing a mortgage, which is a loan you’ll pay back on a monthly basis to the bank you … [Continue reading]

5 Money Habits to Develop Before 30

5 Money Habits before 30

The best time to invest is when you’re young. Small investments now can grow to be very large and lucrative. If you ask any older adult about investing, they’ll tell you to start as soon as possible because they know what can happen over time. Here … [Continue reading]

5 Critical Things to Do Before You Retire

When to Draw Social Security

As you get older and reach your golden years, there are several things you need to get in order before retirement. You likely met with a financial planner many years ago who advised you to begin saving and investing to build up a financial cushion to … [Continue reading]