5 Tips for When Money is Tight

Money problems cause stress in the home and they can lead to tension and even divorce if they continue too long. Don’t ignore financial problems. Instead, adopt a proactive attitude that puts you in charge of your future. Learn from the following tips to get the help you need right now.

Breaking the Budget Bonds: How to Free Up More of Your Finances

If you’re like most people, you realize that you put a budget in place to limit spending and to reach other financial goals of saving money or paying down debt. Of course, like most people after living on a budget for a while, you may find that although it does help you save and get rid of debt, it doesn’t make life a whole lot of fun.
The answer to this dilemma is not to change your budget and reduce your savings, it’s to change your bills to free up more of your money. Use these tips to help get more freedom in your budget.

Signs Your Finances are Sinking

Money problems are always difficult to work through. If you’re not prepared to make some changes and look critically at your budget, you could be in for a long ride.

5 Financial Tips For New College Students

Going to college can be both frustrating and exciting at the same time. For many people, college is a learning experience that teaches many of the essentials of life. But in addition to just learning from books you are also learning how to live int he adult world. And a big part of that is managing your financial life. Here are five financial tips to help new students adjust to college life.

Where You Shouldn’t Skimp Even If You’re on a Tight Budget

If you are working with a tight budget, you might be looking for ways to save. Unfortunately, buying some products on the cheap might end up costing you more in the long run. Here are four things you shouldn’t feel guilty about splurging on, so you can stick with your financial plan and still enjoy the best.

6 Tips To Improve Your Money Management Skills

If you find yourself always short on funds, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re not making enough money. The real cause might be poor money management skills, such as living without a budget or not tracking your spending closely enough, or paying too many penalties and late fees. With discipline and proper money habits, it’s possible to turn your finances around and never deal with penalty fees again.

Money Mastery: The Necessity of a Household Budget

No one enjoys making a family budget… establishing a household budget can be stressful, time consuming and cause friction among family members with differing opinions on where to spend your limited resources. But unless you have unlimited money, budgeting is a necessary task to ensure you and your family keep your spending within your means. The fact that even celebrities and lottery winners have declared bankruptcy indicates that even if you have a very large disposable income you still need to live within your means.

Money Moves for a Happy Marriage

Financial arguments are common in relationships – spouses are often on different wavelengths regarding spending and budgeting. As a matter of fact, financial arguments are one of the most common forms of disagreement. One spouse may be extremely frugal, while the other spouse considers shopping a hobby. Of course this difference in views can create […]