Archives for August 2016

5 Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life

Life can be stressful enough before you add juggling your finances to the mix. It is possible to simplify your financial life, however, and doing so can free up some of your time and ease certain financial worries. Here are five easy ways to make managing your finances simpler.

Another Post on the All Important Emergency Fund

Without some spare cash the smallest unforeseen circumstance is an emergency. With enough cash in your bank account it is just an inconvenience. So which do you prefer emergency or inconvenience?

5 Reasons Why Investing Is Critical

Small investments that are made over time can really add up to a sizable sum over a period of decades. But according to the U.S. Census bureau 18.1% of U.S. households had a net worth of Zero or even less than Zero…

The 2 Types of Financial Emergency and What to Do For Each

No one is immune to the unexpected, and no one can afford to think that sudden financial emergencies will only happen to other people and not them. No matter how well prepared you are, there’s always the chance something can happen that goes beyond what you could have expected. Everyone’s financial situation is unique and complicated, but the two main elements you always need to keep in mind are your income and your expenses.

How to Save Big on Your Weekly Food Shopping

While food is definitely a necessity, sloppy spending at the store can leave your monthly budget shattered. Instead of constantly bringing food back to the shelves because you can’t afford the items, or seeing perfectly good produce go to waste in the fridge each week, use some budgeting tips to make the next shopping experience less stressful and a little more effective.