Money Saving Challenge

As the year starts we tend to make “New Year’s Resolutions” but by the time February rolls around we have generally forgotten them so by following this Money Saving Challenge we here at Your Family Finances are encouraging you to step up and get back in the game. If you follow the plan in this challenge you will have some guidelines to help you along the way rather than just a vague goal of “somehow” getting your financial life straight.

Frugal Living 101

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 better plan and budget for unexpected expenses and to continue to live successfully on a tight budget, you need to strategically keep your regular expenses as low as possible. These tips can help you to more successfully accomplish your financial goals.

5 Money Habits to Develop 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 are five smart habits that every young adult should be developing.

Has Your Family Hit These Money Milestones?

One of the biggest concerns financial planners talk about is the possibility of an impending retirement crisis. Many Americans have very little money squirreled away for their golden years. When it comes to retirement, hope alone won’t cut it. People need to start planning as early as possible for the later years. Here are some money milestones future retirees should begin working on sooner, rather than later. 

4 Tips For Finding Deals On Everyday Necessities

Finding deals on everyday necessities is much easier than you think. Many are shocked to find they are overpaying for groceries, health services and other essentials. When you take advantage of local deals, coupons, mobile apps and web-based subscription services, you can save money on the items you purchase daily. Check out these great tips to start saving money today.

1st Time Investor’s Guide Infographic

Investing may seem scary at first but it can be one of the easiest ways to build your net worth. The following infographic from Personal Capital outlines how you can start putting your money to work for you.

How To Save Money On Home Energy

Utility costs have started to rise once again after giving us a bit of a break over the last year. And so this year you may find that you are spending more on electricity and natural gas once again. Instead of shivering in the winter and sweating it out in the summer, there are some simple actions that you can take to help reduce your home’s energy consumption. These actions are great investments in your home and comfort.

6 Tips For Saving Money On Your New Favorite Outfit

You’ve fallen in love with a pricey outfit. Your world will collapse unless you bring it home. Here’s 6 tips for saving on the outfit of your dreams.