While car thefts have been on a downward trend over the years, it is still estimated, on average, that around 700,000 vehicles (out of about 274 million in the US) are
It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also one of the most expensive. Last year, it was estimated that Americans spent an average of $882 on gifts alone. So while you want the holidays to be magical and memorable, you don’t want to break the bank to do it. Here are some ways that you can manage your spending this holiday season. ...
It’s easy to get swept up in the craziness otherwise known as the holiday season. However, it’s important to slow down every once in a while and give back to those in need. It’s even more essential to pass these lessons down to our children who may be wrapped up in what gifts they will be receiving. Here are a few ideas to help you get started and ...
As with all major crises, there are scammers lurking in the wings just waiting for their opportunity to take advantage of the situation. The recent spread of COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) is no different. Here are some scams that you should be aware of in order to keep you, your family, and financial information safe. COVID-19 MAP Malicious ...
One popular method of budgeting is the cash budget. This type of budget is exactly how it sounds; you only use cash to make purchases as opposed to credit cards. However, as with any type of budgeting, there are advantages and disadvantages. Here are some of the pros and cons of a cash budget. PROS PREVENT OVERSPENDING You can only use what you ...
Moving is expensive. That's why it's important to create a budget beforehand so you know close to what you are going to spend. Here are just some of the expenses that
For many people, the biggest budget buster is those small, impulse purchases that slowly build up over time. Here are some of the ways that you can help eliminate these
Nobody goes into a marriage thinking it’s going to end. However, there are sometimes extra steps that need to be taken in order to ensure both sides are protected in the
Moving to a new home often provides people with the opportunity to decorate their new space. While this is an exciting experience, it can also be overwhelming. Here are
With technology ever evolving, there are always new methods for scammers to take advantage of you. While it may sometimes seem hopeless, there are steps you can take so
Lifestyle creep, also known as lifestyle inflation, is the gradual increase of what you are spending as your income also increases. As we begin to spend more money, we
We have previously talked about what a seller needs to do during an open house, but there are also steps the buyer can take to ensure this process is as smooth and
Whether you’re a business owner or a consumer, we’ve all heard of the Better Business Bureau. However, you may not know what they are or what they do. Here is a brief