Woman planning her meal for the night on the kitchen counter

How to Make a Money Saving Meal Plan

By George Morris | December 12, 2022

It’s always been a good idea to try to save money on food. It’s rarely been as important as right now. Grocery prices have skyrocketed in the past two years.…

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How to Save Money

By Robert Shaw | October 27, 2022

A New York Times headline asked a question contemplated in many variations by those of us who are budget-challenged: “Can You Trick Yourself Into Saving More Money?” The fact that…

Which Savings Account Will Earn You the Most Money?

By Bents Dulcio | September 1, 2022

Savings accounts are an excellent solution for consumers with a specific need. They let you designate funds away from your checking account to organize your finances and retain clear sight…

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Does Social Media Encourage Bad Spending Habits?

By Sarah Brady | August 10, 2022

By the look of things on social media, you really can have it all. A new pair of designer shoes … a champagne toast over brunch … swimming in a…

A young girl holding school supplies

10 Tips for Back-to-School Shopping on a Budget

By Tom Jackson | August 4, 2022

Long before COVID, another pandemic would hit America every August – the Back-To-School Blues. After a blissful summer, countless kids grumbled about having to return to class. Now there’s a…

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Are Subscription Monitoring Apps Worth It?

By Tom Jackson | July 13, 2022

The world has gone subscription crazy. You can sign up for almost every service known to man, and probably a few that haven’t been invented yet. It’s fast, convenient and…

Woman looking at receipt showing more expensive grocery items after inflation

How to Budget During Inflation

By Michael Knisley | June 30, 2022

Overheard at Costco recently: “Wow. A bag of avocados is $10.99 now. We used to get ‘em here for $6.99. Guess we’re not buying avocados.” It was hard not to…

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How to Save Money on Gas

By Joey Johnston | July 21, 2021

We Americans love our vehicles and the many freedoms they provide us on a daily basis. Nothing is more convenient or reliable at getting from Point A to Point B…

Woman carrying shopping bags using her phone to buy items now and pay later

What Is Buy Now Pay Later & Is It a Good Idea?

By Tom Jackson | February 4, 2021

 Buy now and pay later is taking the market by storm, but will you be taken to the cleaners if you indulge in this online purchasing craze?  That’s all up…

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Best Ways to Start Saving for College

By Joey Johnston | November 20, 2020

If you have kids, or are planning to have them, saving for college is likely on your financial priority list. So are a lot of other things that seem more…