How To Save Money By Using Gift Cards

One of my New Years resolutions for 2017 is to put away more money into my retirement fund and savings account where I'm trying to accumulate enough funds to sustain 6 months of living expenses. Like most people I've been using coupons and cash rewards credit cards to save a few bucks. I've only recently started to use gift cards to save money and the savings have been quite substantial. Here are a few tips to help you save money buy using gift cards and meet your financial goals this year.  Get More For Less ...more

7 Ways To Save Money At The Dentist

According to Slate, nearly 130 million Americans can't afford dental insurance. Another alarming study by the Federal Reserve says that nearly 25% of those surveyed missed out on dental treatments because of the high expense. This is alarming since periodontal disease increases the risk of heart disease, dementia, diabetes and even respiratory problems. Here are a few tips to help you save money on dental care....more

7 Things You Are Doing That Will Prevent You From Ever Becoming Wealthy

Becoming wealthy, achieving financial success, living life on your own terms — these are all things people want for themselves when they think about their finances and their future....more

The Different Credit Scoring Methods You Should Know About

The credit score. This is a number that many people worry about, focus on and are continuously trying to improve but did you know that there are different credit scoring methods used by the credit bureaus and by lenders? Let's talk about some of the different types of credit scoring methods that exist....more

How to avoid interest fees on credit cards

When managed properly, a credit card can add conveniences to many of the tasks we deal with on a daily basis. Quicker stops at the gas station, shopping online, faster checkout at the grocery store and ordering takeout is easier and quicker. However, when your credit cards are not properly maintained, they become more of a burden, mainly due to interest accrued on the amount you have charged on your card that you were not able to pay off before the grace period past....more

How To Building Your Emergency Fund & Why You Need One

 Your car breaks down, you lose your job, your water heater breaks, you can't find a job as quickly as y...more

The Emotions Around Money & What To Do When You Feel Them

 Save, budget, pay off debt, plan for retirement.... It's easy to talk about the things we need to do with our money without really focusing on the emotional aspect because like many other things in life, money is simply a tool, a means to an end....more

FSA: Your "Fun" Spending Account?

Save your 2015 FSA dollars from the unicorns! Isn't that where they go when you don't use them by the deadline this month?...more