If you don’t plan ahead, getting gifts for everyone you care about over the holidays can add up quickly. Using our tips below, you can get prepared and think creatively to avoid a bad financial start to 2018.
You've received numerous emails and letters from the bank, encouraging you to refinance your loan. While part of you is enticed by the idea of having a lower interest rate, or getting to renegotiate the terms of said loan, you're also wondering: what's in it for them? After all, reduced interest means less money for the bank, right? It's a good question to ask, so let's talk about it.
The sunny days of summer may be in the past, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. There’s still plenty of time left to enjoy fun events with your family before the chill of winter sets in. Depending on your climate, the breezy fall days may be even more enjoyable than those of the humid, sticky summer. If you’re looking for some penny-wise entertainment this fall, check out some of these frugal fall activities.
Halloween costumes can provoke mixed emotions. On the one hand, they're lots of fun and provide a great opportunity for creativity. On the other, figuring out and finding the right one can be difficult, especially if cost is an issue.
Every time I go to the grocery store, I'm reminded of a fact that drives me crazy. The juices loaded down with extra sugar are much cheaper than the 100% juice options I prefer. I want to save money on groceries, but not at the expense of eating healthy.
As we ease into fall, hunters are getting out their bright orange gear and camouflaged blinds to start tracking deer, elk, and waterfowl. When you look at the habits of good hunters, their cautious, conservation-minded approach can teach us a lot about paying down debt and not overspending.
One of the most important features for the financially conscious to consider when choosing a bank account is the interest rate. For all its importance, understanding which accounts offer the best interest rates can actually be pretty confusing. It's not just about the numbers – confusing terms like APY and APR make it clear there's more to it than just a percentage number.