I have always been a fan of automated savings, but sometimes getting things setup can be a challenge. How much should I save? How often should transfers take place? Do I enter a fixed dollar amount or a percentage? How do I know I will not accidentally overdraft my accounts? Thanks to a new service […]
I’m sure you have heard of the idiom that we should all prepare for a rainy day, right? Do you actually know what it means to prepare for a rainy day? For most of you, the underlying meaning is obvious, but to be completely honest, it wasn’t always that clear to me. Until I was […]
Are you trying to cut your monthly expenses? At first, this task can seem overwhelming, but it is possible for almost anyone to cut some expenses out of their budget. You just have to know where to look.
I already know what you’re thinking, “I WISH I had a large inheritance coming my way, but what are the odds? Slim to none.” I know it can feel this way, but earning an inheritance is actually not all that uncommon. Sure, it might not be millions of dollars, but if your parents own a […]
Let’s face it. Spending money is more fun than saving money. Spending money on things you want, when you can afford it, can feel empowering and give you a sense of accomplishment. Conversely, saving money can feel like a chore and can feel limiting. Saving is often equated with having less, or cutting back.
Are you thinking about buying your very first home? If so, it must be an exciting time for you! Be cautious though. Once you start looking for your perfect home, it can be easy to fall in love with something that is out of your price range and does not allow you to put 20% […]