While Valentine’s day should be a day of celebration, it doesn’t mean you need to spend a fortune to have a good day with your partner. If you plan on celebrating Valentine’s Day with your significant other, read a few of these tips on how to have a great Valentine’s Day on a budget.
When cupid’s arrows aren’t flying, couples must navigate their finances. For many, this can prove difficult and even lead to conflict. Here are some easy financial tips for couples to make sure money doesn’t spoil the love.
If you live in an apartment you know your utility bill is one of your biggest expenses. In Winter a lot of that cost comes from heating your place. To reduce the bill you’ll need to reduce your energy use. Here are some tips to make your apartment more energy efficient this January:
The gifts we buy to put under our trees this season aren’t the only costs associated with the holidays. When January rolls around you may find that you spent a lot more than you thought. To keep your budget balanced, make sure you keep these hidden holiday costs in mind:
As the end of the year approaches, many of us will reflect on 2017 with regret for not following through with our resolutions from 2017, especially when it comes to money. Thirty-six percent of Americans made a money resolution at the beginning of 2017, according to a Fidelity Investments survey, so that’s a lot of regret! But fear not, 2018 gives us all another chance to better our financial situations. Here are 8 resolutions that can help make 2018 a great year.
Now that Thanksgiving is over, we’re officially in the holiday gift buying season. December can be quite expensive, especially if you have children with long lists for Santa. But the holidays also offer a great opportunity to teach your children about smart money management. Here are a few tips for showing your kids how to buy gifts on a budget, and how to create their own gift lists that won’t put a hole in Santa’s wallet.
Thanksgiving dinner is iconic. Who doesn’t look forward to devouring a huge, traditional spread of Turkey Day food with family every year? But given expectations for a glorious holiday meal, the cost of celebrating can easily get out of hand without a good plan. Here are some tips to help you put out a full Thanksgiving spread on the table that won’t drown your budget in gravy.
This month features two of the biggest sales days of the year – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has become increasingly difficult to shop every year, due to enormous crowds. Three days later, however, you can avoid the lines and score some great savings from the comfort of your couch on Cyber Monday.
Halloween is the second most popular holiday behind Christmas, so chances are good that you and your family will be participating the festivities this year. But celebrating All Hallows Eve can be expensive. Scary expensive. To keep your Halloween budget out of the red, here are some tips.
Fall is an expensive season. There’s back-to-school shopping, Halloween and early holiday buying to be done, and it all adds up quickly. To keep your budget on track this Autumn and ensure you start off 2018 in good financial health, it’s important to be smart with your spending. Here are 13 tips for how to keep your finances in order, and still enjoy the Fall season.