Three Easy Tips to Make Saving Fun

Three Easy Tips to Make Saving Fun

After paying all my bills, I opened my email to find a sale on sandals for spring. They are so pretty and shiny…what’s a spender to do? If you’re like me, you may need some creative ideas to help you save what’s left of your paycheck after the bills are paid. Here are some simple [...]

An Opportunity for a Second Chance

An Opportunity for a Second Chance

When I was younger I witnessed a friend making a lot of financial mistakes. She maxed out her credit cards and overdrew her checking account multiple times, all before the tender age of 25. Eventually her bank had to close her account, and credit cards were canceled. Having to rely on a check-cashing store, she [...]

Ideas to Make Holiday Gift-Giving Less Expensive

Ideas to Make Holiday Gift-Giving Less Expensive

The holidays are supposed to be a time of cheer, but all too often they become a time of stress. Trying to buy presents for everyone on your list can drain your bank account and leave you feeling like Scrooge. Many people forget what the season is all about, but have no fear, we are [...]

How to Elope in Las Vegas

How to Elope in Las Vegas

According to the Association for Wedding Professionals International, the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is now between $21,000 and $24,000. We were facing close to that range in credit card debt alone when we finally decided to get married years ago. At the time, we felt that the under $3,000 price tag for [...]

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