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Good Things Come to Those Who Can Wait

Good Things Come to Those Who Can Wait

Are you the type of person who likes to spend your money as soon as you earn it? Or do you prefer to wait so you can buy something bigger and better in the future?   The Marshmallow Experiment A famous experiment called the Marshmallow experiment found that children who delay gratification tend to be [...]

Say “I Do” to Wedding Savings Ideas

Say “I Do” to Wedding Savings Ideas

Whether you’re planning a wedding or simply addicted to the TV series, “Say Yes to the Dress,” you’ve learned that this joyous occasion is also…a money pit. Keenly aware of societal pressure for over-the-top perfection, wedding vendors of all stripes have perfected the art of separating betrothed couples from as much of their hard-earned cash [...]

Couponing 101

Couponing 101

When I was a kid I used to help my Mom with the grocery shopping. She’d clip coupons on an occasional basis. I was fascinated at the thought of buying more for less thanks to those magical pieces of paper. As I got older, I realized why Mom did it on occasion – because you [...]

Save, Save, Save!

Save, Save, Save!

In celebration of America Saves Week  2012, we reflect on the importance of saving money. Simply put, Americans don’t save enough money and rely too heavily on borrowing. A 2010 study  showed more than 40% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. Worse, more than 50% of Americans haven’t calculated how much they’ll [...]

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