Investing in college education: how to save for college

Investing in college education how to save for college

Education should be free and available for everyone. But that’s usually not the case. Saving money for college is becoming an increasing concern among new parents. Should you start saving money right away? Will your child work while in college to avoid student loans?  The pressure revolving around investing in education […]

How to start an emergency fund from scratch

How to start an emergency fund from scratch

Everyone is (or should be) aware of the importance of saving money for unexpected, yet needed, expenses. But how do you start an emergency fund from scratch? Without doubt, it’s always better to be safe than sorry, in any given situation. Unexpected events can happen at any time. Whether we […]

13 budgeting myths that keep you from tracking your money

13 budgeting myths that keep you from tracking your money

Does budgeting make you hurl? You may think budgeting is utterly boring and useless. Or you might think it’s only for the rich. After all, richie rich people have a ton of money, they need to keep track of their finances somehow. These, however, are common misconceptions. Budgeting myths that […]

How to safely build credit score from scratch

How to safely build credit score scratch

If you’ve just stepped into ‘the real world’, you may have realized applying for a credit card, finding rent or even a good job is difficult without a good credit history. So how do you safely build credit score from scratch? The never ending dilemma involving a chicken and an […]

Credit card myths to stop worrying about

Credit card myths to stop worrying about

In this day and age, it’s time everyone learned about the card myths to stop worrying about! Credit cards are well known for being a powerful credit score boosting tool. They come with advantages and disadvantages, but generally, they’re a useful financial product. Like any other money related tool, however, […]

How to save for a down payment on a house

How to save for a down payment on house

How to save for a down payment on a house is a legit concern for anyone thinking of becoming a home owner. Going into debt, regardless of the reason, is generally a bad idea. Without certain loans though, some goals would be impossible to achieve! One of them is becoming […]

30 ways to save money on your water bill

30 ways to save money on your water bill

How many ways to save money on your water bill do you know? We use water on a daily basis and, whether we like it or not, the many gallons of H2O we keep using will eventually end up on yet another bill that needs to be paid. Whether you’re a one person […]

30 step checklist for financial freedom

30 step checklist financial freedom

As the Financial Literacy Month comes to an end this week, it can’t hurt to take a moment and look at the 30 step checklist for financial freedom. The guys over at Money Management International did a great job coming up with a 30 day plan to help people achieve financial […]

5 brilliant ways spring cleaning can benefit your finances

5 brilliant ways spring cleaning can benefit finances

Ever wondered if spring cleaning can benefit your finances? Of course it can, cleaning your home from top to bottom doesn’t just mean slaving on your elbows and knees. It can be a way to help avoid squandering some great financial opportunities. Not everyone’s excited about spring cleaning (self included), but it’s […]

Stop keeping up with the Joneses. Become them!

Stop keeping up with the Joneses Become them

If you could have a talk with your younger self, would you tell that person to stop keeping up with the Joneses already? Many years ago, social status seemed to be the n°1 value many families lived by. Since not everyone was born wealthy, keeping up with the Joneses seemed […]