5 tips to save money this Christmas

5 tips to start your Christmas savings plan

10.. 9.. 8.. Yes, there are only 10 weeks left ’till Christmas! Are you financially prepared for the Holidays yet? Do you have a Christmas savings plan in place? Christmas is about family and spending quality time with your loved ones. More often than not though, Christmas is also about spending money. Celebrating the winter… continue reading »


can't save avoid these 7 purchases

Can’t save money? Avoid these 7 purchases!

Can’t save money? It’s not uncommon to have trouble saving money for a rainy day. Often times, not being able to save is closely related to earning a small income. Other times, becoming parents or having a numerous family can put a serious strain on an already tight budget. But more often than not, certain… continue reading »


how to live well on a low income

How to live well on a low income

Lately, most topics revolving around money seem to concentrate on how to save money, how to invest, ways to build your retirement nest egg and so on. Many people though, even with the economy levels rising, still need to figure out how to live on a low income. Whether it’s for minimalist reasons or simply… continue reading »


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 like it or not, the… continue reading »


15 monthly expenses to cut and save money

15 monthly expenses to cut and save money

Saving money is a priority in many households (as it should be). Fortunately, there are countless ways to cut monthly expenses and help you top off that savings account! Anyone looking to build a nest egg or simply save for specific purchases understands the importance of saving part of each paycheck. Setting funds aside each… continue reading »


What to Do With An Extra $1,000

What I Would Do With An Extra $1,000 Right Now

This contribution is courtesy of MyWealthManifesto.com, a personal finance blog dedicated to breaking down every aspect of money management into practical and useful tips. __________ When you get an extra $1,000, what’s the best thing to do with it? There’s nothing better than getting a small bonus at work, a tax refund check, or some other… continue reading »