I had been with them for fourteen years. Then one day, I was let go like it was nothing. I had a 2-year-old and a newborn at home, and I was scared. After leaving the office, I drove to a nearby park, found an empty picnic table, and sat there in stunned silence. How was I going to tell my wife? How is this job loss going to affect our family?
The importance of budgeting can’t be overstated. Today we talk to the king of budgeting tools, Jesse Mecham of You Need a Budget.
Did you get a tax refund? Maybe you’re wondering what to do with that tax refund. Learn some smart ways to spend your tax return money.
Only about half of us pay the pink tax. It’s the extra amount women pay for goods and services that are almost identical to the lower-priced male version.
Budgeting sucks. No one really wants to do it. It’s hard to stick with, it’s a chore to review it every month and it makes you feel like crap when you spend way too much on lattes. But, you’re an adult so you need to do it. There are a few types of budgets, which one is right for you?
Trying to take control of your spending? Need to start a monthly budget? This ultimate guide reveals a budget optimization strategy you can use right now.
We are in an unprecedented situation. The coronavirus or COVID-19 is going to significantly impact the world economy, just how bad things are going to be, we can only speculate. But right now, things are already dire for some of you. If you need help paying bills or other forms of financial assistance, we’ve got a comprehensive list of resources.
Quicken is no longer the only game in town. This article uncovers 14 Quicken alternatives you can start using today. Simply put, if you’re searching for exceptional accounting software that integrates into your money management system, you’ll enjoy this post.
Money May continues. All of us have spending leaks, money we spend that we shouldn’t. Stop wasting money already!
Now that your vote counts for so little, people are turning to economic boycotting to influence corporate and political policy. But does it work?
Gone are the days of little-to-no interest banking. Your money should earn for you, even the cash in your checking account. One way to do this is with CIT Bank. We’ll take a look at account offerings and interest potential in this CIT Bank review to determine whether it’s the right choice for you.
I’m obsessed with thrift stores. Walking through one is like exploring a magical treasure trove. You never know what you’re going to find thrifting.
Much financial advice is aimed at those making good money leaving the rest of us behind. We want to fix that with 24 financial tips for low-income earners.
How detailed do you need to be with budget categories? Do you separate lunch from dinner or lump everything into a few areas? And which method is better?
Do you tend to add things to your cart without thinking about it? We’re all guilty of it from time to time. Whether it’s at the grocery store check-out or surfing the web, it’s easier than ever to spend your money without batting an eye. These purchases have a particular name – impulse buys – and they could be dragging down your finances. If you’ve had a regrettable experience (or more than one), we recommend trying the 30 Day Rule to curb your spending.
If you’re a teenager, you are in a very powerful position. Starting good money habits now will put you ahead for the rest of your life. Here are 8 money tips for teenagers.
Do you seem to never have any money at the end of the month but can’t figure out why? Here are 17 reasons you’re broke and how to fix them.
I’ve spent the past 30 years of my life being broke. Sure, I’ve had money, but I wasted it all then asking myself why I have no money. I went from a single bachelor with his own home and a BMW, to a single bachelor living with his brother and a Honda Civic, and I couldn’t be happier.
Do you want to learn how to save money? We have 23 ways to save money that are pretty painless and easy to implement. Ready? Let’s get saving!
Almost 50% of Americans cannot come up with $400 if they needed it urgently. 1 in 3 Americans has $0 saved for retirement. It’s clear, we’re way better at spending money then we are saving leaving too many American households living paycheck to paycheck with close to nothing saved for the future.