04
Oct

Tips to Maintain Your Savings During Hard Times

Though experts say the economic crisis is over, there are many still struggling to stay afloat. Job security is still shaky, and for those of us with savings still sitting in the bank, dipping into those savings is often the only way to keep from going under.

14
Jun

Rainy Day Saving: An Application of Game Theory

Having trouble reaching your savings goal? Maybe it's time to consider a new plan.

11
Jun

Family Budget Fridays: Affording College, Part 2

If you're willing to put forth the effort, you'll find the financial assistance to attend a great college or university.

04
Jun

Family Budget Fridays: Affording College – Part 1

College can be a blessing or can leave a student and parents with a financial burden. Approaching the life chapter with the right mindset is key to achieving college goals and keeping the family budget intact.

13
May

Finding Extra Money Using Snowflaking

Here's a way to sneak extra savings into your budget. Gather enough "snowflakes" to make a "snowball" and you'll be able to spend money you never thought you had.

03
May

Emergency Savings: How Much Do You Need?

We all hear how having emergency savings is important. How much should you save to keep yourself safe?

15
Apr

Four Simple Ways to Save More and Not Ruin Your Social Life

Why a large plastic flask, and not the Slap Chop, should be your new money-saving friend.

07
Apr

Smart Home Equity Loan Ideas

In today's unsteady economy, more and more individuals are looking for ways to access funds to either complete home improvement projects, pay off credit card debt, or take a family vacation.