Credit cards often get a bad rap because they are so easy to use the wrong way, but when used the right way, credit cards can actually be a good thing. In fact, credit cards can actually benefit your finances.
I love receiving those emails from stores that say that if I use their credit card that I’ll get double points or better yet that I’ll get something for FREE, there’s no better feeling than getting rewarded. What I don’t remember while I’m getting blinded by perks is that while I am getting some rewards, … Continue reading 3 Tips for Making the Right Decision with Store Credit Cards
I do about 90% of my holiday shopping online these days. As a working mother of two kids who are involved in a lot of extracurricular activities, I find it hard to carve out the time to actually go to stores or the mall to buy gifts. Most of the time, I’m shopping for gifts … Continue reading 5 Tips for Cyber Holiday Shopping
With Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the rest of the holiday shopping season upon us, I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 tips for to help to keep you safe in stores and online this holiday season. The holiday shopping season is one of the most attractive times of the year for criminals and … Continue reading 5 Tips for Safeguarding Your Account During the Holiday Shopping Season
Ya’ll. Holiday shopping is both my favorite thing and maybe the most stressful part of my entire year. I don’t care how prepped you are, it takes an emotional toll. The financial hit. Finding the perfect gift for the people you love. And please, let’s not discuss wrapping all that nonsense. And I know your … Continue reading 5 Ways To Make Your Holiday Shopping Less Traumatic
Watch our latest vlog with Laura and Tracy to hear our members confessions on how they've used their tax refunds including vacationing on the set of The Walking Dead Big Zombie Tour.
Between juggling my family's daily needs, budgeting for our normal monthly bills, and the pressure of building up our everyday savings account, the thought of long-term saving is overwhelming. My husband is a risk-taker. He’s comfortable with investing and sees the advantages of long-term saving. I, on the other hand, am not. I want my money in … Continue reading Long-term saving is your friend.
Recently a coworker sent me a study which stated that one in three U.S. adults find their financial situation is worse than they expected it to be. This isn’t surprising to me in the least. I’m currently in that all too common phase of life people face in their 30s: two kids, mortgage, car payments, … Continue reading Less than great expectations.