We all have something special we'd like to buy for our home or in life. That old couch that has seen better days in your living room begging for a replacement or a vacation you thought about for a long time but keep pushing off because it is too costly. Paying for these significant expenses can be challenging, but a sinking fund may pave a better way. Sinking funds can be a … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know About a Sinking Fund
Buying a home may be the biggest purchase a person can make. And, with home prices rising, it can also feel intimidating or even impossible, especially for a first-time home. However, there is no need to fret. If you’re wondering how to save for a house, you’re in the right place! Before you start looking for a real estate agent, take some time to self-reflect on your … [Read more...] about How to Save For a House: 10 Ways To Make Your Biggest Purchase Ever!
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In the past 20 years, the cost of attending college has tripled and increased almost 8 times faster than wages. While public higher education is mostly a state responsibility, the federal government does incentivize continuing education through tax deductions and tax credits. To understand how you might take advantage of these tax deductions as a college student or recent … [Read more...] about 7 Tax Deductions and Credits for College Students to Save Money
Dave Ramsey has a lot to say about ideal household budget percentage guidelines. And it's hard to argue with the success he's had in inspiring millions to get out of debt and live within their means. The Dave Ramsey budget percentages are a great tool to get your household budget on track. One of the first steps to budgeting is actually making a budget. Obvious? Yes. But … [Read more...] about Dave Ramsey Budget Percentages [2021 Updated Guidelines]
There are all kinds of personal finance statistics floating around on the internet. It's easy to quote a financial statistic to support almost anything you have to say. In the past few years of researching personal finance, I've read A LOT of statistics. Some come from reliable sources, and some not so much. And many times, the source isn't even quoted - it's just assumed … [Read more...] about Personal Finance Statistics 2021: Shocking Facts on Money, Debt & More
It's MONEY SAVING CHALLENGE time!!! Want to know the cure for insomnia? Try listening to someone talk about budgeting and saving money for more than 5 minutes. It's also a great way to get people to avoid you at parties (ask me how I know). So how do you make saving money fun? You turn it into a: MONEY SAVING CHALLENGE!!! Think of it like CrossFit for your budget. I … [Read more...] about 30 Day Money Saving Challenge [2021 Update]: Save $1,000 in a Month!
While most of us have our own personal and specific financial goals, we also share many common goals and generally want similar outcomes when it comes to money. We want to earn more money. We want to retire at a reasonable age. We want to improve the relationship we have with our money. And we want to find ways to manage our money better and save as much of it as we possibly … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Easily Save Thousands This Fall (Each One Takes Less Than 30 Minutes)
On March 13th, 2020, and the ensuing days that followed - the world and the way in which we lived our daily lives came to a screeching halt because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Over a period of just a few days, things we often took for granted like strolling down the grocery store aisle, walking in a park, going to work, or simply having a nice meal at a restaurant were … [Read more...] about 9 of The Best Delivery Apps – That Just Make Sense
In the first half of 2020, we all witnessed how COVID19 viciously battered all aspects of travel. Canceled flights, empty hotels, and anxiously masked tourists are now considered the new normal. Suffice to say; we live in unprecedented times. As airlines teeter on the edge of collapse, terrified passengers continue to avoid travel altogether. As a consequence, the industry … [Read more...] about Want to Know How to Find Cheap Flights? Read On!