Taking a CLEP test saved me a lot of time and money on a college degree. Here’s how CLEP exams work, the biggest pros & cons of taking CLEP tests, and what you need to know before you take a CLEP test for college credits.
Whether it be because of employment circumstances, moving, or another personal situation, living in extended stay motels could be the affordable housing solution you’re looking for! Cheap extended stay hotels can be comfortable and practical — for yourself or your entire family — as temporary housing for a few months. Here’s what it’s like living in a motel, how much it costs, and how to find monthly hotel rentals that meet your needs best.
Before storing valuables in a bank safe deposit box, here are 5 pros + 5 cons about safety deposit boxes. Plus what you should AND shouldn’t keep there.
If you’re closing a credit card, make sure you follow these steps or your credit rating could be affected. Here’s how to cancel a credit card properly.
We are in the process of buying a new car. It’s been awhile since we’ve purchased a new vehicle, so I set out to do some research first. I’m sharing the info here, with the hope that it will be helpful to others who are also in the market to buy a new or used vehicle.
Roommates can make a lot of things easier including making it easier to pay your monthly house payment! However, roommates aren’t for everyone. Here are some things to think about before you try to find a roommate.
Many people don’t understand the causes of homelessness and can find themselves quickly in this position. While you may have to give up your house and life as you know it, here are some awesome homeless prevention tips for you. Here are 7 ways to lower your housing costs.
I learned a lot from my parents about money. Or rather, I should say, I learned about how NOT to handle money. My plan is to NOT pass these financial disorders on to my own kids. Here are all the best tips for teaching kids about money.
Common sense tells us that it’s cheaper to pay in cash than with credit cards and loans. But just how much cheaper is a cash payment? Here are some interesting facts to get you thinking about using cash whenever possible with some helpful tips thrown in about credit calculators and some fun cash trivia.
Do you have one credit card JUST for emergencies? Here’s what really qualifies as an emergency — what you should and should not use your credit card for.
Comparing auto insurance quotes online enables you to sit comfortably at the computer where, in a matter of minutes, you can narrow your options down to the point where you are confident that you’ve met your needs at the most reasonable price.
Experts tell us that the best way to stay out of financial trouble is to live within our means. Right? But there’s ‘living within your means’ and then there’s ‘living below your means’. Which boat are you in? Here are great tips that will help!
I remember a time when I had no idea how auto insurance rates were calculated. I needed coverage and paid whatever I was asked. I realized I was spending more than necessary when I looked into low-cost auto insurance and I’m sharing what I found out about how rates are determined and sharing some tips for getting the lowest auto insurance rates available to you.
If you’re a member of Gen Y, and you don’t have a savings account, then you probably don’t even care! Generation Y seems to be experiencing a quarter life crisis. Here’s what that means now… and for your future.
Want to become a millionaire? Here’s the profile of the typical millionaire. It’s a great list of things to strive for, and traits that you can actually achieve yourself.
These days, your best financial move is to find your own creative ways to save money on the home mortgage. In effect, cheap mortgages are easier to come by than you might think. You just need to do a few things differently.
Are you all set to sell your gold jewelry and or coins as scrap? You should reconsider doing so because this is not the best way to get the best price for your gold.
Do you have a mound of holiday debt that you have no idea how you’re going to pay off? Consider these 7 tips to get out of holiday debt fast!
Are you worried about being prepared for a financial emergency? Here’s how to conduct a financial fire drill so you won’t get caught off guard — financially speaking. Plus tips for setting up an Emergency Fund and an Opportunity Fund to give yourself some cushion in your family budget.
In this economy, the rules about how to handle your money & funds have changed. It used to be thought that investing in stocks and other types of investments and then sitting on them was the way to go. However, investing your money & funds that way can actually lead to financial disaster.
Is the cost of raising your family overwhelming? There’s a lot of great advice for parents out there. Some of the best tips are summarized here — including how to feed your kids healthier meals & snacks for less money.
Believe it or not, there are quite a few ways that you can save money painlessly, and still be able to cover your basic expenses. Not only is it painless, but it’s easy!
How to simplify your investments if you have multiple accounts.
I am a big fan of using a budget worksheet for my personal and business expenses. I am so much more organized and know exactly what’s coming in and what money is going out by using a free budget planner. There are so many to choose from, so I am giving you a list to see which is the best fit for you and ou started!then step-by-step instructions to get y
These college students money saving tips help college students get a handle on their money now, so they don’t go horribly into debt into debt in the future.