The holidays are a busy time of year, there’s no doubt about it. Between preparing for travel, decorating our homes, and finishing up end-of-year tasks at work it can be hard to find the time to finish up our shopping. Unfortunately, this usually leads to last-minute shopping and, subsequently, overspending. Luckily, I’ve compiled this .….
Living in tough economic times, many people look towards education as a means to improve their financial situation. Their hope, understandably so, is that a better degree will lead to a better paycheck and, for the most part, they’re right. The average monthly earnings of young adults with master’s degrees rose 23% between 1984 .….
Let’s be honest: flying during the holidays is a struggle. As much as we might enjoy reconnecting with our families, the process of actually getting to them can be a huge challenge. This can be especially true when you’re on a tight budget. With round-trip tickets costing hundreds of dollars, it can be difficult .….
The weather has grown colder, newspapers are packed to the brim with Black Friday circulars, and everyone’s Halloween candy is long gone. Yes, Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and while it will be nice to spend some time with family, it can be hard to forget how much this holiday is can cost us. .….
With the sun still shining, it is hard to even imagine that winter is just around the corner! That said, the warm weather shouldn’t keep you from preparing for the cold months ahead. When you consider snow storms and removal, heating bills and holiday shopping, winter can prove to be the costliest time of .….