Why Saving for Retirement Is More Important Than Saving for College

Many of us don’t have the money to put away for both retirement and college expenses for our kids. You can choose to put a little in each account or you can choose one account to fund. The truth is your money should be placed into a retirement account rather than a college savings account […]

4 Ideas for a College Care Package

Your little ones are all grown up and have gone off to college. You want to send them something to make college life a bit easier. But what do you send? There are so many great care packages you can build for your children or grandchildren. It might be something to remind them of home […]

How to Save Money at Six Flags Over Texas

We just finished a wonderful spring break with my boys, and one of the reasons it was so fun was that we spent three days at Six Flags Over Texas, making it seem like we went on vacation even though it was more like a staycation. Problem is, Six Flags can get really expensive fast. […]

5 Ideas to Simplify Your Life

Wouldn’t it be nice if we had more time to spend with our families? Wouldn’t you love a free minute to curl up with a good book? You can easily make the most of your time by working to simplify your life. Whether it’s creating a snack and lunch station for your kids or adopting […]

5 Tricks to Save Money When You Buy a Used Car

Just because you’re buying a used car, doesn’t mean you should pay the sticker price. Many used car lots expect shoppers to haggle for a lower price and accordingly price cars higher than what they’re worth. Of course, that’s not the only tactic you can use to save money. Whether you go in knowing the […]

5 Tricks to Stretch Your Grocery Budget

One of the largest expenses of many families is groceries. Feeding a family can be very expensive. Some families spend $800 to $1000 on food each month. If you want to make the most of your money, there are ways to stretch your food budget. Whether you clip coupons or turn leftovers into new meals, […]

How to Create a Budget {when you don’t know how to get started}

Whether you’ve just moved out on your own or are having to watch what you spend for the first time, you may not know where to begin to create a budget. However, taking the time to learn can make a huge difference in your life and help you create a better future for yourself and […]


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