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 […]

How to Put Money in Savings When You’re Broke

We all know the value of a savings account. It can mean the difference between having the money for an unneeded expense or having to use a credit card and go deeper in debt. Finding the money to save can be hard when you’re broke. Thankfully, there are things you can do. Whether you sell […]

New Year’s Savings Challenge

We all have high hopes for better finances in the New Year. Unfortunately, our goals are often so ambitious that it’s easy to become frustrated and give up. That’s why many people choose the 52 Week Savings Challenge. This has become the most popular New Year savings challenge and with good reason. Not only is […]

Five Reasons It’s Not Too Late to Start Your Nest Egg

Time flies when we’re having fun, as the saying goes. Too many of us come face to face with the reality of this old saying when we wake up one day and discover it’s our 50th birthday. That’s generally around the time we start to think more about what we want to do in our […]

5 Ways to Save Money for Christmas Shopping

Some of us don’t have all year to save up for Christmas. That means you may start to worry about how you’re going to pay for the gifts, meals, entertaining, travel, etc. Don’t worry. There are ways to save money for Christmas shopping, even if you only have a couple months left to shop. Let’s […]

How to Quickly Build an Emergency Fund

You never know when the unexpected is going to occur. That’s why it’s essential to have an emergency fund. Some financial experts recommend having a savings account that could cover your expenses for three to six months. For the purpose of this article, we’re going to focus on just getting started with a $1,000 balance. […]

6 Tricks to Boost Your Savings

If your savings account seems to be on the lower side, or completely empty, you may feel helpless. The good news is there are ways to boost your savings. Whether you work to pay off debt or take on odd jobs, you can grow your savings account into a healthy amount. Pay Off Debt First […]

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