Saving Money Tips
May 23, 2013
I recently came across the following quote on Tumblr, attributed to Socrates: "He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature."
Now, I've been doing really well with sticking to a strict budget for a...
May 22, 2013
When I was in college, I learned quickly how easily it was to buy the things I wanted thanks, in part to credit cards. I was a 20-year-old with very little income and a lot of wants.
I wanted to eat outside of the cafeteria. I certainly...
May 21, 2013
When we first started off on our journey to pay down $40,000 in debt — a combination of car loans, credit cards and...
May 16, 2013
I shared last month about how I became a pro at flexing my credit card muscle while in college. Some go to college to learn...
May 15, 2013
Sometimes there must be a sense of urgency to accomplish a goal. For example, my parents, sisters, nieces and other family members have banded together to...
May 13, 2013
As I’ve been settling into life as a homeowner (spoiler: it’s expensive), I’ve thought a lot about my spending habits. There’s still...
May 13, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Retailers know exactly how to lure shoppers into stores, from glitzy sale posters to endless advertisements and social media postings.
For consumers, the goal...
May 10, 2013
Relocating frequently certainly has its downfalls, but recently I discovered an unexpected perk: I consume (and therefore spend) a lot less...
May 9, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — For you parents of high schoolers entering the last summer before kids head off to college, it's a bittersweet moment. You’re excited they’re about to embark on a...
May 8, 2013
My mother recently learned how to play Solitaire, the one-person card game, and often plays online for extended periods. But every so often she gets stumped and will call me with a question; she now refers to me as her solitaire coach.