Saving

Budget Friendly Birthday Parties

I recently threw a birthday party for my 6-year old. This year, I wanted to invite her classmates and friends...

Saving on School Lunches: 30 Foods that are Surprisingly Good Cold!

In this third, and final, iteration of saving on school lunches we will talk about leftovers. When most of us...

How to Budget and Still Stay Sane

We know the basics of making a budget. Seeing it on paper is one thing. You feel organized, ahead of...

Is a Certificate of Deposit right for you?

A Certificate of Deposit, a.k.a a CD, is a great option to grow your savings, but there are some factors...

Saving on School Lunches Part 1: Are Bento Boxes Right for You?

Shortly before school started a few weeks ago, my husband announced that we would be sending lunches to school with...

Where Does All Of Your Money Go?

I’ve never considered myself to be “rich”, at least as far as money goes.  But since I am now retired...

Parents: Why You Should Start Saving For College Now

Thirty thousand dollars is a lot of money. With that much cash, you could buy a brand new Nissan 370Z...

When Will My College Degree Pay Off?

You planned for college. You and your family saved for college. Maybe now you’re close to graduating from college. So...

How to make the most of your 401(k)

Every so often you probably get an e-mail from your HR or Benefits department with some information about your 401(k)...

Building An Emergency Fund: Getting Started

Building an emergency fund is like eating healthy. It’s good for you long-term and it can help you feel better,...

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