Miss Money Bee is a personal finance blog that helps household decision makers – specifically women and moms – to make smart financial choices in their everyday lives. Whether you need debt and credit management advice or seasonal budgeting tips, we’ve got you covered!
August 12, 2016
School will soon be in session but it still isn’t too late to get some back-to-school shopping and marketing tips. Although it isn’t the biggest shopping season, Americans will spend billions on back-to-school shopping this year. Check out The Shelf’s Infographic for tips on how to “rock your back to school sales and marketing.”
The True Cost to Tie the Knot
The cost of an average wedding now tops $30,000 but that’s only if you pay for everything in cash. We break down each type of expense you’ll encounter as you tie the knot to see what happens to the total cost if you put the purchases on a credit card with 15% APR and make only minimum payments.
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August 19, 2016
Ilma had always suffered with back pains but her plans to exit the workforce came much sooner than expected. Blindsided, she was forced to leave the job she loved, which cut down her income. Without the regular paychecks, Ilma used credit cards to cover daily expenses like food. Burdened, she reached out to a company that had helped her niece get out of debt. Consolidated Credit helped Ilma too.
August 15, 2016
For many Americans, their biggest fear is outliving their money. And many are also afraid of working through retirement. But John Eikenberry, president of Eikenberry Retirement Planning, a wealth-management firm and a 68 year old who remained on the job beyond retirement, says working in retirement can be both financially and physically rewarding. Eikenberry outlines some advantages of working through retirement including his own experience.
August 5, 2016
The Rio Summer Olympic games are here. While many will sit this one out for whatever reason or reasons, others will brave the Zika virus alarm to be there in person. But whether you’re traveling to Rio or watching the games from the comfort of your own home, it’s important to budget carefully to avoid overspending and debt. Check out this Infographic by Consolidated Credit for what you need to know about enjoying this year’s games without busting your budget.