Ask Yourself These Questions Before Your Next Big Purchase

April 12, 2012

┬áby April Lewis-Parks It’s happened before and it’ll happen again. You’re shopping for a new belt or accessory and suddenly you see something you’re sure you can’t live without. Before you know, you’ve made a credit card splurge or dipped into your “for emergencies only” fund to cover the costs. Breaking down and making impulse […]


Recover from ‘Budgeting Burnout’

March 6, 2012

by April Lewis-Parks Living on a budget is one of the most effective ways to save money, keep debt under control, and accomplish your goals. But let’s be honest, budgeting may also require you to make sacrifices like cutting back on your morning lattes, lunches out or saying no to fun trips with your friends. […]