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.”
April 1, 2016
Having an emergency savings fund is essential – particularly if you want to make a major change in your life like telling your boss that you quit or jumping ship on a bad live-in relationship. Here’s how you can actually generate the funds to tell people to f#@! off.
January 30, 2015
With all of the news reports these days about delayed retirement and seniors working after 67, you may think it’s impossible to achieve your retirement dreams, but taking these three steps could be key to putting on a path to the retirement you always dreamed about.
April 2, 2014
If expect to receive a tax refund this year from your annual income taxes, we have five good and better suggestions on how you can use that money to get ahead and improve your financial situation. Don’t waste this chance to give a much needed boost to your finances and budget.
February 28, 2014
By Meg Favreau Anybody who has ditched plans to eat a salad to scarf down a plate of nachos instead (like I did, um, yesterday) can tell you that even though we humans usually know what’s best for us, it’s sometimes difficult to actually do the right thing. This is especially true when it comes […]
February 26, 2014
It’s America Saves Week again, making it the perfect time to brush up on your saving strategy so you can actually reach your financial goals. Our guest poster Katie Bryan offers five ways to get involved in America Saves Week so you can get on the right financial path.
February 25, 2014
America Saves Week helps you assess your savings and set goals for the year. Our guest poster Katie Bryan is back with five goals you should plan to save for, along with two tips to help you save more effectively. Use Katie’s advice to craft a new saving strategy for this year!
February 24, 2014
In case you missed it, it’s America Saves Week again and to help you mark the occasion, we have a list of ways you can participate in America Saves events this week. These events will help you get goals, plan and saving effectively for your future.
December 2, 2013
By April Lewis-Parks Are you a millennial? Did you know that 78 percent of twenty-five to thirty-four year olds look to their friends’ financial habits when determining their own? Instead of doing their own research and finding out what financial habits best work for them, they try to emulate their friends’ lifestyle. They wear what […]
November 7, 2013
By Jessica Williams Don’t have the time or money to take a spa day. That’s fine. We are bringing the spa to you with these easy to follow at-home beauty treatments. 1. Honey Hair Conditioner Ingredients: • 1 ripe persimmon • 1 sprig of rosemary • ¼ cup of almond or olive oil • 4 […]
September 27, 2013
By Luna Jaffe While women are earning bigger paychecks and many consider themselves their family’s Chief Financial Officer, nearly half fear they’ll end up broke and homeless and 54 percent feel alienated by a financial industry they say is male oriented. The Great Recession prompted more women to get involved in financial matters, but more […]
August 21, 2013
Giving a college student a credit card may just as well be handing them a loaded gun. Not all of them will abuse it, but you’re just asking for trouble. With that in mind, our Queen Bee, April Lewis-Parks has four helpful alternatives to credit cards for keeping your college student solvent.
August 7, 2013
By Ginny Grimsley ‘Financial Engineer’ Shares 4 Secrets Everyone Should Know It’s no wonder baby boomers worry about outliving their retirement savings. One out of four 65-year-olds today can expect to live past 90, and if they’re married, one of every four will live even longer. With 10,000 boomers turning 65 every day, it’s a […]