New Year

New Year, New Look: Decorating Your Home on a Budget

If you’re like most people, a New Year is an exciting time because of all the possibilities that lie ahead. Most women vow to spend more time at the gym and less time on the couch, or spend their money in meaningful ways, rather than frivolously. Another common goal that many frugal women focus on […]

9 Ways to Save on Gym Memberships

If you’ve made your list of New Year’s resolutions, getting fit (or some variation thereof) is likely among your top five goals. Gyms and fitness clubs anticipate and even capitalize on this common resolution by offering deals on new memberships, including waived initiation fees and low introductory rates. As tempting as these offers may be, […]

Look And Feel Fabulous on a Dime

The New Year is here and everyone wants to look and feel their best while they accomplish their resolutions. The problem is that between gym memberships, eating organically and adopting a new wardrobe, your available funds might not match with your health, wellness and beauty goals. The good news is that with a little creative […]

New Year, New Life: Keeping Your Resolutions in 2013

The New Year is upon us, and that means a new list of goals to accomplish. Although New Year’s resolutions can seem outdated and cheesy most people secretly make them and they can be a great way to start the year.  If the resolution list you made last year is yellowing in your bottom bedside […]

Festive Affordably: How to Ring in the New Year

By April Lewis Parks The final chapter of the holiday season — New Year’s – is just a few days away! After spending bundles of money on gifts, charitable donations, parties and meals it is a good idea to have a fiscally conservative New Year plan, while still having a blast. Instead of going out […]

Develop a Plan to Prevent Overspending This Holiday Season

The holiday season is almost here. While spending time with friends and family often makes many people excited about the start of holiday festivities, the cost of purchasing gifts, food, decorations and other items can be high. People who don’t develop a money management plan may find themselves turning to credit cards or their savings […]

Feng Shui Your Home on a Budget

It’s the start of a new year, and what better way to begin 2012 than with a newly decorated home? Your home is your personal space and decorating it to your tastes and style can provide you more comfort and a fresh attitude as the year kicks off. Redecorating your home doesn’t have to involve […]

7 Ways to Bring in the New Year for Less

The final chapter of the holiday season — New Year’s — is only three days away! After spending bundles of money on holiday gifts, parties, and meals, a lot of people want fun ways to bring in the New Year while staying under budget.  Instead of the traditional expensive club scene or dinning at a […]

Finding the perfect (affordable) dress for New Year’s Eve

It’s the end of another year and time to say goodbye to the negative events (breakups, job loss, money problems) of the past year and look forward the great opportunities next year has to offer (promotions, new experiences, financial independence). So when the clock strikes midnight and you prepare for the year ahead, what better […]

Tackling New Year’s Resolutions to Become Debt Free

It is a new year and we are filled with hope at what the next twelve months will bring. Now it is time to start again and accomplish some of the things we may not have done last year, or perhaps take our lives in a whole new direction. Money is always one of those […]

Combine Money and Life-Style for Your New Year Resolution

 By Kathryn Katz New Year’s resolutions inspire brazen propositions regarding life style or financial transformations – lose 50 pounds; or pay off all credit card debt. And the success rate is dubious. So why not try a healthy combination? According to a recent survey by TD Ameritrade 27% of those polled said they are less likely […]

Five Financial New Year’s Resolutions to Think About Today

  Here are 5 suggestions that you may want to consider implementing in 2011. Now is the time to get control of your finances, and take that first step down the path to financial fitness. Why not start this next year off on the right financial foot? 1. Spend less than you make. Just like […]