save money

7 Ways to Automate Your Savings

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 to saving money […]

DIY Thursdays: How to DIY and SAVE at the Same Time

DIY projects all have the hidden agenda of saving you money. When you begin to take a look at your finances, chances are that you will begin to see exactly how much you are overpaying for everyday conveniences. From ordering take out a few time a week to paying for a cleaning service, making things […]

Strategize for America Saves Week
5 Easy Ways to Get Involved in America Saves Week and Save Successfully
America Saves Week is the perfect opportunity to check your savings and brush up on your saving strategy so you can reach your financial goals.
America Saves Week helps you set goals
This America Saves Week: Take Action to Improve Your Financial Situation
It's that time of year again! America Saves Week is the best opportunity to review your saving strategy and recommit yourself to saving money effectively.
Participating in America Saves Week
Are you Participating in America Saves Week?
We have the details on all of the events you can participate in for America Saves Week to improve your own personal saving strategy and reach your goals.
A Guide for Women on Saving Money While Buying a Car

By Nik Donovic More than half of all vehicle purchases in the United States are made by women, and a whopping 95% of them list safety as their most important consideration when buying a car. Women seem to understand that safety features not only help drivers avoid car accidents, but they also help minimize injury […]

Ways to Lower Your Child Care Costs

Did you know that most parents end up spending between $15,000 and $30,000 each year for child care expenses? In most American cities, parents can end up spending more than $30,000 for a full time nanny or two children attending a high-quality day care center. Even those well-planned date nights can add up if you […]

DIY Thursday: Do-It-Yourself Beauty Treatments

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 drops of peppermint […]

DIY Thursdays: Do-It-Yourself Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Today is Halloween and there are only a few hours left until you are supposed to take your children out trick-or-treating or attend that annual Halloween party. Are you one of the many Americans that waited until the last minute to get your costume? If so then you are in luck, here is a+ list […]

Ways To Save Money On Your Dry Cleaning

Professional dry cleaning bills can be quite costly, and if you are of the many American’s that make regular weekly drop off and pick up trips to the cleaners, then you are draining your finances. Rather than giving it up, here are a few budget-friendly tips that you should follow to save on your monthly […]

Frugal and Fierce: How to Save Money on Halloween Costumes

Fall marks the beginning of the holiday season and the holiday season means heavy spending and perhaps overspending. But as Halloween draws near, it is hard to believe that an average Halloween costume for a child costs close to $30. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), Americans will spend $2.6 billion on costumes this […]

Reduce in retirement to save big
Five Expenses To Reduce In Retirement
Seniors living on a fixed income face increased risk of financial distress. If you take steps to reduce in retirement and cut costs then you can get ahead.
Energy bills heat up with summer temperatures
Keeping Your Energy Bills Low this Summer
With temperatures on the rise for summer, you can expect your energy bills to increase as well, but these tips can help you keep utility costs low.
Saving Money on a Limited Income

One of the most common reasons many people cite for failing to save money is that they make too small a salary to devote anything additional to a savings account. While stretching a small income can be challenging, it’s not impossible, and individuals who want to build a stronger financial foundation that gives them more […]

Frugal Ways to Get in Shape for Summer

  Staying in shape while remaining fiscally healthy can be one of the most frustrating acts to balance when you’re trying to live on a budget. In order to stay healthy, you typically must shell out more money for fruits and veggies, which are notably more expensive than frozen dinners and quick and convenient processed […]

5 Last Minute Tax Tips for 2013

, CPA Are you one of the millions of Americans who haven’t filed (or even started) your taxes yet? With the April 15th tax filing deadline less than two weeks away, here’s some last minute tax advice for you. Stop Procrastinating. Resist the temptation to put off your taxes until the very last minute. Our […]

Developing a Summer Budget

The warm weather is starting to set in, and after a long winter season, you might already be planning an exotic getaway or compiling a list of fun summer events. Before you start making reservations and buying event tickets, there is one more pesky little detail to attend to: your budget. A money management plan […]

Best and Worst Things to Buy in April

April is here, and if you’re stuck indoors waiting out showers that will bring May flowers, consider it a blessing: You’ll have an excuse to devote more time to shopping around for the best deals online! In an effort to guide you towards savvy purchases, we dug through the dealnews archives from years past to […]

Shopping wisely for summer
Shopping Wisely Can Lead to Thousands in Savings
Summer costs can get pricey and wind up as credit card debt if you don't plan carefully. We offer tips on shopping wisely for summer to stay on budget.
Americans Still Splurging on Purchases: Are You One of Them?

Completely overhauling poor financial habits and going cold turkey on your favorite purchases is no easy feat, but in your infinite wisdom you may likely realize that making significant financial changes is important to your future. Despite this recognition, studies show that many people are not only falling into a worsening financial situation, but also […]