savings

Are You Afraid of Outliving Your Retirement Savings?
Many Americans fear they won’t have enough money to live comfortably during retirement. We explain how avoid outliving your retirement savings.
How to Factor a F#@! Off Fund into Your Budget
You know you need an emergency fund if you want to make the moves you want in life, but how do you establish your financial safety net on a limited budget?
Achieve a selfie-worthy dream retirement
How to Achieve Your Dream Retirement
With all the news these days you may feel like your dream retirement is out of reach, but these 3 steps can put you on the path to retirement perfection.
Save big on your tax refund this year
Tax Refund: 5 Good vs. Better Ways to Use It
If you're receiving a tax refund this year, we have some suggestions on how you can use your refund to advance your financial outlook instead of wasting it.
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 […]

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.
Study Shows That Millennials Develop Their Financial Habits from Friends

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 their friend wear. […]

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 […]

5 Money Management Tips Every Woman Should Know

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 […]

Find cash flow with these alternatives to credit cards
Students Have Alternatives To Credit Cards
If you're worried your college student will run up credit card debt, these alternatives to credit cards may help everyone avoid problems with debt.
Planning for an American Dream Retirement

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 […]

Preparing For Back to School on a Budget

Summer is halfway over, and now is the time to begin planning and making purchases towards your child’s school supply list. It is important, when planning your budget, to prioritize your shopping list by what is needed, and determine with your child or their teacher the items that you can hold off on purchasing until […]

2013 Sales Tax Holiday includes Computers and Tablets

With the start of July, businesses and consumers alike are prepping for the 2013 Sales Tax Holiday. The big newsflash in Florida this year is that computers and tablets under $750 will be included in the tax-free sale. This can yield a great discount (up to $52.50!) to anyone who plans to buy some new […]

How to End a Bad Relationship with Your Credit Card

  Your credit card may be your best friend when it comes to long shopping trips, booking vacations and your weekly manicure and pedicure sessions, but when the end of the month rolls around and your bill comes due, you may realize that your relationship with credit is more toxic than beneficial. A healthy and […]

Welcome Spring! Time to Breathe Fresh Air and Spring Clean Your Finances!

by April Lewis-Parks Technically spring has sprung, but I know that for many of you around the country old man winter is still hanging around… but it is a good idea to start to think about reevaluating your household budget.  Now is a great time to review the different financial products you have and start […]

Set goals for America Saves Week
This America Saves Week: Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically
Our guest poster helps you set a goal, make a plan and save automatically for America Saves Week so you can reach your financial goals this year.