5 Simple Tips for Breaking the Cycle of Debt

You’ve been working on a plan to get debt free but have you considered what you need to do to stop the cycle of debt from repeating itself. Once you have done the necessary work to regain control of your finances, you need to continue to work on staying debt free. Here are some more […]

Do You Really Need Dental Insurance?

There’s no doubt that dental insurance can be expensive. Some plans ask you to pay $40 each month, per family member, and those costs can quickly add up and eat away at your budget. Similarly, dental emergencies can also be expensive. If you don’t have insurance and you develop a cavity and you need a […]

6 Ways to Save Money on Halloween

It’s a fact that kids love Halloween. For one night, they can become animals, celebrities, professionals or ghosts, and they can finally accept candy from strangers without being scolded. The young-at-heart can also celebrate by decorating their homes with ghoulish finesse and rewarding obedient children with treats. All of this fun doesn’t come without a […]

Being Debt Free Just Isn’t Good Enough

This is a guest post by Kevin from DebtEye.  Kevin is the Co-Founder of DebtEye and is a certified credit counselor.  DebtEye provides customers an alternative to expensive third party debt relief companies.  If you’ve completely paid off your credit cards, don’t think you’re in the green.  If you have yet to pay them off, […]

Pet Vaccines: Can Skipping the Shots Really Save You Money?

Most pet owners dread looking into their mailboxes. They know they’ll see a reminder card from the veterinarian, reminding them to bring in Fido or Fluffy for annual vaccines. If you have more than one pet, you may be drowning in these reminder cards. Run a quick search online, and you’ll see many articles suggesting […]

Should You Use Your Fireplace to Heat Your Home?

As the weather cools down, your expenses go up. Heating your home can be incredibly costly, especially if you have an inefficient system or a drafty home. As you look over last year’s bills, you might be tempted to change tactics this year and use your fireplace instead of your furnace. Older homes often have […]

New Dog Owners: 10 Tips To Help You Save

During the spring and summer, children often clamor for new best friends. Small puppies are simply irresistible, and children often envision spending the entire summer helping the dog transition into the household. While adding a dog to your home will certainly impact your budget, it doesn’t have to break the bank. By making smart choices […]

10 Ways to Reduce Your Vegetable Gardening Budget

Growing your own vegetables at home seems, on the surface, like a great way to save money. You’ll spend less at the grocery store and get healthful, tasty vegetables in return. As any gardener will tell you, however, a vegetable garden can quickly become a huge expense. Make the wrong choices, and those tomatoes you’re […]

How to Handle Feelings of Debt Regret

Financial management takes a lot of effort and a lot of heart. Even the most financially-savvy individuals can slip up and let themselves down by doing exactly what they shouldn’t. but living with debt regrets is no way to live and it certainly will not help you move forward. If you have made purchases you […]

Benefits and Drawbacks Of Automating Your Finances

Putting your finances on autopilot can be a great way to streamline the management of your financial affairs. When you automate your finances, you eliminate the middle man (you), essentially moving money from one account to another electronically on a date you determine. This may include direct deposit of your paycheck into deposit accounts or […]