You’ve exhausted all other means to get you through a financial tight spot, and now you’ve decided to go to your family and ask for a loan.
As someone living on a tight post-college budget, I’d like to think that I’m good at stopping myself from spending when I shouldn’t. However, there are days when my resolve is weak and I rationalize buying an overpriced coffee drink or a pair of boots very similar to ones I already own (because I need to have different colors).
Budgeting for a vacation can be hard enough, but is it worth it when you have a baby in the mix? My family proved it is.
Decorating your first apartment can be a challenge. You just spent a ton of money on deposits and other fees, which doesn’t leave you with much cash to furnish the place. Fortunately, second-hand stores are a treasure trove of potential.
After going to my first baseball game at Tiger Stadium in Detroit, Mich., I was hooked. I told my father that I wanted to visit other stadiums to really get a feel for the game, and he provided me with the challenge of a lifetime: Visit all 30 Major League Baseball (MLB) stadiums in the United States and Canada.
News flash: If you’re still buying unhealthy pizzas and burgers instead of salmon and veggies because you think it’s too expensive, you’re wrong….
Before any vacation, you’ll want to take steps to make sure you’re financially prepared for the fun ahead.
First, establish a budget for the…
Anyone keeping tabs on that ticking time bomb known as Social Security knows that its long-term status could be risky at best. But it looks like…
We all know that fruits and vegetables are loaded with properties designed to keep us healthy. But here’s the thing about vegetables: They’re expensive. There’s a reason why Americans spend 23 percent of their grocery budgets on processed foods and sweets, and only 15 percent on fresh produce. It’s more cost-effective to fill up on […]