Everybody faces unexpected expenses from time to time. Some people have an emergency fund in place to quickly handle the situation, and others turn to credit. There are some occasions, however, where a person has nowhere to turn. Lacking an … [Read more...] about 8 Rules To Borrowing Money To Friends And Family
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Does it seem to anyone else that tip jars are showing up in more and more places these days? While I generally have no problem giving a tip to someone working in the service industry for a job well done, it seems harder and harder to determine when … [Read more...] about Tipping Adventures: The Car Wash
My 2015 tax returns have been filled out, submitted and accepted - I used TurboTax. It feels good to be able to put a check mark next to that on the todo list, and now we can all just forget about taxes for a whole year, right? Maybe … [Read more...] about If You Owed The IRS This Year, The Time To Take Action Is NOW!
In just over a week, my family and I will be packing our bags, loading up the van and driving to Florida for a vacation. Since we don't have unlimited funds, we've been saving money for months to pay for our trip. Budgeting our trip to fit … [Read more...] about Do Not Forget About These 6 Vacation Expenses!
When interest rates are low, 0% introductory rate credit card offers come out to play. Borrowing money is cheap for banks, which they pass along to consumers to entice them to use lines of credit. The goal of the credit card companies is … [Read more...] about Have You Noticed Credit Card Offers Are Changing?
Sometimes dreams are bigger than budgets. Whether itâ€™s houses, vacations, special parties, fashionable styles or home improvements, costs add up quickly. But hereâ€™s a twist: Try renting. You get what you need for a fraction of the purchase … [Read more...] about 6 Times When Renting Is Better Than Buying