We can all fall victim to believing certain money myths here and there, but when you’re a parent taking care of a family it can carry a heavier weight. Sticking to a budget, saving money and cutting down on spending will hopefully allow you and your family to be financially stable. However, believing some of these money myths can harm … Read more
College is supposed to be the best years of your life, right? There’s the parties, the friends, the activities, the independence, the new experiences, oh and of course the large debt you’re racking up right at the same time. So while you are enjoying these years—and trust me, they are worth it—there are a few things you can do to … Read more
So the last four years of your life flew by and now you’re a college graduate. It is the most exciting and terrifying time in your life taking responsibility for yourself and your personal finances, and you need to be smart about how you handle your money. I am graduating in December and the thought of supporting myself is the … Read more
Starting a new job is exciting for a lot of reasons – new people, new opportunities, a new location, new challenges, and maybe even a pay increase. However, one of the best things about starting a full time job at a large organization, is the benefits package and job perks that come along with employment.
In a culture where consumerism is king and instant gratification is the norm, frugality is often looked down upon. When people think of frugality, they often think of people living in drab, poorly-furnished rooms with the heat turned off, cut off from the pleasures of life because they can’t bring themselves to spend money.