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Building a Rainy Day Savings Fund

Building a Rainy Day Savings Fund

If you have one, you will not need to go into debt to handle the monetary emergencies that so frequently pop up.

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Preparing Holiday Meals on a Budget

Preparing Holiday Meals on a Budget

Start by setting a budget of the amount you can afford to spend, and then turn to some creative ideas to stretch your budget and end up with a delicious…

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How Christmas Clubs Get You Ready for Christmas

How Christmas Clubs Get You Ready for Christmas

Instead of going into debt next year, consider opening a Christmas Club account to help you reach your savings goals.

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Budgeting a Savings Plan

Budgeting a Savings Plan

Saving money is not as difficult as you might think. You can save, at least a little, even if you feel that you have few dollars to spare.

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Use Direct Deposit to Build Savings

Use Direct Deposit to Build Savings

Automating your savings might be the key to making sure that you save enough dollars for a rainy day fund.

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Little Cuts to Save You Money

Little Cuts to Save You Money

You might be able to shave hundreds of dollars from your monthly expenses by making simple changes to your spending habits. After you make these little…

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Keep Your Winter Energy Bills Under Control

Keep Your Winter Energy Bills Under Control

Keeping your home comfortable can come at a high cost. Thankfully, there are several strategies you can use to reduce the amount of energy you use and…

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Laddering Strategies for CDs

Laddering Strategies for CDs

What if you want the higher interest rates associated with CDs, but you also want easier access to your cash? You can achieve this with an investment strategy…

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The Wonders of Compounded Interest

The Wonders of Compounded Interest

You might not realize how powerful compounding is and how much more quickly your savings can grow thanks to the financial miracle that is compound interest.

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Cutting the Cable and Saving Money

Cutting the Cable and Saving Money

Cable TV is far from inexpensive. According to figures released by the FCC in May 2014, the average U.S. household paid $63.03 a month for expanded basic…

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