According to the latest USDA figures, Americans today spend about 7% of their budget on food at home, while a record 47 million Americans received food stamps in 2013. If you’ve ever felt the pinch of a ballooning grocery bill, here are some simple ways to cinch your spending the …keep reading
Tired of lugging around a wallet and cell phone? Take heart: new apps and organizational tools can help ease your load. With a few safety precautions, it’s easier than ever to just grab one device and go.
Mobile Wallets, A Growing Trend
Mobile wallets are relatively …keep reading
Most people know that a wise financial plan starts with saving more and spending less. But there’s more to it than that. How we handle our money can also affect our happiness, according to researchers in the field of positive psychology. Certain purchases give people a bigger emotional boost than …keep reading
Minding the calendar can save you money on everything from cars to cookware. Here’s a roundup:
Starting in September, car dealers need to make room for next year’s models, which means buyers of this year’s cars and trucks can see discounts as high as …keep reading
All parents want their kids to be smart with money. Giving your children an allowance is one way to teach them to save for long-term goals like a bike or a smartphone. Unfortunately, according to the American Institute of Certified Financial Planners (AICFP), only one percent of surveyed families say …keep reading