Yet another article confirms what I’ve always suspected about the relationship between how you “feel” about debt and motivation to be debt-free: Until you get mad about your debt, it’s tough to make the necessary changes and sacrifices.
A large unexpected expense or a sudden drop in your income can leave you searching for quick access to cash. After watching a commercial full of friendly smiling faces, you may consider picking up your car keys and running down to your local payday or title loan company to get the cash you need. STOP!
You do not have to be a “pro” or an extreme couponer to save money on your purchases. Using a coupon is as simple as handing it to the cashier at the time you check out. With many people feeling financially strapped due to the rising cost of food, gas, and, well, everything these days, coupons can help you keep a few extra bucks in your wallet. Here are some coupon basics to help you save some green. Continue reading
“Where did all my money go?” “How did I go through my paycheck already?” Often times, we find ourselves staring at our bank account balance wide-eyed wondering what we spent our money on. Wondering where our money went is often a warning sign letting us know that we need to regain control of our financial situation. So how do we figure out where our money is going? Continue reading