By choosing local and independent businesses, you not only enjoy a more personal experience, you strengthen your community! Here are four good reasons to shop local…
Are you or someone you know afraid to use credit cards? Sure, these types of financial products come with a series of necessary cautions, but overall they are safe and can actually enhance your financial life. Continue reading to learn three reasons you should put purchases, big and small, on your credit card!
The convenience of shopping online is irresistible. You can do all of your shopping from your easy chair and wait for the boxes to arrive. However, while you are avoiding the stress of shopping centers and holiday parking, remember to stay vigilant as a way to prevent holiday headaches from online fraud and identity thieves. Continue reading to learn a few tips that will help you avoid scams this holiday season, directly from our guest blogger, Sarah Mitchell, SeaComm Risk Manager!
Thanksgiving is a time for reflecting on what you’re grateful for, spending time with family, and staying within budget while preparing the biggest meal of the year! Continue reading to learn 6 simple tips that will help you celebrate this holiday without emptying your wallet.
November brings Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With these four days, comes amazing sales and deals for the frugal shopper! Continue reading to discover the four best things you can purchase this month, for a great price!
Have you noticed how much of your budget you spend on groceries and dining out? Food tends to be a significant expense for most families and households, but there are a variety of ways to make it more affordable. Continue reading to discover 5 simple ways you can save money on food purchases!
This is an expensive time of year for most parents. With back-to-school season just around the corner, you might be thinking about emptying your wallet on school supplies and new clothing. Through our research, we have found some simple tips that will help you navigate the back-to-school season, without having to empty your wallet!
Shopping at your local dollar store is a great way to stay within budget. Many people aren’t aware that their products are comparable to what you will find in other stores, for a fraction of the price. Continue reading to learn 7 of the best items to buy from the dollar store.
The lessons that our parents have taught us are rarely forgotten – forever ingrained in our minds, and still useful whenever we need them. The one aspect of life that these lessons and morals are still applicable to is finance. Here are 5 lessons our parents taught us about money, which still apply in adulthood!
Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t require an immense amount of skill to become a professional couponer. With a little patience and a touch of savviness, you’ll be clipping coupons and saving money before you know it. To get started on your successful journey of couponing, check out these beginner’s tips.
Have you ever thought about keeping a spending journal? I’ll admit, when I first heard of this method of budgeting, I was apprehensive – I couldn’t imagine investing a large portion of my time to track every dollar spent. But in reality, the introduction of this journal has allowed me to reevaluate my spending habits, saving money and avoiding unnecessary purchases. Here are some tips to maintain a successful spending journal.