Mom, You Want Me to Put My Money WHERE?

by Stacy Tharp 1. June 2012
Let's face it - putting money in a savings account isn’t exactly the most exciting thing to do with your hard-earned cash, even for adults.  If you find it difficult to motivate yourself to save, imagine how kids feel about saving.  Here are some tips on how to help motivate your kids to save money and become financially responsible individuals: 1) Give your kids a weekly allowance and help them set a budget. Have your kids agree to an amount that they should save weekly and ... [More]

Traveling Tips: keep the costs low and the fun level high

by Renee' Anderson 21. May 2012
Coming from a large family, vacation budgeting is something I learned young. Vacationing is about spending time with the people we appreciate, not about blowing all your cash in just a few short days. There’s no reason to break the bank over your summer vacation. If you’re traveling with people you enjoy, there’s a cost saver right there. A lot of your entertainment will simply involve playing games, laughing, and unwinding with good company…that’s all FREE!... [More]

Ten Ways to Ease Your Pain at the Pump

by Wade Barnes 30. March 2012
  Gas prices are on the rise yet again, though you probably don’t need us to tell you that because you probably already felt the pain the last time you were at the pump.  Since there doesn’t seem to be any end in sight and buying a new electric car might not be in the picture, we thought we would share some tips to help you conserve gas and save a little extra money. ♦ Plan trips.  It might seem simple, but by combining errands you can save ... [More]


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