I’m going to divide this holiday into three parts: the prep, the event, and the aftermath, and offer some ideas for how to make each leg of your Thanksgiving journey a little more affordable.
Life insurance belongs in your portfolio of coverages, and it doesn’t need to be as confusing as some people make it out to be.
Most every working parent has experienced the highs and lows of blending two schedules that seem to be at constant odds. There’s no foolproof plan for it, but a mindful approach can help you live the full, satisfying life you desire.
Here are 8 ways you can start saving money tomorrow. Some might save you a lot, others just a few dollars, but a few dollars saved every week for a few months can equal a plane ticket.
I love to save money. The sites on this list have different strengths and weaknesses, and knowing what those are will help as you look to find the best deals.
Before putting rings on fingers and exchanging vows, I urge you to talk about the important - and unavoidable - topics that life has waiting for you and your bride or groom.
Planning for future spending is hard. For most people, making decisions a week in advance creates a lot of stress, let alone a month or a year down the line.
The best way to survive the holidays and enjoy them to the fullest is planning ahead and being prepared. I’m ready to start talking about Christmas and I want you to join me.
While holiday travel will always be expensive, there are a few ways you can soften the blow and avoid driving yourself into massive debt.
Getting married is one of the biggest decisions a person can make. In fact, it just might be the biggest decision; with marital commitment comes dozens of other massive decisions, such as kids, cars and living arrangements.
2019 will arrive before you know it, and then it will be time to pack your bags and enjoy a vacation that makes all your hard work worth the effort. Instead of daydreaming about a nice day on the beach, let’s skip right to the planning stage and look at 10 spots to put on your destination wishlist.
When do you need to start teaching your kids about money? When is it too early to teach about debt? When is it too late to go over the basics of investing?
Before you think about saving for college, paying for preschool and taking your child on his or her first trip to the beach, you have to pay for (and survive) the first couple months. I’ve heard people talk about spending $50,000 in the first 18 months, which sounds a bit excessive, but isn’t really that hard to do.
Of all the touchy subjects, money is one of the touchiest. Everything from how much you make to what you buy feels very personal, and opening up about financial matters can be really difficult for a lot of people. Keeping this information close to the vest isn’t necessarily bad, it’s just one of those societal realities we deal with…