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  1. How much should I be spending on rent?

    Rent is a necessity, but how much should you be spending? For many people across the country, rent is a necessity. Many people do not have the luxury to move back home and live rent-free while you get your finances together. If you are renting for the first time, you might not know what to spend on rent. You don’t…

  2. Consider These Used Cars if You’re Shopping for a New Vehicle

    These used cars shine above the rest. With the economy still on shaky ground due to the pandemic, many more Americans are considering used cars over new models. There are a lot of savings to be had when you choose used over new. Cars depreciate quickly, and the right used car can be a better investment. If you are in…

  3. 5 Ways to Live Large on a Tight Budget

    You can live on a budget and still enjoy life. Many Americans are living on a much tighter budget since the pandemic caused unemployment to skyrocket. If you have had to cut back due to a loss or reduction in income, you might be experiencing  fear of missing out or FOMO. Living on a budget doesn’t mean you have to…

  4. Get Our Monthly Food Budget Guide & Save

    Discover how much to spend on food and stay in budget. These days, every bit of savings helps. Food costs eat away at your bank account. Even if you don’t dine out often, your grocery bill can quickly add up, especially if you don’t go in with a plan. Everything from ingredients for healthy meals to tasty snacks for when…

  5. Diversify Your Earnings While Keeping Your 9 to 5

    How to earn more money while keeping your full-time job. Many people would love to say goodbye to their 9 to 5, but with a year like this one, it can be scary to walk away from a salary and health benefits. Your current employment may not even provide you with enough financial security. Luckily, there are ways to earn…

  6. 5 Financial Resolutions to Make in 2021

    Did you do damage to your finances in 2020? You aren’t alone. With rampant unemployment and many businesses losing revenue due to consequences of the pandemic, many Americans have had to put more expenses on credit, deplete savings or take out loans. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to turn your finances around in 2021 and hit financial…

  7. How to Reduce Rent Before Signing a Lease

    The best time to reduce rent is before you sign your lease. Here’s how. There are benefits to renting an apartment. Unlike a mortgage that locks you into a specific monthly payment for 15 to 30 years, by renting you have the option to move and lower your rent price to something that works with your budget as your finances…

  8. Have An Affordable Thanksgiving with Free Turkey

    Funding Thanksgiving is easier with free turkey from these grocery stores. Thanksgiving will mean a lot more this year as Americans have spent nine months battling COVID-19, state-wide closures, and record unemployment. Throwing the perfect Thanksgiving is challenging under normal circumstances, but budgets are even tighter for many Americans who lost their jobs due to the pandemic. The current U.S….