Maintaining your wallet

Have you heard the motto “be prepared”? 1,000 wallets and purses are stolen every two minutes. While it’s smart to be concerned with online security, 76% of identity thefts result from the theft of something physical, like a wallet. People carry way too much stuff in their wallets, handing their entire lives over to identity …

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Last minute seasonal shopping tips

If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet, don’t panic. If you have gifts to purchase, there are still plenty of opportunities to find great deals and get discounts. Since you’re working on a tight time frame, it can be tempting to grab the first thing you see and buy it, even if it’s not wallet-friendly. Before …

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Enforcing new money habits

With the dawning of a New Year, everyone starts the year fired up about your New Year’s money resolutions. Kicking bad money habits would be more beneficial than kicking bad lifestyle habits, though you may feel that you will only be able to stick with your money goal for an average of six weeks before …

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Easy and budget friendly Secret Santa gift ideas

When you’re a youngster, December is a marvelous month, when colorful presents begin appearing beneath the shimmering Christmas tree. When you’re an adult, the holidays can be a decidedly less magical time, when roads are blocked, shopping malls crowd and your office runs a Secret Santa gift exchange. Though designed to be lighthearted and uplifting, gift exchanges …

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