Category Archives: Financial Education

Learn How to Snowball Your Way Out of Debt

Paying off credit cards systematically could get you out of debt faster. You’ve been faithfully paying on your credit cards for years, but you still haven’t made a dent. Maybe you’ve thought about contacting a credit counselor or debt settlement … Continue reading

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Big-Money Bargains Year-Round

Get the best prices on big-ticket items by shopping at the right time. Even shopping has a season. Learn the best times to buy these items throughout the year. Appliances: September and holiday weekends. In the fall, new models are … Continue reading

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Protect Your Identity During the Holidays

How to reduce risks to your identity when shopping online. The holiday season is in full swing, and retailers are doing whatever they can to attract online shoppers—free shipping, easy returns, coupons and bargains. It’s no wonder, with U.S. online … Continue reading

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5 Things You’re Paying More for (and Price-Friendly Alternatives)

Combat sticker shock with these savvy shopping tips. If you consider yourself a frugal consumer who is always on the lookout for a good sale or discount opportunity, you should also pay attention to prices that are on the rise. … Continue reading

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Take a Home Inventory

Knowing the contents of your home is more valuable than you think. You purchase insurance to be ready for anything, but to be truly prepared and fully covered, you need to know what you’re insuring at home. Sure, you could … Continue reading

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Are Retail Cards Worth It?

Four questions to ask before signing up for that retail store credit card. “Want to save an additional 15 percent on your purchase today by signing up for our store card?” It’s the eternal question for retail shoppers these days. … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy: It’s Good for Everyone

Quick tips on how you can take charge of your own financial planning. The financial world we live in can seem overwhelming at times. However, our finances directly affect the quality of our life and those of our loved ones, … Continue reading

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