It’s hard to believe it’s mid-August already, and with that, back to school shopping is in full swing. With the trending #clearthelists movement, as well as for parents wanting to save more money on quality supplies for their children, I wanted to share this post from ChooseFi that I thought were some excellent tips!
Yes, yes, it’s not even the Fourth yet, so you might wonder why bring up Halloween now? Truth is, when it comes to budgeting, you shouldn’t wait until it’s time for the expense to arise. Just like how it can be good practice to budget for the next set of holidays in January. Today we have a guest post from Laura Gariepy of Hi Charlie, that examines six ways to save time and money on Halloween.
Now that the holidays have passed, your credit card bills with your holiday spending may have started to trickle in. Most by now have heard of various debt paydown methods like the snowball and avalanche, both of which have their advantages in their own right.
But could there be a better way, that helps to even make sure you don’t run into late payments any more either?
In our New Year’s podcast, we talked about how this time of year is a great time to start to figure out your New Year’s goals and resolutions. In the financial sense, it can be a huge move, because time is on your side, especially if you have large purchases coming up, that you know you can set aside a certain amount for, like semi-annual car insurance payments, etc.
When it comes to saving for college, it can really do a number on the finances for families. However, when it comes down to it, it can still be a great investment. Jobs of the future are almost a certainty to require a college degree at a minimum. If parents or grandparents have the means to be able to afford to save in advance for college, these tips should help.