How to Tackle Your Summer Vacation Credit Card Debt

It's easy to rack up credit card debt while on summer vacation. After all, finances are probably the last thing on your mind, and you have a handy credit card in your wallet whenever you need something. You can sit back with a margarita in hand without having to look at that credit card statement ...

Financially Savvy Things to Do During Your First Week of College

The first week of college can be an incredible experience for new students. There are countless people to meet, unfamiliar places to see and new things to do. It's an exciting and unforgettable experience. That first week is also a time of money-saving opportunities. Even though most students have already signed up for their financial aid ...

The “I’m Bad at Money” Person’s Guide to Understanding 401Ks and IRAs

Retirement-specific accounts offer a way for you to get more, whether via an employer contribution (matching 401Ks are a thing), tax-deferred growth, or tax-free withdrawals. Each comes with a financial incentive that makes it far more appealing than an initial plan of saving. But not all of these accounts are created equal. The three retirement savings plans that you’ll ...

Everything New Parents Need to Know About College Savings

You've just ushered a new baby into the world, and are working to get your brain around all that you need to pay for. Diapers. Food. Child care. College. College? It may be nearly two decades away, but thinking about your child's college education now can help you save lots of money for when it's finally time ...

Your Guide to 2018 Father’s Day Sales

This Sunday, June 17th, is Father's day. While we may love to splurge on dad, we still want to find the best deals. Check out this list of Father's Day sales to find that perfect gift to give:   Ace Hardware - Save more than $100 on certain items and between $10 and $30 on many every-day items. The ...