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There are dozens of budgeting apps out there these days: Mint, EveryDollar, YNAB, and PocketGuard, just to name a few. While...


Tags: Budgeting

Memorial Day might give you an extra day off work, but it offers much more than just a chance to fire up the grill. Don’t...


Tags: Budgeting, Holiday Smarts

Across the United States, grocery stores have empty shelves as Americans stock up on supplies and food in response to the...


Tags: Budgeting

Whether you shop too much, save too little, or have massive amounts of debt to pay off, setting a financial New Year’s...


Tags: Budgeting, Holiday Smarts, Personal Finance

With the holiday season drawing to a close, the thought of prepping your finances for the New Year may not seem like a top...


Tags: Budgeting, Holiday Smarts, Personal Finance

Growing up, I saw firsthand what it was like to get stuck in the cycle of debt. I’m the child of a single mother who supported...


Tags: Budgeting, Personal Finance, Credit Cards

Some habits form so easily we aren't even aware of them, like the way we manage and spend our money. Poor spending habits can...


Tags: Budget Hacks, Budgeting

For many college students, the time they join college is their first time to handle money on their own. Creating a budget and...


Tags: Budget Hacks, College Finances, Budgeting

It can be challenging to assemble the pieces necessary for a comfortable existence after ending a marriage. It takes some...


Tags: Budgeting, Personal Finance