Money Management

Managing your money can be confusing and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. We have tons of content to help you get a handle on your finances.


How She Sold $34,000 in Chocolate Bars to Help Our Troops Overseas

Here is the article from Katie, the first place winner of the 2018 Well Kept Wallet Scholarship! In the seventh grade, I was given the task to complete 10 hours of community service to be a member of the National Junior Honor Society. Around the same time,...

31 Best Christmas Gifts for Her in 2018

Are you looking for some holiday gifts that will really bring a smile on the faces of the women in your life? We’ve got some ideas for you. Yes, it’s time to put away thoughts of new vacuum cleaners and pots and pans – well, maybe. We just might even...

33 Best Christmas Gifts for Men in 2018

Buying Christmas gifts for men can be difficult at times. After all, they can only have so many pairs of jeans, sports apparel and candy. You know, those tried and true gifts he already loves and uses each Christmas. Sure, he'll be happy with these gifts....

61 Best Toys for Christmas in 2018

Buying gifts for children can be both extremely easy and hard at the same time. That's because there are so many excellent options. Are you still looking for the perfect gift to put under the tree for your children? If so, we will quickly help you spot the...

12 Best Online Checking Accounts in 2019

Some people don’t bank online because they want to keep a checking account with a local bank branch. The problem is, some brick-and-mortar checking accounts come with hefty fees. When the fees don’t justify the benefits, it’s time to switch. The...

20 Signs That You're Financially Stable

How can you know you're living a life of financial stability? How can you tell if you've got work to do in creating financial stability? People have differing opinions on what financial stability is. However, you can watch for signs that can indicate you've...

8 Best Early Retirement Blogs

Just a handful of years ago, the concept of early retirement seemed relatively new. Blogs covering real people who were able to quit their 9-5 at the ripe old age of, say, 33 and travel,  start passion projects, or just enjoy life started popping...

Credit Unions vs Bank: Which is best for you?

Have you ever wondered if you should use a credit union instead of a bank for your financial transactions? With so many options available today it can be hard to choose which institution to use. While banks and credit unions have a ton in common, there...

How to Use the Cash Envelope System

Are you having trouble getting a handle on your spending? If so, you may benefit from learning how to use the cash envelope system. The cash envelope system is a great way to manage your finances. It gives you control over your money. And it allows you to...

26 Surprising Statistics About Welfare in America

Most of us are aware that our country has a "welfare" system. But it's not the same as what it once was. After the Welfare Reform Act of 1996, ongoing cash payments to the needy, summed up in the term "welfare checks," were changed and the program gained a...

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