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.


Personal Capital vs. Mint: Which Is Better?

These days, it can be difficult to stay organized financially. You may have multiple bank accounts, credit cards, a 401k and various individual retirement accounts. You may have a mortgage, auto loan and student loans. It’s all very difficult to keep track...

Budgeting for Dummies: Your Guide to Becoming Budget Savvy

This "Budgeting for Dummies" article will help you learn to budget quickly and easily. And don't be offended by the "dummies" term. Why? Just because you don't know something, it doesn't mean you're dumb! After all, you can't know what you haven't...

4 Ways to Track Your Net Worth in 2019

Many people don’t know what their net worth is. However, being aware of it can make a big difference in achieving your financial goals. Investopedia says that one’s net worth “can be viewed as a financial report card. It allows you to evaluate your...

12 Best PayPal Alternatives

PayPal has become a staple of the modern pay system. Individuals and companies everywhere use it to quickly send and receive payments electronically. PayPal is likely the most well-known service for conducting pay transactions online. People use it daily...

5 Easy Steps to Create a Budget That Actually Works

I had someone ask me recently, "How do I put together a budget?" The question made me realize that budgeting is not a clear process. Learning to successfully budget takes education. Also, it takes time, trial and error. Today I'll show you some easy steps...

8 Best Mint.com Alternatives in 2019

Have you heard of Mint.com? Mint is a free budgeting tool. When you link up your bank accounts, loans and credit cards to Mint, it can help you manage your money more strategically. What’s even better, Mint is totally free. Mint is a great product,...

How She Thrifted to Help Pay For College

Here is the article from Cailey, the second place winner of the 2018 Well Kept Wallet Scholarship! It’s no secret; college is expensive. Future students and their families will have to save for many years before they will enter those University doors....

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....

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