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.


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...

13 Best Budgeting Tools (and Apps) in 2019

When it comes to your finances, the most basic budget planning can be daunting. You may have trouble setting the right goals or sticking to the plan. Shouldn’t there be an easier way? [toc] Best Budgeting Apps New budgeting tools are popping up...

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 best...

5 Legit Ways to Get Out of a Timeshare

The draw of a timeshare is real. I know — my dad bought a few of them. He had two weeks at a Minnesota resort town. One in the winter and one in the summer. They were fun! My kids and I went with several times. We swam, snowmobiled, boated. But of...

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...

How To Write A Check in 6 Easy Steps

There are several reasons why you may need to write a check. For instance, some businesses will give you a discount for writing a check instead of swiping a card. This is because they will save money by not having to pay a processing fee. So if you are...

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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