A good household budget is the foundation for financial success. Without a budget, it’s harder to maintain stability, manage debt, and save for the future. And thankfully today’s technology makes budgeting easier than ever. We have the latest news, stats and trends on how America budgets their money and how you can use your budget to get ahead. With a little work and the right budgeting platform, you can know exactly where your money goes so you can take steps to avoid debt problems and plan effectively to reach your financial goals.
September 9th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
Social media didn’t invent the phenomenon of keeping up with the Joneses, but it’s not making it better. We offer 3 tips on smart purchasing decisions.
Budgeting, Financial Wellness
August 31st, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Maintaining a decent standard of living on minimum wage is tough, but those who rely on credit cards to cover gaps are often digging a deep hole with debt.
August 11th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
View this interactive map to compare income to home affordability in 27 U.S. cities – and learn what to do if you live in a place with a large budget gap.
May 2nd, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
People assume women spend more to be in a friend or family member’s wedding, but in fact men actually shell out more cash to be in the wedding party.
February 15th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
Americans aren’t shying about pulling out credit cards to make impulse purchases. Consolidated Credit helps you scale back on splurging to avoid debt.
January 20th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
High income doesn’t always equate to financial stability, particularly if you live in a state with a high cost of living. We break stability down by state.
December 7th, 2015 | Monica Victor
Americans spend, on average, close to $3,000 a year on lunch, but there are ways to break your fast without breaking the bank.
September 7th, 2015 | Meghan Stewart
If you’re one of the workers whose been called into the office on Labor Day, we offer 5 creative and financially beneficial uses for the extra cash.
June 15th, 2015 | Monica Victor
Consumers like time and money saving apps but it depends on their location in the store and the information these apps would need to access to provide it.
June 10th, 2015 | Julie Shattock
A new survey from TD finds Hispanic Americans are good with budgets and managing their money, except when it comes to high food costs dining out.
Budgeting, For Latinos