Tag: budgeting tips

A good budget is the cornerstone of a health financial outlook. Without a budget, you’re flying blind in your financial world. This section brings you the latest budgeting news and advice so you can avoid common challenges people face with budgeting today and take advantage of the latest resources and technology that can make budgeting a breeze!

Using credit cards for everyday purchases at the grocery store

Using Credit Cards for Everyday Purchases

Apr 21, 2017 | April Lewis-Parks

A new poll finds more Americans use credit cards for everyday purchases, even when spending less than $5. Is credit the new debit? Should it be?

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Transition after deployment to garrison life stateside

Military Families Transition after Deployment

Oct 19, 2016 | Meghan Alard

As large scale deployments come to an end, it’s essential that military families have plans in place to transition after deployment to achieve stability.

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Holiday shopping seasons creep up to make you spend more

Creeping Holiday Shopping Seasons

Oct 14, 2016 | Meghan Alard

If holiday shopping seasons got an earlier, we’d all be shopping year-round. But there’s good reason to start early, and it’s not the reason retailers want.

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Giving kids allowance can teach them to save effectively

Allowance Teaches Key Money Lessons

May 30, 2016 | Meghan Alard

If you’re giving your children an allowance, make sure you don’t miss key opportunities to teach them financial lessons about budgeting and saving.

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Financial Friend of the Bride or Groom?

May 02, 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.

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Cash or Credit for Small Purchases?

Apr 01, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Cash may still be king when it comes to small purchases for incidentals of less than $5, but debit and credit are closing the gap as more youth prefer plastic.

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America and Military Saves Week 2016

Feb 22, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a saving expert, we have some tips on what you can do this week to improve your personal saving strategy.

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How Impulsive are You?

Feb 15, 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.

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Mapping a Paycheck Problem

Jan 20, 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.

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We Spend a Lot on Lunch

Dec 07, 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.

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