We are coming up on one of the busiest shopping times that most people experience. Being a smart shopper is one of the most important ways to keep the holidays from becoming a financial burden. Being a smart shopper all year long is really a lot easier than most people think.
We all know it is important to build our savings and the positive impact that developing a savings habit can have on your overall financial success. With the US household savings rate still hovering around 8% according to the US Commerce Department, it is clear that not everyone is saving as much as they should be saving.
During your lifetime you will certainly spend more than you should, not save enough or make some other poor financial decision. The little mistakes might not seem important but any money mistake can lead to bigger problems if not fixed.
We often hear that a budget is the key to financial success but did you know there are many different types of budgets? Picking the one that works for your current situation is the key to budgeting success.
For most everyone, following the basic money rules is the path to success. However, just like all rules, there are exceptions. Knowing when to break a money rule can be the key to long term financial success breakers.
Even though we are still in the long hot days of summer now is the best time to start planning for the holidays. Read below to learn some of the important steps you can take now to help make the holidays less bleary come this winter.
A big component of financial success is knowing the products that you need to have and how best to use them. You might be surprised at what is on the list of financial products we all need and how they should be used.
Conventional financial wisdom is often quoted and yet unfortunately it is rarely followed. This is a missed opportunity because some of the basic rules can provide a strong financial foundation. A foundation that can make a difference on reaching your goals.