Categotry Archives: Budgeting

How to Prepare Your Home for Fall and Save Money on Utility Costs

With the first day of autumn officially starting on September 22nd, it’s time to prepare your home to save you money on utility costs.  Because we all know what’s coming next – the holidays! On my previous article, I talked about how to start saving for the holidays but I didn’t mention about energy efficiency tips that will save electricity and money, that will surely help boost your savings. Leave blinds, curtains and drapes open. In the morning, take advantage […]

How to Start Saving for the Holidays

It’s never too early to start saving for the holidays, especially if you have a long list of people you want to shop for. Starting as early as September gives you more time to increase your savings and more wiggle room in your budget. I’m pretty sure you have a lot of activities planned this fall, then Halloween, then Thanksgiving… the next thing you know, it’s already December. To avoid panicking over lack of cash when the holiday season kicks […]

4 Easy Steps to Create a Successful Budget for College Students

For most young individuals, college is when they first experience managing their own money, which can be a major concern for them and their parents as well. Learning how to budget is a very important skill that every student should possess, if you want to survive life in uni. No clue where to begin?  Don’t worry, it may sound daunting, but really, it’s not.  It’s a simple task that can save you from future money disasters, well that is if […]