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How to do Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Does the approaching Valentine’s Day make your heart race for all the wrong reasons? Pair together a few of these budget-friendly suggestions to grow a love built on feelings and not things.

Financial Resolutions for the New Year

It is always a good idea to set goals for the New Year. Some people make resolutions, and others make goals, but they all want to be more efficient and productive with their money. The keyword here is "financial." When setting these goals, it is always essential to keep them within your means. You want to ride that fine line between being enough and not overdoing it. Here are some financial resolutions you might want to consider for 2022.

Black Friday 2023

With the holidays nearing, the biggest sale of the year comes in the form of Black Friday. All businesses prepare for it, and shoppers get some of the best deals anyone will see in the year. However, the challenge is maximizing your money so you can save more.

Considering how there’ll be so many things that will try to catch your attention, you need to know a few tips and tricks. That way, you’ll avoid getting overwhelmed and can have a solid plan when the fateful day arrives.

A Thanksgiving You Can Afford
Don’t let the economy and rising inflation keep you from enjoying Thanksgiving this year! With Thanksgiving nearing, you have every right to look forward to the holiday. After all, it isn’t every day that you can enjoy a nice turkey (or tofurkey, fish or whatever I won’t judge) dinner in the company of your friends...
Halloween on a Budget

Anyone can enjoy Halloween on a budget with a little creativity and imagination, whether you’re a parent who is spending it with your kids or a single person who is excited to party the night away.

Even if you’re practicing cost-cutting measures this year, you can still have fun on this festive occasion without breaking the bank. Keep reading to discover affordable Halloween projects that you and your family or friends can do together.

April Is Financial Literacy Month

During Financial Literacy Month, financial institutions, nonprofits, and human service agencies increase their focus on the importance of financial literacy through events, programs, and counseling. The goal goes beyond helping consumers learn more about finances to helping them actually improve their personal and household financial stability and success.

Paying Back Your Christmas Generosity

You may already be beating yourself up over your crazy year-end spending, and the holiday season isn’t over yet. If so, know that you’re not alone. Many individuals easily rack up debt during the last quarter of the year because, well, everyone’s in the mood to shop and indulge.

Avoid Going Broke During the Holidays

It’s once again almost time for seasonal cheer, joyous celebrations, and for many people, endless holiday spending. From vacations to gifts to parties, it’s easy to lose track of your expenses. While there are so many reasons to enjoy the season, you will be far less stressed if you celebrate Christmas on a budget.

The good news is, saving money during the holidays is possible! You don’t have to go into debt to have a smashing good time. Read on to discover ways to avoid going broke during the holidays — but still enjoy every minute of it.

7 Holiday Spending Tips

Whether you love or hate Christmas shopping (or fall somewhere in between), there are ways to make your experience better. Saving money, time and energy can make just about any experience more enjoyable and less painful.

Celebrating Financial Independence

As you celebrate Independence Day with your own traditions, and if you are dealing with any sort of consumer debt, consider what financial independence would mean to you.

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