At one time or another, we’ve all made purchases that seemed impulsive. That neon pink windsurfing board or ultra deluxe karaoke machine for example. Sometimes we rue the day and wonder what possessed us, other times we look back fondly on an inspired choice. That leads us to an intriguing question.
If you rely on gas, the expense can be significant for households and businesses. In winter you’re heating the premises and in summer cooling them off, not to mention year round need for hot water. But there are some ways to reduce your costs. Here are eight ideas to help you save money on your future gas bills.
There are a lot of monumental moments in parenthood. Beyond the first steps and the first day of school, you, as a parent, will be helping to navigate your child through their life. Your teen’s very first job is a big moment, too. Not only can they begin earning their own money but working for the first time will give them a sense of purpose and independence.
A recent study found that people who automate saving toward their goals achieved a 73% increase in savings over people who didn’t. The bottom line: you’ll save more (and avoid temptation to spend) by automatically saving toward your goals each month.
Airfare to air fryers. Thai food to tie clips. Memorabilia to memory foam. You can purchase just about anything these days with a buy now, pay later (BNPL) plan. In 2022 alone, consumers in the US bought around $250 billion in goods using BNPLs. The allure of making a small initial payment and splitting the remaining obligation into a series of automatic withdrawals is undeniable. The question remains: Is this a smart way to gain spending flexibility or a tool rife for accumulating bad debt?
ome. While this will save you money, however, cooking every meal can be daunting for some people, unless you make a meal plan. Here are some tips for creating a successful plan to boost your financial (and personal) health.
You’re probably groaning in frustrated agreement already. Electricity costs can quickly add up and become a significant expense for many households, especially when energy demand is high. With the cost of electricity constantly rising, finding ways to reduce your electricity bill is crucial. Luckily, there are many simple and effective ways to save money on electricity. Here are ten tips to help you save money on your electricity bill and lower your energy costs.
f you’ve kept up with the news, you’ve heard about the White House proposal for up to $20,000 in student loan forgiveness: the Student Debt Relief Plan. Frustratingly, it’s a bit of a waiting game right now as the proposal and its future is pending a ruling by the Supreme Court.
Last month we introduced the “2×2” financial wellness planning system. Why is it called 2×2? You set aside two hours on the calendar two times a month to complete a predetermined financial task. With this modest but consistent effort, you’ll sustain financial health and build wealth in easy bite-sized chunks that you check off the list each month.