Spending

7 Things Not to Do After Getting a Raise

YOU DID IT! You got the raise!

High fives all around. Quick celebration dance.

Wow, what a rush right? The temptation is probably to take the whole office down to the local watering hole and buy a round of drinks. …

These Stock Market Principles Will Help You Survive Holiday Shopping

Do you hear that? Off in the distance? The faint but jolly jangle of jingle bells headed our way? Or…wait… is that actually just loose change jingling in your pocket, because a few coins are all that’s left after all …

Why You Shouldn’t Try to Control Your Spending

Ever wake up in cold a sweat, next to piles of shopping bags piled on other piles of shopping bags and a mountain of credit cards strewn across the bed?

No, probably not. You’re not a psycho.

But if you’ve …

Mint.com vs. The Envelope System: Answer these 7 questions to know which budget method is right for you

In today’s hyper-connected age, seekers of budgetary advice have an embarrassment of riches at their disposal. Top Down strategies, Zero-Based strategies, the 50/30/20 rule… the list goes on and on.

Feeling overwhelmed yet? We’re here to help. 

At a high …

How Much Does Your Morning Coffee Actually Cost?

It happens to the best of us, frivolous purchases that we may not need, but convince ourselves we deserve… that specialty morning coffee, that handbag we spot for ourselves while actually shopping for someone else, concert tickets for the show …

Cutting Down On Big Summer Expenses

As the mercury creeps up in the summer months, so, it seems, does spending. With weddings to attend, vacations to plan, and outdoors activities to enjoy, the costs tend to add up. Before taking a dive into the deep end …

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