5 Sustainable Living Swaps to Save You Money

Saving money and being more earth-friendly are two ideas that can work beautifully together. In fact, today we’re bringing you five sustainable living swaps that will make the earth and your wallet smile. Bike or walk instead of driving – The price of owning a car includes purchasing the vehicle, regular maintenance and oil changes, […]

Employer Matching: Understanding Your 401k

Retirement is an exciting time for you to have a second wind in life! You can live out your dreams and focus on other passions in your life, too. As you ready for retirement, it’s a good idea to start saving now but what if there were options to get help with your savings endeavors? […]

What is Social Security & Who Qualifies for Benefits?

Social security is a system many of us are familiar with in name but could, perhaps, stand to know more about its ins, outs, and who is affected. Today, we’re shedding light on the social security system and how it touches the lives of Americans nationwide. Social security basics Social security is an economic insurance […]

Tax Season Made Simple Part 2: Places to File Your Taxes

It’s that time of the year where we commiserate over fulfilling our American duty of filing our taxes. As you progress in life, it’s likely that your taxes become trickier to file, you have multiple streams of income, or the tax legislation has changed and you’re unsure of where to begin. Luckily there are multiple […]

5 New Year’s Money Saving Goals for 2020

The new year is a fresh and exciting time to set financial goals and intentions for the calendar year. Knowing where to start and how to keep track of each saving goal can be challenging so we’ve compiled a list of five that may be a good place to begin this new year. 1. Work […]

How to Eat Healthily on a Budget: 3 Money-Saving Staples

Every new year, we think of ways to reoptimize our lives, work towards becoming a better person, and generally, making better decisions than we did in the year prior. The new year offers a mini-renaissance wherein we get to start over and improve on ourselves by making these choices. Much of the planning to make […]

2020 Savings: 10 Ways to Cut Expenses

How to cut expenses The start of the new year is a great time to cut back on spending and set financial goals for the future. One of the best ways to save money is to change your actual spending habits. There are various ways to reduce expenses and save more money throughout the year. […]

How to Gain the Financial Independence Necessary to Retire Early

Every day, the FIRE movement gains traction as it works to financially emancipate citizens from their day jobs, side hustles, and overtime work. For those unfamiliar, FIRE is an acronym that can be broken up into two parts: financial independence and retire early. For some, gaining financial independence allows them to retire early. Today, we […]

Budgeting Best Practices: What’s the 50, 30, 20 Rule?

The best thing about budgeting is that the right way to do so is, usually, also the way that works best for you considering your goals. Sometimes, however, figuring out the right fit can take a little while. Luckily, there are a handful of tried and true methods that work for many savers at different […]