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POSTJan 04, 2021
Taking your family to a game is expensive. According to the 2019 Fan Cost Index, which calculates the cost for a family of four to go to a game, park, eat, and buy souvenirs, the median cost to go to an NFL game is $540.42, the median cost for an MLS game is $250.42, and the . . .
POSTDec 22, 2020
Do you need more money? What a silly question: Just about everyone could use more money, right? Maybe you’re trying to beef up your emergency fund or pay off debt. Or perhaps you’re saving for a particular goal, like a vacation, a new car, or a home renovation project. Maybe you’ve carefully budgeted your income but it’s . . .
POSTNov 16, 2020
Have you carefully planned for your holiday expenses? Watch out for the unexpected. A report by Experian concluded that unplanned expenses account for an average of $288 around the holidays, and 31% of consumers handled this cost by putting it on their credit cards. Yikes! Some of these unexpected expenses are big-ticket items that can immediately put a dent . . .
POSTAug 18, 2017
Transitioning back to school after the summer can be stressful for everyone, including your wallet. Keeping everyone in good spirits and your budget on track can be a challenge. These 5 awesome tips, buys, and freebies can help you start the new school year right, and all under $1! 1. Spend half on the basics! . . .
POSTSep 08, 2015
Hooray! Payday has arrived. Time to get that new gadget you’ve had your eye on and maybe go out for a nice meal. But wait- first things first. You have to pay your rent/mortgage. Oh, looks like utility bills are due too. You also have some monthly subscriptions that auto-draft next week. Still have room . . .