Store Coupon Policies – Keep ‘Em Handy

Whether you classify yourself as an “Extreme Couponer” or simply someone who likes to stretch the grocery budget with a few coupons, it’s always important to familiarize yourself with store coupon policies.  Why? To save money and prevent headaches. As a novice couponer, it wasn’t until I read my local grocery store coupon policy that … Read more

4 Steps to Banish Late Fees

With the economy in a slow recovery, many people are still living paycheck to paycheck. Paying your bills on time can often be a struggle and late fees just throw a bigger wrench in your budget. Not only do fees make your balance larger, but for credit card accounts, a late or missed payment will … Read more

6 Easy Steps to Grow Your Savings

It’s Sunday afternoon and your sprinkler system just sprung a leak. Are you sweating at just the thought of an after-hours plumbing call or cool as a cucumber? If you have a healthy savings account you probably didn’t even bead up, which is exactly why having an emergency fund is a non-negotiable budget item. Trouble … Read more