Financial benefit of skipping Valentine’s day

When Yvette Pappoe first started dating her now-fiance, they attempted the traditional Valentine’s Day restaurant dinner. But Cupid had other plans in mind. As the two headed out into the cold to find a romantic dinner spot, they quickly realized every restaurant was booked. Fortunately, inspiration struck, Pappoe says, when her fiance realized that the […]

Five tips to planing a budget-friendly honeymoon

Marriages are made in heaven but honeymoons are supposed to be relished on earth. But going by how lavish some weddings are, most couples end up looking for budget honeymoon destinations. The good news is that there are plenty of budget-friendly destinations, just that they are perhaps not that popular. Besides the choice of destination, there are many […]

Personal finance rules you should know by heart

There are tons of personal finance tips, tricks, and rules that can greatly improve your financial well-being. However, some are more important than others. Here are four personal finance rules in particular that are extremely important to your financial health, both now and in the future. Avoid credit card debt — in most cases Most […]

Ways to get richer by end of 2018

The start of a new year is a great time to resolve to do better financially. But we all know how that tends to go — a few months pass, and suddenly, you’re back to your old ways. Thankfully, there are a few steps you can take to end the current year richer than you […]

Financial habits of post-millennial generation

Those born from 1995 onward known as members of the Generation Z or iGeneration are starting to catch the attention of businesses. With growing consuming power, they are the newest entrants to the workforce and already pitted against the millennials. But without resorting to such contrasts and comparisons, let’s take a look at how Gen Z can […]

Ways to boost your income in 2018

Whether or not you got a raise going into the new year, one thing’s for sure, most of us could just plain use more money. If you’re looking to boost your income and gain the flexibility that comes with it, here are a few ways to accomplish that goal. 1. Get a side hustle When […]

Do I need a budget?

You’re coasting along, paying your bills, and sticking a little bit of money into savings on the side. At face value, it would seem that you have a pretty decent handle on your finances. But if you’re not following a budget, you’re actually doing yourself a major disservice. Many people assume they don’t need a […]