Budgeting may be the best thing you can do for your finances. No matter what you need to save for, Budgeting has information about life’s expenses, big or small. We’ll help you figure out the costs of wrapping, repairing, or buying a car. We break down the tuition at popular child care centers. Our articles on ATM limits and overdraft fees will keep more money in your pocket. Whether you’re trying to pay down debt, find a free place to host a baby shower, or figure out when you’ll break even on a Costco membership, we have the best budgeting tips for your financial goals.
Buying a home is an important decision. Where you live affects so much of your life -- your surroundings, your mood, your commute, etc. is Read more on why it's worth it to buy something you're happy with, even if it is a little more expensive.
Many restaurants aim for a 300% markup or four times the cost of raw ingredients, and some dishes can be marked up as much as 900%. What makes eating at a restaurant worth the price? Based on cost, cleanliness, and healthy food options, it might be best to eat at home.
Are you looking to fit in with the poor crowd? While everyone is complaining about money troubles, you can automate your investments, essentially making you as poor as your peers (at least in available cash).
Saving 85% was never my goal. My goal for years has been to spend as little as possible, while still being happy with my life. It just so happens that I can be very happy while saving 85% of my money. And you can too.