It’s the beginning of a new year, which for many people means new beginnings. Make a resolution this year to start a savings plan, and follow these tips to make it work! Set a Goal Understanding what you’re saving for will help you to stay focused and on track throughout your savings effort. While […]
There’s no doubt about it: Interviews are the most challenging part of landing a job. You have to spend a fair bit of time preparing: reading up on the company, anticipating the kinds of questions you’ll be asked, figuring out what kind of questions you’ll need to ask and more. That’s only the beginning. You […]
Actions speak louder than words —before you’re even given the chance to prove yourself at a new job, you need to make sure your body language doesn’t sell you out at the interview stage. Employers are looking out for a variety of things when you sit down opposite them in an interview. Eye contact is […]
A good credit score can help increase the success of many life events like taking out a mortgage, financing a car and more. Having a high credit score will qualify you for better interest rates and can save you more money in the long run! Credit scores clearly have a big impact on how […]
Ensuring that your kids know how to deal with money while they’re growing up gives them a much better shot at a trouble-free economic life as adults. It needn’t be a topic that you obsess over, and indeed the best the lessons your children will receive will be from observing you in your daily […]
Motivation is a part of daily life. It could be a project at work, getting through your workout routine or even just getting through the dishes. It’s normal to lose motivation when things drag on or you’re simply having a bad day, but flagging motivation can make difficult tasks seem impossible and small tasks a […]
The holidays are perfect for spending time with friends and family, enjoying the company of those dear to you as the year ends. But opening your home for parties and visiting relatives can get expensive fast. You have to think about food, entertainment, decorations and all the little costs that crop up when you host […]
When the weather outside gets ghastly and the temperature drops, it feels like the only thing to do is tuck yourself away for the winter and hibernate. We have some better ideas, and we’ve listed them below in our winter bucket list. There are many things you can do within the comfort and warmth of your own home. If you choose to adventure out and face the cold, there are some fun and frugal activities to try around your neighborhood or in the city.