Tag Archives: saving

Can You Break This Debit Card for a Dollar Please?

As a kid, I realized two things when I had a little bit of money in my pocket: Cash burned a hole in my pocket and I never knew where it all went. It boggled my mind how buying a pop here and a pack of baseball cards there would quickly put me back to

Is Financial Peer Pressure Keeping You Poor?

Aren’t friends great? Especially friends who like to spend lots of money. Sure it’s a lot of fun to take that impulsive trip to Vegas, and going out to eat with your friends is a great way to catch up. But if your goal is to obtain wealth, catching up with friends can be costly

8 Tips to Saving Money This Winter

Natural gas prices might be going up, which means your bill to heat your home will skyrocket. Here are some quick tips on how to save some money at home this winter. Put up the storms. If you have older windows with storm windows, remove the screens and put up the storms. Caulk it up.

Fed Rate Cut, Bad News for Savers

Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, announces another interest rate cut . . . Wall Street rallies and Americans cheer. But how does a cut in interest rates really affect Americans anyway? For savers, who like guaranteed returns from high-yield savings accounts, money markets and CDs, the Federal interest rate cut is not particularly