One of the newest budgeting trends made popular by Generation Z is similar to one from a less digital world, about 20 to 30 years ago. Before the surge of plastic payment methods and virtual wallets, hoarding cash was the norm. However, the recent cash-stuffing trend has taken social media platforms by storm. If you’ve… Read More


While many of us are looking forward to celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends, this year’s holiday feast could be more expensive than ever. Experts predict that your Thanksgiving meal will cost 13.5% more than last year, with a staggering 73% increase in the price per pound of turkey. The price of butter is also up 32% compared to 2021.  Despite… Read More


According to the most recent Consumer Price Index report, food prices have risen 11.4 percent from August 2021 to August 2022. In the same year, common food items have drastically increased including eggs, which went up by 39.8 percent, and butter, which rose by 24.6 percent. As the cost of groceries continues to rise, we’ve… Read More


Considering dog ownership? Before taking the plunge, it’s important to understand if you’re ready for both the personal and financial responsibility of pet ownership. In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month (October), we’re consolidating the obvious and (not so) obvious costs of owning a dog to help potential owners better understand what to expect… Read More


Finding love may be priceless, but dating doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, with the right amount of creativity and planning, you can have a great time for $20. Whether you’re planning for Valentine’s Day, celebrating an anniversary, or want to make a date night extra special, you can execute an incredible date… Read More


Savvy Sale Tips to Save Year-Round Every December, like clockwork, consumers are torn between their budgets and sentimentality. The pressure of the holidays and the sense of urgency that the end of the year brings can often lead to impulsive purchases, overspending and credit card debt. This holiday season, consumers are expected to spend an… Read More


The cost of groceries is going up, a trend you’ve probably seen firsthand at the supermarket. And while reports indicate this pattern is likely to continue, it doesn’t have to mean a budget-busting trip to the supermarket. Consider these tips to help you spend less and save more on groceries in 2021. 1. Don’t get… Read More


🌲🌎 Earth Day is April 22, 2021 🌍🌄 Earth Day serves as an important reminder to reflect on our choices as consumers and search for areas in which we can be more environmentally conscious. Finding greener alternatives to your daily routine can make a big improvement on your environmental impact, wallet and health. The Approach… Read More


Valentine’s Day is a chance to show your love for that special someone, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot to do it. We’ve got you covered with five wallet-friendly activities that you can do on the special day. 1. Dinner Date Who says dining in and fine dining can’t be the same thing?… Read More


Halloween may appear all but canceled under COVID, but don’t let that scare you. There’s still plenty of frightening fun (and savings) to be had. Prepare to mask up and read on for a list of Halloween activities that won’t cost an arm and a leg. Scare the Neighbors Halloween decorations are my favorite part… Read More