Spring is in full bloom, and it’s time to budget! Our couple is getting a little restless. Let’s use the May budget example to help them plan a vacation.
It’s tax season. You may have already got your return or waiting for that big fat check in the mail! This influx of cash can be a blessing or a curse depending on how you manage your consumer debt. It is … Read More »
May brings sunshine, warmth and happy thoughts about summer. However, summer could bring some budget challenges. Here are four unexpected May budget items to plan for as you prepare your household budget.
We talk a lot about credit here on Talking Cents. And for good reason; your credit is an important financial indicator of your financial health. So, any help we can offer to help you maximize your credit knowledge, as well … Read More »
Earth Day is around the corner. Here at The Talking Cents Blog, we have been thinking through ways to save money around this holiday. Here is a list of 15 eco-friendly ways to save money.
Wondering why people choose to live on a single income? Sometimes it’s all about saving for a big financial goal; other times it’s simply wanting to live with less. Learn how you can live on one income to meet your … Read More »
April is National Financial Literacy Month! While personal finance is a topic that every American needs to understand, it’s also something that is never formally taught. Unfortunately, this leaves many people vulnerable and unequipped to properly manage their finances. In … Read More »
Cars are a total money pit. That’s right- I said it. However, these money pits can be an essential part of life and a worthwhile investment. Take care of your investment and your budget by creating a car maintenance fund.
Credit is a key financial indicator of a consumer’s financial health. To put it simply, if you can properly manage your credit, that’s a good sign that you have stable finances. There are also other advantages of having a credit … Read More »