Category: Purchasing

Six Commonly Overlooked Ways to Save Money 0

Six Commonly Overlooked Ways to Save Money

When it comes to spending money, you and I are creatures of habit. It is so easy to fall into thoughtless routines regarding where we shop, the clothes we buy, the meals we make...

The Best Items to Buy at the Dollar Store 6

The Best Items to Buy at the Dollar Store

Now more than ever, low-price retailers are locked in a fierce battle to earn your loyalty as a customer. As buyers develop more and more purchasing savvy and shop online even for items like...

Buying More Stuff Won’t Make You Happy 6

Buying More Stuff Won’t Make You Happy

Do more. Work harder. Jump higher. Go faster. Phrases like these illustrate just how obsessed with increase our culture has become. Holiday spending, Black Friday/Cyber Monday, and overall consumption in general prove that we are...

9 Things Your Realtor Won’t Tell You – But I Will! 17

9 Things Your Realtor Won’t Tell You – But I Will!

According to the National Association of Realtors, there are approximately 2 million active real estate professionals in the United States. Real estate is a multi-billion dollar business, and buying a home is an important transaction....

Stop Money Fights With This Simple Solution 15

Stop Money Fights With This Simple Solution

This post, “Stop Money Fights With This Simple Solution,” was updated on February 16, 2017. Like many people, I lived in the dorms back in my college days. After surviving one semester with The...

How to Stop Fighting Over Money With Your Spouse 2

How to Stop Fighting Over Money With Your Spouse

  According to a Huffington Post article from 2014, a survey showed “that 70 percent of couples argued about money more than household chores, togetherness, sex, snoring and what’s for dinner.” Furthermore, survey records that...

How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund 6

How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund

Tax refund: Next to the words “pay day” and “debt free,” these are my two favorite finance-related words. Whether my annual tax refund is a modest sum or a mid-size windfall, I am always...

Stop Wasting Money With These 5 Tips 16

Stop Wasting Money With These 5 Tips

How often do you catch yourself wasting money on absolutely stupid things? Do you want to stop wasting money? Some things – like speeding tickets, broken dishes, and extra trips to the doctor caused...

13 Simple DIY Home Inspection Tips 2

13 Simple DIY Home Inspection Tips

In today’s internet-driven world, home buyers have become more savvy than previous generations. Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com, and a dozen or so other websites have made the process of window shopping for homes much easier....

Surprising Holiday Spending Trends in 2016 6

Surprising Holiday Spending Trends in 2016

Every December 1, to the dismay of people who plan ahead, the average consumer is startled to realize that Christmas and Hanukkah are in December this year. These consumers quickly form an emergency plan...