7 Cheap Or Free Family Fun Activities

Finding ways to entertain a family is certainly not challenging, with the onslaught of bigger and better (and more expensive) entertainment options. We now have giant movie screens that encompass 360 degrees, malls with amusement parks inside of them, and giant water parks seemingly in every town with more than one hotel. The problem is,…
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Budgeting 101: To Spend Or Not To Spend, That Is The Question

Do you have an actual spending plan for those purchases that vary from day to day or do you just wing it? Many consumers will admit that they are totally unaware of when they are overspending and some don’t really see this as a problem. You might blindly swipe your debit card when you get…
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The Truth About Debt Settlement Companies

It’s no secret debt settlement companies have plagued a significant volume of financially strapped consumers over the past few years. It doesn’t help that television, radio, and internet sites continually run advertisements from unscrupulous, fly by night companies that lead to the perception that settling on debts can be a safe and foolproof route to…
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Purchasing Power: What Is It And How To Use It To Your Advantage

The definition of purchasing power is as follows: 1. General: Extent to which a person, firm, or group has available funds to make purchases. 2. Economics: (1) Money and credit available for spending and consumption of goods and services. Demand and prices cannot rise beyond the available purchasing power. For most of us the idea…
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Top Five Tips For Repaying Student Loans

You cannot pick up a paper today or go to an online news-source without reading about the tragic story of a college graduate’s life that has been ruined by student loans. We are only bound to hear more and more about this topic as college costs continue to rise; federal, state, and local governments pull…
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