In mid-December, Springboard participated in a Twitter Chat with America Saves and other financial experts and organizations. The topic was #SaveYourRefund. As we’ve written here, we’re urging everyone to save… read more →
1) Create a written plan for holiday spending and gift giving. Include possible gifts, dollar amounts, and alternative choices.
2) Establish spending limits for gifts for each person on your list and start looking for bargains early.
1. Plan meals and snacks around the four food groups
2. Plan meals for the week
3. Shop once a week for main items
Halloween tricks or treats come along only once a year, but the consequences of financial decisions usually last far past the next spooky holiday. Options that seem good on the surface, if not handled properly, can have long-lasting negative consequences.
To understand how a seemingly good financial move can work against you, we encourage consumers to review the following to see if their actions are resulting in a welcome financial treat or a trick to be avoided.
The dog days of summer are here, and like most everything, they can cost you. Here are some 12 quick tips for getting through the hottest part of the year… read more →