The F-Word: How to Talk Finance at the Holiday Table

Many Americans would rather discuss any other “taboo” topic (like romance, religion or politics) with friends and family if it means avoiding finance. With the holidays around the corner, you should be prepared to face the f-word. (And your mental and physical health depends on it, according to a recent study from LendingClub.) Whether you're … Continue reading The F-Word: How to Talk Finance at the Holiday Table

You Do You: Build a Budget that Works

Let’s face it—your financial resources are limited. You've got bills to pay now and big plans for the future, but you also want to enjoy today. There's a solution: A straightforward and realistic budget that lets you, do you. (No Excel spreadsheet involved, promise!) With a tiny bit of planning and creativity, you can craft a … Continue reading You Do You: Build a Budget that Works

6 Simple Ways to Save Money During Halloween

Are You Ready for Halloween? Halloween is nearly here! It’s time to eat lots of candy, scare your neighbors and alter your identity for one fun night of fantasy! But if you aren’t careful, your post-Halloween budget will be even more frightening than your costume. According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, this Halloween, … Continue reading 6 Simple Ways to Save Money During Halloween