There is a show on television called “Extreme Couponing” with the concept that if you clip coupons you can save an extreme amount of money. When I say extreme, I mean almost free. Most of the “couponers” have shelves full of food and groceries in the garage or pantry with savings amounting to … [Read more...] about Spending Too Much? You’re Not Alone
Plan your Way to Financial Freedom Most people say they plan for retirement, but they are really planning for financial independence. The day you achieve financial independence is a great day – you have accumulated enough wealth to not have to work again, and will be able to retire whenever you … [Read more...] about 7 Steps To Plan Your Financial Independence Day
If you have children, planning for college is a topic that you should begin to discuss with your financial advisor during your first meeting. With the cost of a college education increasing every year, the number that needs to be saved is staggering. But just like retirement, planning for college … [Read more...] about Planning for College – The Sooner the Better!
Recently I wrote a post on the discounts that are available to AARP cardholders (click here for link to read the post - 50 and Fabulous). Well retirees (or at least those of us over age 50 who are eligible to join AARP) are not the only groups that are offered discounts. College students who have … [Read more...] about Student ID = Savings
You can trace many of your habits, good or bad, back to your early years. [highlight]The art of saving your money is one of those habits. [/highlight]I can remember my first passbook savings account and the excitement to have something to call my own. The major occasions in my life, such as my … [Read more...] about Saving Money the Hard Way