Back to School Shopping Tips

Shopping for back to school clothes and supplies can be an expensive venture. Gone are the days when parents had to buy a few shirts and pants for their kids. Today, in addition to designer clothes, mobile devices, books and other necessities make up the list of back...

College Loan Options

The average private, four-year college yearly tuition is about $31,000. Despite scholarships, grants and free financial aid, you may still need additional funds to cover the cost of college tuition. Here are some college loan options from Discover Student Loans....

Summer Vacations on the Cheap

Whether you’re travelling near or far, a summer vacation doesn’t have to drain your wallet. Here are some ideas for summer vacations on the cheap. Look for Off-Peak Times According to Trip Savvy.com, prices for hotels, airline flights, even car rentals, are based on a...

Buying vs. Leasing a New Car

For many who are in the market for a new car, the question that usually arises is “Should I buy or lease?” Both have advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a look at buying vs. leasing a new car. According to Edmunds.com, a person could lease a vehicle costing just...

Buying vs. Leasing a New Car

For many who are in the market for a new car, the question that usually arises is “Should I buy or lease?” Both have advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a look at buying vs. leasing a new car. According to Edmunds.com, a person could lease a vehicle costing just...

Best Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

It’s spring and that means warmer weather, greening grass and budding flowers. It also marks the end of tax season and for most, a tax refund. What to do with that refund? The average refund is around $3,000. Remember, it’s your money – what you overpaid in federal...