Author: Melinda Pettijohn

» April 7, 2020

You probably know what you need to be doing in order to have a secure financial situation. You know you need to work to earn money, save some, pay off […]

» April 2, 2020

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products at no cost to you.What […]

» March 31, 2020

The average cost of a date is about $102 in the US, according to a study done by Match.com. That includes two movie tickets, dinner for two, and a bottle […]

» March 19, 2020

So you’ve been retired for a few weeks or months – and now you’ve checked all of those things you’ve wanted to make more time for off your list. Now […]

» March 9, 2020

Are you overwhelmed by the state of your bank account? Do you feel like you should be saving money, but just can’t figure out how to get started? Every time […]

» March 9, 2020

According to Yahoo, the average American household spends approximately $80 per week on groceries – which adds up to more than $4,400 per year. And given that that is an […]

» March 2, 2020

If you ask people if saving money is important, most of them will tell you yes. But if you ask those same people how much money they have saved, many […]

» February 29, 2020

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products at no cost to you.Whether […]

» February 8, 2020

The envelope budget method is effective for those who are just beginning to control their own money or those who prefer to physically see their money being spent rather than […]

» January 30, 2020

What if, when you received your paycheck, the first thing you did was to put your money towards your biggest financial goals – that vacation savings account, the house down […]