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Links We Love: DIY Easter Treats for Everybunny’s Basket

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week’s highlights and links we love: — DIY Easter Treats for Everybunny’s Basket – Mint — 6 Financially Freeing Tasks Not to ‘Pass Over’– LearnVest — How to Make Money Buy Happiness  – Mr. Money Mustache — How Much Do You Need to Save for College?… Read More

4 Ways to Start an Emergency Fund — Fast!

If your car breaks down or you need a small roof repair or the dentist says you need a crown tomorrow, would you have the cash to pay for it or would you have to use a credit card? I’ve often heard friends with credit card debt say, “I always use my credit cards for… Read More

Ways to Save on Summer Travel

by Holly Mascaro, Manilla.com   It’s that time of year — the weather warms up, school hiatus approaches, and the travel bug starts biting. Unfortunately, the size of our wallets doesn’t always reflect the size of our travel ambitions. Generally, the largest vacation expenses are flights, lodging, and food. However, in today’s tech-savvy age, there are… Read More

What Happens When You Owe the IRS Money?

It’s that time of year so many of us dread – tax time. And today, April 15th, is the last day to file a 2013 tax return without penalty. Factoid: If you file late and are due a refund, there’s no penalty! But the IRS won’t honor the refund for more than three years. What… Read More

Financial Secrets: Are You Hiding Debt from Your Partner?

Hiding your debts from your partner has an expiration date. One of the benefits of having a pre-martial chat about money is that one walks into the commitment feeling ‘clean’; no secrets, no worrying at 3AM because you have debts you never told your partner about and they are looming up. Money issues bring up… Read More

Links We Love: Money Smart Strategies for Financial Literacy

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week’s highlights and links we love: — Three Money Smart Strategies for Financial Literacy – Forbes — Teaching Kids About Money: How to Prepare Them for Adulthood – Frugal Rules — The Ultimate List of Must Have Money Management/Savings… Read More

5 Mistakes Online Shoppers Make

Shopping online at home in your PJs is quick and easy, but that convenience makes it all too easy to waste money on things you won’t really need or spend more than you would in a store. Here’s a look at online shopping mistakes that could be costing you money. 1. Getting sucked in by… Read More