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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

How to Avoid a Tax Audit

It’s April. And along with chirping birds and warmer weather, the arrival of this month means it’s also crunch time for filing your taxes. If even thinking about the taxman causes you to break out in hives from fear of being audited, calm your nerves. After all, the IRS audits only about one percent of… Read More

Links We Love: Tax Breaks You Don’t Want to Miss

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: — Tax Breaks You Don’t Want to Miss – Manilla — Expensive Tax Mistakes to Avoid – Five Cent Nickel — Top 10 Apps to Organize and File Your Taxes on… Read More

3 Money Lies That Will Guarantee Divorce

It’s okay to have a savings account…but not a secret savings account. What if we could tell you three things that would guarantee the end of your marriage? Would you listen? Do you even think you need to? What really transpires between “I do” and “we’re done” anyway? Every relationship is unique, but if you’re not… Read More

DIY Beauty Secrets: 7 Ways to Save Money While Still Looking Great

Facials, peels and pricey beauty products are popular with celebrities, but most of us don’t often have the money — or time — to spend at a pricey spa once or twice a week. But that doesn’t mean us ‘regular folk’ have to forgo all the pampering. There are plenty of ways to look and… Read More

Is a High-Yield Checking Account Right for You?

For most people, having a checking account is a must when it comes to day-to-day financial transactions. And considering that most of us have money sitting in one all the time, wouldn’t it be great if you could earn interest on the money in your checking account? Well, you can — with a high-yield checking… Read More