Archive for May, 2011

Buy Used.

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Next time you are looking to buy a car, lawn equipment, or other expensive products, consider buying used. You can save a lot of money on items that are as good as new.

Love what you have,

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

including yourself. Best of all, it’s free!

Explore locally.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Pack a picnic and head out to a local park for an inexpensive outing that’s fun for families or couples. Even better, pick a park that you have not been to before — it’s a great way to get to know more about the area you live in.

Think twice.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

If you need a co-signer to borrow the money then maybe you shouldn’t take out the loan.

Give the gift of financial literacy.

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

When shopping for graduation gifts this season, consider a book on personal finance. The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach is one of our favorites. And don’t forget the Wealth Watchers book, a quick and simple read with solid advice about almost every aspect of spending money. It might also be nice to add a $20 bill as a book marker. What student doesn’t appreciate money?!