Category: save money

The Busiest Days to Fly During the Winter Holidays

Most weeks of the year, Fridays are the busiest days to fly, and Tuesdays are the least busy. But during the holidays, that trend doesn’t necessarily hold true. In most years, the Sunday after Thanksgiving is actually the busiest travel day for U.S. airports, according to the Transportation Security Administration, which tracks the numbers of…


How to Stretch Your Dollar When There Is High Inflation

High inflation rates have hit almost everything this summer—and it does not look like they will come down anytime soon. Most people’s income has not kept pace with it, and it has become necessary for many people to try and make their dollar go further. CNBC reports that 63 percent of Americans are living paycheck…


5 Ways to Save This Holiday Shopping Season

This holiday shopping season is shaping up to be longer, pricier and in some ways more chaotic than in previous years, which makes it easy to overspend. But there are also opportunities for significant savings if you know where and how to search for them. “There are supply chain issues, inflation, major retailers reducing inventory—when…


Is It Worth It to Move to a Low-Income Tax State to Save Money?

Many people in the United States have decided that it would be a good idea to move to a low-income tax state—or to a no-tax state—to save money. While it may sound like a good idea—it’s time to find out—is it worth it? An article from The Washington Post reported that the states that have…


Millennial Money: Learn—Don’t Run—From Your Inner Critic

I can be so mean to myself. My inner critic roasts my actions like a political attack ad, with claims that are cruel, overstated and often inaccurate. My ad would assert that I’m stupid with money, bad at decision-making and a crybaby to boot—all endorsed by yours truly. I’m not the only one talking trash…


How to Enjoy a Frugal Retirement on a Fixed Income

A retirement journey is joyful. You have devoted your youth to ensure a happy retirement, and you’ll never have to worry about money again. However, even after retirement, it is best to manage unpaid debts, mortgage payments, auto loans, etc. If you planned your retirement when you were young, you wouldn’t have to worry about…


What Is Money Maturity and How Does It Impact Your Finances

What is Money Maturity? This process of becoming more financially responsible is called money maturity. Money maturity is a gradual process that happens over time. It is often associated with age but can also be influenced by factors such as life experiences and education. Nevertheless, money maturity typically leads to better financial decision-making and habits….


Spending: Meal Kits to Your Culinary Rescue

By Patricia Mertz Esswein From Kiplinger’s Personal Finance No more figuring out what to do with a giant bunch of parsley or a tub of sour cream before it spoils. A meal kit—a box of chef-created recipes and pre-measured ingredients delivered to your home—will help reduce food waste and spice up your cooking, with a…


Bidirectional EV Chargers Do Much More Than Just Recharge Your Car

Even though the cost of running an electric vehicle is less expensive than a gasoline-powered car, there are still some new and unique ways to save money. The talk about bidirectional charging systems for electric vehicles (EVs) has been taking place for some time, and it may be time for you to start thinking about…


15 of the Most Common Money Wasters

Despite most people’s efforts to avoid debt and exceed their budget, it can be easy to overspend. Many common money wasters, however, lurk in the shadows, waiting to steal your money. So, let’s bring these money wasters into the light so that you banish them for good. Don’t be discouraged if you check every box on…