Tag Archives: savings

How I’m using a windfall to tackle my credit card debt

John Egan

An unexpected windfall recently came my way, and I realized right away that I had to avoid the urge to splurge. Therefore, much of the newfound money is going toward paying off credit card debt, not toward the latest Apple…
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Ways to save on your next car rental

Lyn Mettler

Paying for your car rental with a credit card is one way to cut the cost of your next road trip or vacation. You hope you never need it, but most cards include car rental insurance, which can save you…
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Halloween expenses shouldn’t be scary

Kimberley Carmona

Don’t let Halloween haunt your bank account. From pumpkin carving to haunted houses, there are plenty of Halloween festivities for people to enjoy, but beware the prices. For example, when I was a sophomore in college, I was searching for…
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Best times to book your trip to score a deal

Julie Loffredi

Savvy travelers always want to score a deal, and sometimes the best way to guarantee a significant savings is by planning ahead. So, whip out the calendar and pencil in these dates to make that bucket list vacation a reality.…
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How a DIY mentality adds up to savings

Erica Sandberg

A couple of weeks ago I was nearly $800 poorer. I had gone to the doctor to ask about getting a pesky little skin tag removed. However, since he deemed it a cosmetic procedure, insurance wouldn’t cover the bill. So…
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