5 Things to Consider Before Giving Children an Allowance

Allowance

 

At some point in their lives, most parents find themselves wondering how much money they should give to their child. Some think that giving their children an allowance spoils them, while others think that periodically giving kids money helps them to learn how to manage money. Many people believe their children should receive money in return for chores and household work instead of simply receiving an allowance regardless of effort. Continue Reading…

Avoiding Common Phone Scams

Phone Scams

Though phone scams sound old and outdated, they still are common today. Primarily, people who are over fifty years of age are victimized through telephone fraud. Every year people lose money to telephone scams. Scammers act very friendly, and will sweet talk the money out of people any way they can. They will sometimes claim to be a part of a company that you trust, place ads or send emails to lure you into their trap. Continue Reading…

Tips to Consider When Traveling

Traveling

To experience the world as a traveler, and not as a tourist, you need the freedom to explore beyond the landmarks. But how can you travel around without actually breaking the bank? Below are some financial tips that may help you save money and enjoy a vacation more than once a year. Continue Reading…

Should Teens Carry a Credit Card?

Teens Credit Cards

It can be daunting for any parent to give new responsibilities to their children, whether it is giving them their own car, full access to the internet or cable, or trusting them while they are out with friends. Similarly, giving your teen the responsibility of a credit card is a task that requires careful consideration. The big question here is if teenagers be allowed to carry a credit card? Continue Reading…

10 Tips for Saving Gasoline

Saving Gasoline

When you own a car, paying for gasoline can be one of the biggest expenses. Gas prices are always fluctuating; therefore, it makes more sense to squeeze out as many miles as possible from every gallon in your vehicle’s tank. When it comes to saving fuel, you have full control. The way you drive and maintain your vehicle can influence its fuel consumption. You can use the following tips to minimize your car’s fuel consumption. Continue Reading…