They hype. The hysteria. The holidays. Yes. We’re right in the thick of it. ‘Tis the season to hook a drain tube up to your wallet and watch your cash flow disappear faster than a Kardashian marriage. But, it’s ok, because it’s all in the name of “SAVING MONEY.” LET’S BE HONEST, SHALL WE? Spending more than we can afford is very American, is it not? From borrowing to buy a new … [Read more...] about 7 Simple Tips To Control Your Holiday Spending
As someone who loves getting a great deal, I'm always on the lookout for ways to save more money! That's why I mostly shop online, because the prices are almost always more competitive (Amazon, take my money!). In fact, 96% of us shop online, and for millennials, 67% of ALL shopping purchases happen online! Wouldn't it be nice to get paid for all that shopping? Ebates (now Rakuten) … [Read more...] about Rakuten / Ebates Review : Can You Really Earn Cash Back?
You planned ahead. You wrote it all down. You finally started a budget! Your financial hopes and dreams were about the come true! But 1 week later… You lift your budget high in the air and rip it into a MILLION pieces…because "this budget doesn't work!" Sound familiar? It. Is. FRUSTRATING! Today I want to show you that not only can you stick to your budget, but you can do … [Read more...] about 7 Powerful Budgeting Tips For Beginners
No one plans on wasting money….it just happens. Juggling bills, debts, and daily expenses can be an overwhelming task for anyone. And companies know this. So much money disappears from your bank account silently, in ways you may not even notice. Today, I wanted to expose the top things you are wasting money on, and show you EXACTLY how to stop. I want to arm you against the … [Read more...] about Stop Wasting Money On These 10 Things
Have you ever had a financial emergency? You know, the thing that only happens at the WORST time possible? Like a fender bender when you’re already late for work? Or the dishwasher decides to throw a bubble party in your kitchen? Or your kids decide to use your flat screen TV for Nerf target practice (just before the Super Bowl?!) Life happens. And that’s where your Emergency … [Read more...] about Emergency Fund: Everything You Need To Know (updated 2019)
"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas"….well, at least at our house it is! It is definitely that time of the year again, and all things that twinkle and jingle start showing up everywhere you turn! I enjoy every part of the Christmas season, especially putting up Christmas lights (check 'em out here). And we're pretty stocked up on 'nog and gift wrap here in the iHB household, but we … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways To Save Money On Christmas Decorations