Category Archives: Money Saving Tips

Education, Money Saving Tips

5 Perfectly Practical High School Graduation Gifts

Prom, baccalaureate and awards assemblies are just around the corner and high school graduation plans are underway. Parents, grandparents, family, and friends are making plans for the big day that was 12 years in the making. 13 if you count … Continue reading

/ By Tonya McCleary
Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance, Retirement

4 Financial Blunders That Keep You From Getting Rich

Winning the lottery or inheriting a fat stack of cash are two ways to get rich quick but if you’re like most people, the odds are against you. This means most of us will have to focus on hard work, … Continue reading

/ By Rebecca Lake
Education, Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance

Don’t Overlook These Discounts as a Student

While I was a student, all I wanted to do was work in the real world. Now that I have graduated and have officially entered the real world, I do miss one thing about student life: student discounts.

/ By Amanda Stanhaus
Money Saving Tips

5 Frugal Fruit for Spring

Spring and summer are my favorite times of year, but especially when it comes to the abundance of fresh produce. There is a bounty of fresh fruit just ready to be cut up into delicious fruit salads, grilled or added … Continue reading

/ By Tiffany Patterson
Education, Money Saving Tips

5 Places to Find Scholarships for Nontraditional Students

The word nontraditional can have many different meanings depending on the context in which it is used. For our conversation on continuing your education, it means a student between older than 24. These are people going back to school instead … Continue reading

/ By Tonya McCleary
Money Saving Tips

3 Ways to Eat Well on a Budget

The argument that you can’t eat healthy on a budget is simply not true. Yes, processed food can often be cheaper than fresh food, but at what price to your health? It may take more time to prepare, and a … Continue reading

/ By Tierna Unruh-Enos
Family, Money Saving Tips

How to Survive Hosting Easter Dinner on a Budget

When I was growing up, Easter was a huge occasion. Our extended family would gather together and celebrate with a large dinner. Around Easter time, the Poconos were thawing out and the first signs of spring were starting to appear. … Continue reading

/ By Jen Carl
Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance

Can’t pay your taxes? It’s not time to panic yet

You’ve just finished calculating your income taxes and you’ve come to a sobering conclusion: You owe the IRS money. And not just a little, but a lot. In fact, you owe more than what you can afford to pay. The good news? … Continue reading

/ By Dan Rafter
Money Saving Tips

Cheap Easter Crafts for Kids

Spring is finally here after what seemed like the longest winter ever. That also means that Easter is right around the corner. Are you looking for crafts to do with the kids to get ready for Easter? Heading to the … Continue reading

/ By Jen Carl
Housing, Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance, Retirement

Pros and Cons of a Reverse Mortgage

Reverse mortgages are a financial tool marketed toward seniors who are looking to cash in on the equity in their homes. Homeowners age 62 and older can borrow against their home’s value and the loan doesn’t have to repaid until … Continue reading

/ By Rebecca Lake