Tag: Ways

5 Ways to Feel Financially Encouraged Today

There is no magical shortcut on the road to financial independence. Intellectually, most of us know that the way to achieve lasting financial success is by living within your means. However, when you’re struggling and in the middle of a rough financial stretch, it can seem overwhelming to the point of giving up. So in…

5 Ways to Save for College Now

When it comes to student loans, my husband and I have opposite stories. While my tuition was partly paid for by my parents and scholarship money, the rest came from $ 24,000 in student loans. My husband, on the other hand, sailed through school without taking on a single penny of debt. That’s because his…

6 Ways to Find Extra Income (video)

[embedded content] Living within your means is an important component of having strong and healthy finances. Creating a budget can be a great first step to making sure your financial house is in order. As you look through your monthly expenses, there are two different ways that you can improve your monthly cash flow.  The…

Clever Ways to Lower Your Electricity Bill Over the Summer

When it gets hot outside, naturally, you want to stay in and blast the air conditioning. But cooling the temperature can bring a hefty price tag and add to the total costs of housing. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average electricity bill during the summer months typically spikes. In 2019, it was…