Archive for the ‘Budget’ Category
As we begin to head into the new year of 2019, everyone is making new year resolutions on how to better their lives. If you’re looking for ways that you can help your financial situation, then try these new year resolutions for saving money in 2019! (more…)
Black Friday is almost here, are you ready for the big shopping day? Are you ready for the holiday shopping season in general? It can be difficult at times to find the best deals and lowest prices, but luckily there are plenty of mobile apps available that shoppers can use to hunt the best sales! Here are some great apps you can use during the holiday season! (more…)
As we begin to wind down the year, we get closer to the holiday season! The holidays are a great time to be with family and friends and to show your appreciation for one another, but it can also get expensive! If you’re looking for ways to save a few extra bucks during the holiday season, try these helpful tips! (more…)
Are you looking to save your money over the next couple of months or years? Planning a long vacation or trying to save up for a new home? Then you should know that there’s an art to saving your money in a savings account, instead of just letting it sit there. Here’s how you can make the most out of your savings account money! (more…)
Have you gotten your tax refund yet? It can be an exciting time when you come across some excess money! There’s no harm in treating yourself and splurging a little, but it’s also important to be smart about how you use your refund to make it most beneficial for you or your family. Here are some simple but effective ways you can spend your tax refund! (more…)
Are you looking to save some money in 2018? It can be difficult to change habits to more money-saving ways, but not impossible. Here are a few simple ways you can get a few more dollars in your pocket or your savings account every month! (more…)
What are the Benefits of Getting Pre-Approved for a Car Loan?
We all like to be validated. Whether that validation comes from someone telling you that you’re a good listener, or a great athlete, or your opinion on comic-book movies is remarkably spot-on, it feels good to have someone on our side. And while car loans can seem a far cry from comparing Batman to Superman, getting one in advance of shopping for a car does validate you. It means you’re a “cash buyer” who has a certain amount to spend at a dealership, and the loaner believes in you enough to approve you for it.
With that in mind, we want to give you four benefits to getting pre-approved for a car loan, including having leverage in negotiations. Read on for more about these benefits!
Easy tips to save money monthly
While some people clip coupons and try to save up as much money as possible, others really have to exercise their self-control to keep themselves from blowing their entire paycheck as soon as they get it. Whichever category you fall into – or even somewhere in between – we’re sure you’ll benefit from these easy ways to cut down on expenses and save your money from month-to-month. (more…)
How to create a car budget
Are you considering buying a new or used vehicle? If it’s been awhile since your last purchase, or if it’s your first car, you might be wondering where you should begin your search. Sure you’ve probably got a vehicle or two in mind that you’d like to try out, but before you get to ahead of yourself, or your mind set on a specific car, it’s important that you set up a budget for your car. Deciding on a budget for your purchase can help you figure out how much you can afford to spend on a new vehicle, especially when you consider financing and trade-ins. (more…)
Refinancing an auto loan can be a good way to save money over the course of a loan. It makes sense to refinance if you have a high interest rate, have significantly improved your credit since the original car loan, or have run into money challenges that mean you need to save a little money by extending the length of your loan term. Any of these can be the best time to refinance a car loan. Keep reading to learn more auto loan refinancing tips and tricks. (more…)