Tag: consumer debt

Put Your Smart Phone to Work

Who would have thought twenty years ago that we would have the whole world at our fingertips like we do today? Smart phones have such potential to revolutionize our daily lives but too often they become drains instead…. Read More

$ave! Tips 9 & 10

9. Create a “Cheap Fun Club” With Friends If you’re trying to save money, it can be disheartening when friends invite you to things that you don’t want to spend money on. Instead, be proactive, and invite your… Read More

America Saves Week: from the Vault…

Retirement Planning

$ave! Tips 7 & 8

7. Change Your Living Situation Yes, this is a big change – but it also has big financial rewards. If you have extra space in your house, try renting out a room, either permanently or to travelers using… Read More

America Saves Week: from the Vault…

You and your family need to set goals and establish a plan for earning, saving, and spending money. Lack of planning may lead to serious difficulties. Planned spending is the first step for solving family money problems. Design… Read More

$ave! Tips 5 & 6

5. Vow to Reuse, Repair, and Repurpose Instead of Buying New Every time you think about buying something new, ask yourself – do you really need it, or can you make do with something you already have or… Read More

2013 America Saves Challenge

Extension Small Steps to Health a Wealth – 2013 America Saves Challenge The Cooperative Extension system is launching an online challenge called “2013 America Saves Challenge.”  This free five-week program, open to anyone who enrolls online, will be… Read More

$ave! Tips 3 & 4

3. Check If You’re Being Over-Serviced It’s easy to “set it and forget it,” paying the same bills every month. This week, take a look at your regular services – are you using all of your cell phone… Read More