Money Mondays

While browsing through Forbes.com, I came across this interesting article on Money-making businesses to start. I know we all go through phases where we would like to start our own business, well below are some of the most and least profitable businesses to start. Maybe this can give you an idea on where to start. [...]

Top States for Best and Worst Jobs

Location is everything. The unemployment rate is the ratio of job seekers to the working population. Therefore, a low percentage means few people are having any difficulty finding work. If you’re looking for a job, you want to be in a state that has an unemployment rate lower than the national average, which is 5 [...]

8 Questions to Ask Before You Go Shopping

Can I buy it for less? Comparison shop. Find it on sale. Negotiate. Look for a recycled one in the newspaper, at garage sales or consignment stores, on ebay or craigslist. Avoid the mall.Will I change my mind? Usually when you leave a store to comparison shop, you'll stop wanting it. Advertisers and retail stores [...]

4 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

1. Pay off your debt One of the fastest and most efficient ways to improve your credit score is to pay off the high balances on your credit card. This could improve your credit score by 60 to 70 points. Credit bureaus use this information to predict how much of a credit risk you are [...]

Save on your Cell Bill

One thing you can be sure of: Your service provider doesn't want to lose you to the competition. So, ask for a better deal, and you'll probably get it.*For more information visit: Frugal Living*Money Mondays*

Minimum Wage Goes Up

 Effective July 24, 2008, the national minimum wage will up from $5.85/hr to $6.55/hr (that's some good news, I remember making a whole lot less than that)     *For more information visit: US Department of Labor

6 Money Tips for Beauty Products

Clip Coupons Beauty products coupons are just as good as those grocery store coupons. Saving a dollar or two is worth the clipping. Visit New Salons I know most of us are used to our same hair salons and stylists, that we don't like searching for a new one, but change is good and saves [...]

The Richest You!

Cure 1 Start thy purse to fattening. For every ten coins thou placest within thy purse take out for use but nine. Thy purse will start to fatten at once and its increasing weight will feel good in thy hand and bring satisfaction to thy soul. In other words, spend less than you earn. Cure [...]

14 Ways to Save Money at the Supermarket

Make a list and stick to it. Compare unit pricing, not box size. As with good things, good prices sometimes come in small packages. If you only need a handful of items, use a basket, not a cart. Empty space on your cart will be tempting to fill. If it's not on your list, don't [...]

10 Money Tips For Women

// // Don't rely on someone else, like a husband or boyfriend, for your financial security. Educate yourself about money management and investing. Set goals - it's key to financial success. Click here for four ways to set financial goals. Don't use money to make yourself feel good. That type of high is fleeting. Instead, [...]