Do You Have Too Many Credit Cards?

Many consumers, when ordering their free annual credit report for the first time, are surprised by the long list of credit accounts that they have. For example, they might have long ago forgotten about the credit card they used to get a great discount on new set of tires, or from Home Depot when they […]

Use the 50/20/30 Rule to Help You Budget

If you’ve been reading our blog for any amount of time  you know that we’re very big on budgets and budgeting. Now, if you’re just getting used to the thought of creating a budget, maybe because you just graduated from college or just had your 1st child and your feeling the money pinch, there’s a […]

Scottish Parents Financially Helping Oldest Grown Children

A recent study has shown that in Scotland, the average age of grown children receiving financial help from their parents is 29.15. This is almost three years above the average age in the UK. The fact is that nowadays more and more parents have to give their children money long after they have left home. […]

Saving in the Home

Every family would love to save some money, especially when on a tight budget. With energy costs on the rise, re-evaluating your family’s energy practices and making a plan to make your home more energy efficient should be at the top of your list. The following energy-saving tips will not only help you save money, […]

3 Inexpensive Ways to Communicate With Loved Ones Abroad

We all have friends and family members located in some far-flung corner of the globe. Whether it’s your teenager on a horizon broadening gap year in Asia or a former colleague who’s upped sticks to start a new life down under, it seems barely a day goes by without someone you know jetting off on […]