5 Ways to Save Money as a Bridesmaid

Being a bridesmaid is an honor that comes with responsibilities beyond supporting the bride in the months leading up to her big day. More often than not, it can end up costing members of the bridal party hundreds—or even thousands— of dollars if it’s a destination wedding. And if you’re asked to be in multiple weddings in a season, those co...


Woman's hands wrapping a holiday gift with red ribbon

Guide to Creative Gift Giving

The countdown to the holidays is on, and with it the promise of food, family and celebration. Yet it’s also the time of year when spending hits a peak, creating stress for those who haven’t budgeted for the season. It’s hard to enjoy the holidays when financial worries are constantly nagging at you, but there are plenty of ways to celebrate o...


African American family enjoying Thanksgiving Dinner

7 Ways to Save on Thanksgiving Dinner

Now that Halloween has come and gone, it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving. Whether you’re hosting a dinner just for the family or inviting a long guest list, buying everything you need to prepare the Thanksgiving meal can put a big dent in your budget. In fact, Americans spent nearly $3 billion to celebrate the holiday in 2015. But t...