tips for managing friendship and finances

Tips for Managing Friendship and Finances

Misunderstandings about money have caused the downfall of many friendships. Because we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we all approach money and financial issues in our own unique ways. Fortunately, there are some tried-and-true tips to help you manage the sometimes awkward intersection of friendship and finances. Let’s see what t...


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Tips to Manage Your Digital Wants and Needs

Technology has changed the way we listen to music, watch movies and TV, go shopping and keep ourselves informed, occupied and entertained from the moment we wake up in the morning until we go to sleep at night. With that shift in lifestyle, you’ve probably also noticed some changes in your spending habits. It’s all too easy to spend much more t...


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It’s Time to Cut the Cord and Save Money

As cable and satellite bills grow from year-to-year, more consumers than ever are making the decision to “cut the cord.” And why not? Cutting the cord allows consumers to save money — as much as $85 per month according to one recent study — while being more intentional about the media they choose to consume. With streaming services gaini...


Here’s What to Include in an Entertainment Budget

If you’re hesitant to start a budget because you think it means you can’t have any fun, think again. A budget is simply a tool to help you decide how to spend and save your hard-earned money. And that includes budgeting for fun stuff, such as dining out, going to the movies and seeing live concerts and shows. Here are five things you should inc...