Family having a picnic to save money

Save Money on Summer Entertainment & Activities

Many of us spend more money during the summer because we’re surrounded by more temptations. Too hot? Head to the cool mall. Kids bored? Head to a theme park. Summer blockbuster? Have to get to the big screen. You get the gist… To help you save more money, we’ve compiled some cost-conscious tips and affordable alternatives to popular summer a...


Lucky numbers on a lottery ticket

Is Lottery Fever Actually Good for You?

When lottery jackpots get this high, you’ll hear many financial experts explaining how buying a lottery ticket is the worst financial move you can make. They prefer you invest that ticket purchase in a savings account or mutual fund. Never mind them. It’s possible playing the lottery can be a perfectly sound investment, if lottery tickets ar...