Financial Cents: Posts About Saving

The 101 on Health Savings Accounts

An HSA can help you avoid going into debt over unexpected medical expenses. Learn how they work and how they can boost both your savings and take-home pay.

Posted on: October 18, 2019


Holiday Shopping on a Budget

We know, we know. It's October. But if you aren't doing work now to save money and create a holiday budget, you risk singing the "holiday shopping debt" blues later on.

Posted on: October 15, 2019


Roth 401(k) vs. 401(k): What’s the Difference?

The basic explanation is that income taxes are handled differently between Roth and traditional 401(k)s, but there is more to these retirement plans than meets the eye.

Posted on: October 10, 2019


Cut Down on Vacation Costs 

You do not want to need a vacation from your vacation.

Posted on: September 28, 2019


Plan for a Rainy Day

There are plenty of reasons to have a designated emergency fund. But how much should someone set aside for it?

Posted on: September 19, 2019


Don’t Let School Supplies Break the Budget

Back-to-school expenses can challenge your wallet year-round; here's a guide to keeping costs low.

Posted on: September 06, 2019


Low-Cost Family Activities to Finish Out Summer (and Beyond)

Take advantage of these free and low-cost activities to keep the kids entertained.

Posted on: September 05, 2019


Make Sense of Your Back-to-School Cents

Back-to-school season doesn’t have to mean your budget is out the window; take advantage of these helpful money-saving tips.

Posted on: August 30, 2019


Can Medical Debt Affect Your Credit?

Unpaid medical bills can end up on your credit report.

Posted on: August 08, 2019


Cut the Coupons: How to Save Money on Groceries Without Them

Feeding your family doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg; here are money-saving tips to help keep your budget in the black.

Posted on: July 17, 2019