Financial Cents: Posts About Saving

Building Savings or Paying off Debt: Which Should You Prioritize?

Building up savings and paying down high-interest consumer debt are both critical financial cornerstones, but which one you should you put first?

Posted on: February 28, 2019


How to Budget and Save Money When You’re Making Minimum Wage

Finding extra money to put aside isn't easy when you're working a minimum wage job, but that doesn't mean you can do it!

Posted on: February 27, 2019


How to Spot a Money Pit

Buying a house is expensive enough without having to sink thousands and thousands of dollars into additional repairs. When trying to avoid a money pit, start at the bottom and work your way up!

Posted on: February 22, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Throwing Parties

Throwing a party is supposed to be fun, but spending way too much money to host one isn't fun at all—especially when you're already broke.

Posted on: February 20, 2019


5 Great Tips to Save Money on Your Wifi Bill

Home wifi is pretty much necessary these days, but that doesn't mean you have to pay through the nose in order to enjoy it!

Posted on: January 30, 2019


Want to Pay Off Your Debt? Try Building a Better Budget!

If you try and pay down your debt without a strict budget, you'll have a really hard time coming up with the extra money—even if you're working a second job.

Posted on: January 11, 2019


How to De-Stress for Cheap

A lavish spa weekend might be super relaxing, but going into debt to pay for it will only cause more stress in the long run.

Posted on: January 11, 2019


6 Ways to Keep Your Home Warm for Less

The key to keeping yourself warm isn't always generating more heat. Most of the time, it's about keeping the heat you already have.

Posted on: January 04, 2019


8 Good Habits to Get Your Finances—and Your Life—on Track

The better your money habits, the better equipped you are to achieve financial success (or at least financial stability) in the long-term.

Posted on: January 03, 2019


How to Throw a New Year’s Party on the Cheap

Want to ring in the new year right? Try hosting a fun, inexpensive New Year’s party that’ll make both your friends and your budget sing “Auld Lang Syne.” (And no, we’re not sure what that song’s about either.)

Posted on: December 26, 2018