Try these tips to have fun for less this summer!
Summer is great. It’s also working against your wallet.
How? Days are longer, the kids are out of school and the warmer weather keeps us out and about. All of this results in more money flowing out of our checking accounts without increasing the amount that is going in. What are you to do?
Are your finances in good shape, or could they use some help?
Let’s be honest: no one looks forward to a checkup. Whether it is your health, your home or your car being inspected, we always fear that bad news is coming when we go in for a checkup.
But let’s think about the purpose of these evaluations for a moment. They are meant to point out deficiencies or things that need to be improved. So, while checkups may seem awful, they are for your own good.
The cost of being a wedding guest may make you reconsider accepting all those invitations.
Summer is in full swing, meaning wedding season is as well. In fact, you may have already been to a wedding or two by now. If so, think about this simple question: how much did that wedding cost you to attend?
Recent data from American Express shows that if you are a wedding guest, you can expect to spend about $673 on average per wedding. How are weddings so expensive? Here are five costs that may make you think twice about marking the “attending” box on all those wedding invites.