10 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

If you are expecting a refund this tax season, consider these sixteen tips for using it wisely: Pay down credit card debt. Start with the card with the highest interest rate. Or pay off the whole amount! Pay off student loans. Lump sums toward you student loans can save tons in interest down the line. […]

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3 Easy Steps to Help You Get Ready to File Your Taxes

According to a study conducted by NerdWallet, 80% of millennials worry about filing their taxes. If you are like many of the people surveyed in this study, you’re probably worried about making a mistake, paying too much, or not getting a full refund. And what do we do when we’re afraid and have to make […]

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How To Slay Black Friday Deals Without Breaking The Bank

It’s that time of year whether you like it or not. It’s time to think about being grateful for everything you have while plotting gifts for yourself, family, and friends. For many this is an exciting time to get a deal and for others, it’s an overwhelming task that should be avoided at all costs. […]

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Six Steps for Millennials to Save $10K in a Year

Previously Published on Vivala Let’s be clear, there are no gimmicks to saving money, it’s all about a plan and sticking to it, but luckily there are some tips and tricks to make it easier to stay on track. First things first, let’s be honest, saving money is like dieting, the first month feels like […]

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This Startup Wants to Help Millennials Manage Their Money

Published on Entrepreneur.com August 12, 2016 In May, Entrepreneur.com editors hosted a “Pitch the Editor” challenge at this year’s Propeller Fest, one of the northeast’s largest tech and entrepreneurship meetups. They listened to dozens of pitches and narrowed their choices to 10 finalists. Check out pitch finalist Ramona Ortega’s idea in the video above. Ortega […]

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Instantly Start Spending Less and Saving More

No matter how much you make, you should always be saving. Building a strong savings account may help you prepare for an emergency expense, plan for an amazing vacation with friends, or save for a huge life event like a wedding or buying a house. There are two ways to really save: reduce expenses or […]

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Money Motivation: Surprise Expenses You Won’t See Coming

You already know that savings are important, you’ve heard it a thousand times. You get it, sure, but that doesn’t mean you’ll really do what it takes to build a sustainable savings account. Need extra motivation to stash more of your income into your savings? Check out these surprise expenses that can catch you off […]

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MOVE ON A BUDGET: 19 Tips To Save While You Move

There are few tasks as expensive and complex as moving. It doesn’t matter if you’re moving across the country or down the street, it’s annoying and can easily get pretty complicated and pricey. We may want to be young, wild, and free and move wherever our hearts desire but we must plan ahead and organize […]

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Save Money By Figuring Out Your Travel Style

Traveling, more often than not, leads to some sort of rewarding life experience. Whether it’s the trip of your life, or it rained and you had food poisoning the entire time, chances are that when you leave your home town, state, or country you will you learn something new about a culture separate from your own, […]

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THE FIRST STEPS YOU MUST TAKE TO GET OUT OF DEBT

Let’s admit it, chances are you have some amount of debt if you are reading this. That’s a great sign that you are aware and engaged in your financial health. You may even be ready to take steps to minimize your debts and learn how to make positive financial choices and strengthen your financial foundation. […]

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