Setting Up a Family Budget for Better Savings
If you have just been married and getting settled in to your new life, then it will help you immensely to get started right. So many couples have found out the hard way that starting off on the wrong foot … Continue reading
How to Save Money When Traveling for the Holidays
For many people this coming holiday season, the name of the game is still to try and save money where possible. Money is still not flowing as freely as it once was, and this means that corners still need to … Continue reading
#EarthDay: 6 Great Ways to Save Some Green While Going Green!
In recognition of Earth Day, PocketSmith would like to recommend a few great ways to save money while also saving the environment. Many people still think that the green alternative is also the expensive alternative, but the fantastic thing about … Continue reading
Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Car Expenses
Unless you live in an area that is well-served by a public transportation network, a vehicle is an expense that most people would deem necessary. Owning a car gives you the freedom to move from one place to the next without too … Continue reading
How Much Does it Cost to Be a Stay-at-Home Mum?
Mothers everywhere have at one time or another toyed with the idea of staying at home to raise the kids. Some jump right in deciding that no amount of money can make up for the experience of being able to … Continue reading
6 Tips to Save Money on Your Next Travel Trip!
Traveling these days can be rather expensive. When money is tight, as you know, it is essential to be able to find ways to still travel – but how to do it for less money. There are many ways to … Continue reading
Measuring Financial Progress
As time passes it is quite normal and even constructive to measure your progress in different areas of your life. You may look at where you are professionally to make decisions on what needs to be done in that arena. … Continue reading
Small Changes that Save Big Money
When the cost of living is on the rise and income levels are more or less stagnant, saving money can feel like a steep uphill climb. Nevertheless, if you are determined you can find small ways that overtime can add … Continue reading
Top 5 Reasons Personal Budgets Fail
A budget should be an earnest attempt to change spending habits permanently for the better, or lasting results cannot be expected. Take a look at the top 5 reasons why personal budgets fail. Continue reading
How you Can Start Spending Smart by Paying Attention to Consumer Trends
As the economic crisis worsens and spending decreases, many retailers and distributors are slashing their prices. Most people earn enough to cover their needs and at least some of their wants, but what happens when the “want” that you purchase … Continue reading