Cute Piggy Banks for All Ages

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I know piggy banks are traditionally for kids, but when I was growing up, my grandparents had an old 5-gallon water jug that was their official "retiring to Florida" fund. We'd all add coins whenever we had them and eventually they did retire to Florida (although I'm thinking it took a bit more than what…

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5 Reasons to Keep Your Budget Advice to Yourself

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and The Freelance Farmer: With the exception of a regular sit-down with your spouse, the annual goal meeting with your tax guy, or a consultation with a “real” personal finance expert, your budget should be something personal and kept close to the vest. Why? …

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Daily Worth: Free Daily Money Tips for Women

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If you're looking to improve your budgeting skills and learn more about financial topics in general, the Daily Worth is a free daily newsletter containing tips about budgeting, earning, saving, investing and spending each and every week. Sign up to start receiving the Daily Worth right to your inbox! What financial topics would you like…

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Going to the Movies Doesn’t Have to Cost an Arm & a Leg

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: The last time we went the the movies, we spent a small fortune! We're always looking for ways to save money. Amanda, one of the staff writers at My Dollar Plan shared her thoughts with me on hitting the…

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3 Reasons You “Deserve” To Not Spend More

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and The Freelance Farmer: I've heard it so many times: A friend (or even myself, in some instances), stops off to make an impulse purchase with the justification that they “deserve it.” Whether it's a new pair of pricey pumps or just an extra…

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