December 11th, 2014

12/16/14 Tweetchat: Saving and Spending During the Holidays

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Hi everyone!

We’re in the midst of the holiday season! Whether you’ve already finished all of your holiday shopping or have yet to begin, we want to know how you’re managing your money. Are you keeping a budget? How are you paying for your purchases? These are just some of the things we’ll be covering in our upcoming Tweetchat, so join us on Tuesday, December 16 at 2pm PST to talk about how you’re spending and saving during this festive time of year.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and use the hashtag #CKchat in each of your responses!

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November 27th, 2013

How to Prevent Debt During the Holiday Season

How to Prevent Debt During the Holiday Season

The holidays can decimate your finances if you’re not careful, which is why it makes sense to be prepared. There are numerous ways to prevent debt during the holiday season, but the one factor all of these tactics have in common is that they require planning and forethought. If you want to save your wallet later on, clear your schedule and mentally prepare yourself for the holiday season.

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November 22nd, 2013

Link Roundup: Ways to Make Do With What You Have

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Ways to Make Do With What You Have "Have you heard the old saying: “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.”? I grew up with this, in theory and in practice. We were poor, Mom and Dad lived every day showing us what it meant to ‘make it do’ and we often ‘did without’. Here are my thoughts on frugal ways to make things do." Prairie Eco-Thrifter

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September 27th, 2013

Link Roundup: 5 Money Excuses That Held Me Back

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5 Money Excuses That Held Me Back "...This past weekend, I resembled the person I once was: a gal who made a handful of money excuses. Here’s how those excuses held me back and what I did to overcome them." Get Rich Slowly

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April 19th, 2013

Link Roundup: The Unemployment Diet: How We Cut Our Spending by $1,000 a Month

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The Unemployment Diet: How We Cut Our Spending by $1,000 a Month "One Tuesday morning last November my husband called from work and told me to sit down—and not get mad. Whenever a phone call starts that way, you just know it’s not going to end well." Five Cent Nickel

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January 11th, 2012

Wednesday Roundup: Top 10 States for New Year’s Weight Loss Plan Signups

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Top 10 states for New Year's weight loss plan signups "When Americans make the resolution to lose weight every year, some head off to the gym to tone their bodies, while others sign up for weight loss programs to change their diets. Bye, bye holiday pie. Hello, Weight Watchers." Bundle

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December 16th, 2011

Friday Roundup: 6 Ways to Waste Money During the Holidays

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6 Ways to Waste Money During the Holidays "What’s a few extra dollars here or there when holiday sales offer such a banquet of deals? It can’t hurt to blow the budget once a year. After all, you won’t have to pay down those credit cards until January, right? Wrong! No matter how caught up you get in the holiday-spending spirit, you should never compromise your budget and financial health. Here are six common ways holiday shoppers waste money, along with practical solutions to avoid such overspending." Financial Highway

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December 5th, 2011

The Deal That Wasn’t a Deal

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The situation: I wanted a new coffee maker. The enticement: Gilt, a flash sale site, was having a special sale on fancy coffee and espresso makers. The one I wanted was $79, marked down from $145. Here’s how the chat with my husband went.

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November 23rd, 2011

Wednesday Roundup: Why Can’t We Have Our Cake and Eat It Too?

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Why Can’t We Have Our Cake and Eat It Too? "The English proverb tells us that we can’t have our cake and eat it too. I’ve often struggled to understand exactly what that means. I guess it’s supposed to imply that we can’t have it both ways. How can we preserve something of value if we continue to consume it?" Balance Junkie

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November 16th, 2011

Wednesday Roundup: How to Spend Less Without Starting a Budget

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How to Spend Less Without Starting a Budget "Some of the most common advice for helping someone spend less is to start a budget, but this approach doesn't always work." Wise Bread

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