A new year feels like a new beginning, and the tradition of making resolutions solidifies that notion. Adopt these three resolutions to control your financial stress, and make 2014 the year of swollen saving accounts!
You may find it easier to control your budget with cash or a debit card than with a credit card. Credit card interest rates are NOT your friend. Carrying only small amounts of cash will help keep you from making unnecessary impulse purchases.
Paying additional fees for a credit card or bank account might not sound smart, but it can sometimes prove rewarding. Forking out money for fees is something to consider before you overlook places you could be saving.
Tipping is one of the most difficult aspects of travel to navigate, since you have to take into consideration everything from how employees are paid to cultural traditions hat could have you embarrassing yourself and your waiter just by leaving that 15 percent.
Everybody has their share of bad habits, and financial ones can often be the hardest to identify. Fortunately, once identified, bad money habits can be combatted and kicked with a healthy dose of self-discipline
Banks continue to raise the fee that is charged when customers spend more than they have in their accounts. Since the end of 2012, the average fee for a $50 overdraft has increased from $33.70 to $34.90 at the 10 largest U.S. banks.