Finances

What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Buy in October
It's the beginning of a brand new month. It's the beginning of a brand new season. It's the beginning of a new business quarter. Christmas isn't that far away and many are thinking about their gift lists. Here's what you should and shouldn't buy in October.
How to Save on Gas
Gas is hovering around four dollars a gallon and sometimes driving less isn't always an option, so here are a few ways to save on gas.
When Should You Pay With Cash?
I have to be honest here. I always use my debit card because if I have cash, I'll go out to eat. When I do have cash, I oftentimes forget I have it because hardly anybody uses it anymore, but here are the times when you should use cash.
Are You Bad With Money?
When Glen and I got married and combined our finances, I took the checkbook and handed it over to him. I told him I hate this job and it's yours now. I don't like managing money. I never thought I was "bad" with money, it's just a pain to balance finances. Here are s…
How to Save Money on Groceries
I’m not talking about going the extreme coupon route here. I’m talking about real world every day people kind of saving money. It takes a little bit of extra time, but it’s totally worth it.
Is He a Cheap Skate?
A lot of people are watching their pennies these days, but there's a difference between someone who's trying to mindful of their budget and a plain old cheap skate. How do you tell the difference?
What’s Killing Your Budget?
You make the money, but where does it all go? You set a budget, but it seems there's never enough to go around. Here are a few ways you may be killing your household budget.
Renting an Apartment – What You Should Know
It seems like "back to school" is a long way off, but move in day at St. Cloud State is just over a month away. If your kid is planning on renting an apartment, here are a few things to know before they sign the lease.
How to do Father’s Day on a Budget
Father's Day is Sunday and yesterday, I gave you some gift ideas for the tech savvy dad and sometimes tech gifts can get a little spendy. Here are some Father's Day gifts that won't break the bank.

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