Tag Archives: save money

Keep Back-to-School Spending Under Control

According to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights and Analytics, total spending for K-12 schools and college combined is projected to reach $82.8 billion. To break that down into a more relatable number, families … Continue reading

Posted in Bergen County, NJ, saving money | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

America Saves Week Presents: 7 Ways to Get Your Savings on Track

According to America Saves Week spokesperson Madeline Daniels, people with a plan to save are twice as likely to save successfully. But what works for one person may not work as well (or at all) for another. There are many ways … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, saving money | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Make the Most of Your Back-to-School Budget

According to a recent Junior Achievement survey, 60% of parents surveyed said it is a challenge to afford school supplies. The survey revealed that 64% of parents expect to pay less than $500 per child on back-to-school items while 17% … Continue reading

Posted in "back to school savings", "Back to School", saving money, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Worry, Be “Appy”: Shopping Apps to Help You Save

Regardless of the topic at hand, as the ubiquitous, Apple®-coined catchphrase goes, you can be almost certain that “There’s an app for that™.” Savings is no exception! These four apps each offer convenient ways to save money, not to mention … Continue reading

Posted in Bergen County, Budgeting, saving, saving money, Shopping Online | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

7 Ways to Turn Saving Money into a Habit

Did you know that only half of Americans report having good savings habits? If you are on the wrong side of that percentage but want to change, America Saves Week, February 23 – 28, 2015, is the perfect time to … Continue reading

Posted in saving, saving money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments