Wallet Magazine

Buying a Car with a Bank or Credit Union?

Need a car but can’t pay cash? You have three choices: Borrow from the dealer or manufacturer’s financing company, borrow from a bank, or borrow from a credit union (unless Uncle Bob is willing to finance you, but who wants the “strings” that go along with that?). Each method has advantages and disadvantages – but…
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Party At Home!

Birthdays are wonderful-but don’t bust your budget celebrating someone’s special day. Instead, when a family member turns a year older, party at home! Cook up their favorite dinner instead of going out to eat and make it festive with low-cost party décor you can pick up at a dollar store. Play some party games to…
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Pick a Color!

Remember when you had a favorite color? Whether it was pink, red, or green, favoring one color gives little girls something all their own. Favorite colors grow up when it comes to your wardrobe. Basing your fashion life around a single color has benefits to your purse too. You’re not stuck with one color for…
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College Meal Prep!

As a college student living away from home, perhaps for the first time in your life, you’re in charge of all your dietary needs. No one’s stocking the fridge and pantry with your favorite snacks, or whipping up your best dinner each night. If you want to eat, you’ve got to plan.  All that shopping…
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