Wallet Magazine

Solar Panels?

Q: My summertime electric bills are sky-high. For this reason, I’m really thinking about having solar panels installed on my roof. I figure it’s gotta help me save on energy costs, but I hear they can be super-expensive. Should I go solar?  A: Solar panels are popping up on roofs all across the country. This year, with…
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The Ultimate Shoppers Cheat Sheet!

You’ve already perfected your monthly shopping schedule to get the best possible prices throughout the year: linens in January; luggage in March; household appliances in May; patio furniture in September and wedding dresses in December.  But, did you know you should be timing your shopping throughout the week as well? That’s because each weekday brings…
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Spare Change?

Millions of Americans feel burdened by a substantial amount of credit card debt. Here’s a simple idea that could help. You may not realize it, but you probably accumulate at least one hundred dollars in spare change every month. Use that change solely for the purpose of paying off credit cards. At the end of…
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Vacation Scams!

Before heading on your dream vacation, read our list of four common vacation scams and learn how to avoid them!  1. The bogus prize.  In this scam, you’ll get a notification that you’re the lucky winner of a free vacation. You’ll start planning your trip, only to find you’re constantly asked to pay various “prize…
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