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Meals and Steals
Category Archives: Spotlight on Savings
You did it! You stopped using credit, stuck to your repayment plan, and now you are out of debt. What a great feeling! No more credit card statements in the mail and no more monthly finance charges to pay.
Charity scams have increased in recent years. In 2008, the Federal Trade commission received 1.23 million complaints regarding charitable contributions to nonexistent charities. The number of complaints increased to 1.33 million complaints in 2009.
A stop to pick up the mail usually means a bill or two, perhaps a letter from a dear friend, several credit card offers, an offer for a pre-qualified home equity loan, and a sweepstakes offer. We expect to receive … Continue reading
New Resolutions for 2012 may be in jeopardy. Can you give yourself daily points for performing each of ten daily practices to help you achieve habits for a lifetime? Convert those ambitious New Year’s Resolutions, like losing weight and saving … Continue reading
Family and Consumer Sciences information to inspire you to save money while you engage in Life-Long-Learning . . . Holiday spending excesses lead many people to resolve to handle money differently in the coming year. All too often budgeting resolutions … Continue reading