First payroll check of 2011 lets you keep more

Your boss may be stingy and your company may be struggling, but if you are working in America you are about to get a raise. Thanks to the political deal-making that helped extend federal income tax cuts, everyone who pays Social Security taxes is going to get a...

Save or stash?

So Christmas is over and your loved ones – bless ’em – have bestowed upon you a few gift cards, and even some cash, with which to splurge. Because we’re here to serve, we asked a few financial experts about ways that you might put your...

Tips for stretching that holiday dollar

It’s become increasingly evident. From commercials announcing layaway opportunities to overstocked toy store shelves, all the signs are there. Yes, the holiday shopping season is upon us. And it doesn’t come cheap. Nationwide, people will spend an average...

Clipping Coupons to Cut Costs on Grocery Bill

Clipping Coupons might seem like a daunting task, but on average you save 30 cents with every coupon you clip. This will result in major savings when checking out of the grocery store. Here are few tips to help speed up the process and leave more money in your pocket:...