If you’re wondering whether there is still adequate time to invest in a college savings fund for your kid(s), you should go ahead and make the leap anyway. You don't want to rely just on student loans to fund their education. You can invest with a robo-advisor or go through a traditional college savings plan broker, depending on your family’s college savings goals. How to Save for College While Your Kid is in High School Start Investing in a 529 College Savings Plan One of the most important things a parent can do while saving up for … [Read more...] about How to Save for College While Your Kid is in High School
The following is a guest post by Anthony Goff, a financial advisor with a degree in Mathematics and also the founder of Personal Finance Hub. If you'd like to submit a guest post to Money Q&A, check out our guest posting guidelines. Saving isn't necessarily the easiest thing to do. As soon as you get your paycheck or money from a friend, the first thing you’re going to think about is spending it as soon as possible. However, what if we told you to start saving that money? I know, we sound crazy. But, if you start saving early in … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why You Should Start Saving Early
It is not always easy to put into practice how to save money on vacation. It always seems like you have to jump through a lot of hoops, plan significantly ahead, and often alter your true plans to really benefit from saving money on your vacation. But, it does not have to be that way. There are several easy and fairly painless ways on how to save money on your vacation. With the summer fast approaching, now is the time to learn how to save money on vacation before you head out the door with your towel and suntan lotion in hand. Check … [Read more...] about How to Save Money on Vacation with These Easy Tips
For the past few months, my wife and I have been testing out Hello Fresh. So, I thought that it would be fun to tell you what we found in a Hello Fresh review on Money Q&A. Note - This article may contain affiliate links. We’ve actually really loved the HelloFresh service! Here’s why… Hello Fresh Review – Fast, Easy, Fun, and Cheap Meals What is Hello Fresh? You’ve probably seen the Hello Fresh commercials on television. They seem to be everywhere lately. Hello Fresh is one of the many meal subscription services that delivers prepackage … [Read more...] about Hello Fresh Review – Fast, Easy, Fun, and Cheap Meals to Make at Home
Did you know the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. nowadays is $26,444? That’s more than what some new cars cost, and it can be disheartening later on when you and your new spouse are house shopping and could’ve used a few extra grand for a decent down payment. But, there are several ways how to save money on a wedding. Instead of breaking the bank with a fairytale wedding complete with all the bells and whistles, here’s a few ideas for an equally wonderful but more wallet-friendly wedding. How To Save Money On A Wedding Shrink the … [Read more...] about 7 Easy Tips How To Save Money On A Wedding Before It’s Too Late
What is Digit? I’ve been obsessed with Digit, the money saving app and website, ever since early last year when I heard about it from my buddy J. Money over a Budgets Are Sexy. I’m always looking for cool and interesting ways to trick myself into saving money. And, when I heard about Digit, I just had to try it out for myself. I’ve been saving money through Digit for the past year, and now I’m starting to have friends and relatives ask questions about the money saving smartphone app and the service that Digit provides. So, I figured that I … [Read more...] about Digit Review – How To Easily Save Money On Your Smartphone Without Realizing
When it comes to car maintenance, many folks prefer to depend on auto shops and mechanics’ advice for fluid fills, repairs, and tire care. Many automotive repair companies and mechanics have solid reputations, but deceitful practices such as misleading sales tactics continue to lead to lawsuits and frustrated customers. The average car maintenance cost can be a large portion of the cost of owning a new car. To avoid getting a bad deal on your car’s maintenance and repairs, here are nine clever ways to save money on all things automotive … [Read more...] about 9 Ways to Save Big Money on Car Maintenance Right Now!
Let's face it. Baseball games are expensive. It costs a lot of money to take your family to see professional baseball games. But, it doesn't have to cost a fortune if you're smart. There are tips for baseball games and ways to save money. In the good ol’ days of baseball, families could easily afford a stadium’s admission prices, enjoy crackerjacks during the game, and sometimes even run onto the field afterwards to celebrate their team’s victory. Nowadays, ticket prices are more expensive than ever. Overpriced fast food franchises have … [Read more...] about Top 5 Frugal Tips for Taking Your Family Out to Baseball Games
Subscription boxes first became popular in 2011. Today, it’s estimated that there are 400-600 different subscription box options ranging from $10-90 per month in the US alone. There are millions of subscribers for everything from wine to tech gadgets and beauty sets. These subscriptions are touted as effective ways to save money. But, if you don’t do your homework first, you might not get the best value for your money. My wife and I love to drink wine. Well…my wife loves to drink wine. Gary Vaynerchuk talked in his new book, #AskGaryVee, … [Read more...] about Subscription Boxes: Are They Worth The Price You Pay?