4 Romantic Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be an expensive holiday. With these four date night ideas, you can enjoy Valentine’s Day on a budget.

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Five Summer Vacations that Won’t Bust the Budget

Even in July, it’s not too late to book a budget summer vacation for you and your family.

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The popularity of shows such as Extreme Couponing reflects the lengths that people are willing to go to in order to shave hundreds, even thousands, of dollars off their grocery bills. But is it for you? To get some answers I spoke with two couponers: one who takes an... Read more
Though the prospect of discussing budgets, IRA accounts, and income taxes is decidedly less romantic than whispering sweet nothings, it is no less important. In fact, a survey several years ago found that 84 percent of couples say money has created tension in their marriages. With Valentine’s Day this... Read more
I used to depend on my credit card to purchase just about everything: gas, food, clothes, candy, dinner – even paying the bills. It was convenient, but it also got me into some serious financial trouble when mixed with my spend-a-holic propensities. So one day I got rid of my... Read more
People use credit cards in many different ways but many do not use it the right way – are you one of the guilty? Understanding how to use credit cards correctly can save you a lot of money and stress later on. Five Ways to Use Credit Cards Emergency... Read more

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released its monthly personal income report which shows personal income increased $1.2 billion and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $1.6 billion in February 2010. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $34.7 billion, or 0.3 percent.

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President Obama remains agnostic on tax increases and promises to keep all options on the table, including the possibility of taxing middle-class, working Americans making less than $250,000 per year.

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