Articles by: Natalie Cooper

Top 25 Cheap Wedding Venue Ideas for Ceremony & Receptions on a Budget

Top 25 Cheap Wedding Venue Ideas for Ceremony & Receptions on a Budget

When it comes to cheap wedding venue ideas for ceremonies and receptions on a budget, creativity counts. It’s not enough to haggle for a lower price. Sometimes rock bottom estimates are still too rich for a couple’s blood and budget. A venue often needs to be free or as close to free as it can possibly get. Lucky for you, […]






by May 5, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
Ultimate Guide on How to Make a Personal Budget

Ultimate Guide on How to Make a Personal Budget

You’ve seen in several of our other personal finance posts that sticking to a budget is simply essential to good money management. It prevents shortfalls and overdraws, helps with building up savings, makes it easier to pay off debts in a systematic way, and just generally provides peace of mind. But how do you go about it? This is your […]






by May 4, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
How to Build Credit and Start to Establish a Credit History

How to Build Credit and Start to Establish a Credit History

Your credit score has an impact on almost everything you do and everything you will want to do in life. If you want to get a home, you will need a good credit score and history. If you want to get the best rate on a car loan or the lowest premium on your any type of insurance that you […]






by May 1, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
Best New Bank Account Offers: Checking & Savings Bonuses

Best New Bank Account Offers: Checking & Savings Bonuses

In the struggling economy of today, most banks are competing for your business, and what is more appealing to a new customer than an offer that includes more than your average low fees? Many of the gifts being offered for opening a new checking or savings account include cold hard cash, while others offer increased interest rates to make your […]






by April 30, 2016 0 comments Bank Accounts
15 Ideas for Getting Affordable Dental Care Without Insurance

15 Ideas for Getting Affordable Dental Care Without Insurance

Getting good dental care is an important part of providing for your full health care needs and those of your family. Yet, with so many other expenses pressing down on the average U.S. family, many find it increasingly difficult to afford biannual dental checkups, much less major emergency dental procedures. The cost of common tooth and gum care operations have […]






by April 29, 2016 0 comments Insurance
Top 25 Cheap Wedding Reception Food & Drink Menu Ideas on a Budget

Top 25 Cheap Wedding Reception Food & Drink Menu Ideas on a Budget

According to Statistic Brain, the average wedding costs about $28,000, with the reception food and bar services adding up to about $7,000. Because costs of individual services and products can add up quickly, it makes sense that you might want to cut down on expenses here and there. You can save money on the reception with these innovative food and […]






by April 28, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
How to Fix Your Credit Score: Rebuild Credit in 10 Fast Steps

How to Fix Your Credit Score: Rebuild Credit in 10 Fast Steps

Finding out you have bad credit is hard for anyone. Maybe you found out when you needed credit for an emergency car repair or hospital bill. Perhaps you found out when you were denied a home rental or a car loan. Maybe you just know that with all your late and missed payments your credit is bad and you haven’t […]






by April 22, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
Walmart Credit Card Review: A Look at the Pros and Cons

Walmart Credit Card Review: A Look at the Pros and Cons

Walmart offers customers two different credit cards to meet their purchasing needs. The first, the Walmart Credit Card can be used at any Walmart store and Walmart.com to make purchases within a credit limit. The second card that Walmart offers is the Walmart MasterCard. It’s available for making purchases in stores and online with retailers that accept MasterCard as a […]






by March 23, 2016 1 comment Credit Cards
5 Everyday Places You Can Cash Personal Checks

5 Everyday Places You Can Cash Personal Checks

We rarely need to rely on checks as a way to exchange money anymore. Unfortunately, not everyone has a checking account or direct deposit, so check cashing is still a necessity. Here are a few everyday places you can cash a check without a bank account. 1. Grocery Stores One of the easiest ways to cash a check if you […]






by March 18, 2016 0 comments Bank Accounts
Does Walmart Cash Checks?

Does Walmart Cash Checks?

Currently, Walmart offers a number of financial services for its customers. This includes check cashing with some limitations. Every Walmart location is capable of cashing certain types of checks for customers. Plus, the company is known for charging competitive rates for cashing each check, depending upon the total value. A cheaper option isn’t available in most areas. Thousands of customers […]






by January 29, 2016 1 comment Personal Finance