Ashley Realized the Impact of Recurring Costs on her Day-to-Day Budget

Ashley Realized the Impact of Recurring Costs on her Day-to-Day Budget

Financial change means different things to different people. For one, it may be sticking to a budget for the first time in eons; for another, it could be meeting savings objectives for a palpable goal. Whatever the reason, users all over the United States are experiencing change thanks to Change. In this series, you’ll get a glimpse of the ways Change has made an impact on the way others think about, and handle, money in their everyday lives.

Today, we bring you the answers of Ashley Hawk, a Respite Care provide from Franklin, West Virginia. Having recently become a homeowner, she […]

How to Afford those Last Minute Summer Plans

How to Afford those Last Minute Summer Plans

Uh oh. Is it mid-July already? If you, too, are wondering where exactly the Winter and Spring went, you might also be finding yourself puzzled in the face of all the vacation photos your friends seem to be uploading to Social Media. Newsflash: Summer’s in full swing, and everyone’s switched to vacation-mode. Don’t stay put!

Vacations are expensive, though. And since Summer already started, we’re talking about last minute plans – of the even more expensive variety. Don’t fret, we’ve come up with a few adjustments you can make to your daily budget, and if you start following them now, you’ll […]

Ariana Takes Note of Her Spending Habits – before they Catch Up with Her

Ariana Takes Note of Her Spending Habits – before they Catch Up with Her

Financial change means different things to different people. For one, it may be sticking to a budget for the first time in eons; for another, it could be meeting savings objectives for a palpable goal. Whatever the reason, users all over the United States are experiencing change thanks to Change. In this series, you’ll get a glimpse of the ways Change has made an impact on the way others think about, and handle, money in their everyday lives.

Today, we bring you the answers of Ariana James, a Social Worker from Claremont. Taking on such an altruistic role in life, it’s […]

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

5 Essential Steps towards Celebrating Your (Financial) Independence Day

As you watch the fireworks tonight, try to reflect on the meaning of this day. 240 years ago, our founders declared the United States a free and sovereign country, and never looked back. The freedom we enjoy today extends to the individual level; when it comes to money, however, freedom is an end in itself, and the road to achieving it is lined with smart choices.

Like our founders, we have to approach this whole independence thing with intent. People who’ve achieved financial independence have specific behaviors in common, and we couldn’t think […]