Category: Money Tips

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Summer Savings Tips

It’s easy to overspend during the summer months. Family vacations, weekend barbecues, even the cost of cooling your home are all added expenses that can hurt your wallet if you’re not careful.

Check out this video for summer savings tips for all your favorite warm weather activities.

Is it better to buy or rent? Depends on the item.

Should you buy or rent a home?

Lease or purchase a car?

Buy or borrow power tools?

Own or Rent DVDs and books?

Rent or purchase camping gear?

Find out the answers to all of these questions in this “Buy Versus Rent” segment from the today show.

30 Something Money Advice
Marketplace Money | April 18, 2014 (more…)

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Take Advantage of These Tax Deductions

Are you making the most of the tax deductions that are available to you? Watch this clip to learn about tax deductions that are often overlooked.

Retirement Advice, 401(k) Matching, Debt Payments and More
Marketplace Money | March 21, 2014 (more…)

Fox 5 NY takes a look at our average retirement savings, where we fall short, and what we can do to save more for retirement. (more…)

public service loan forgiveness
Changes might be coming to student loan repayment plans, including PSLF.

Student loans are increasingly demanding national attention and concern. Similar to the health care debate or social security funding issues, everyone seems to have an opinion. There are many perspectives that are relevant and important regarding how we should move forward with loan forgiveness plans, including Public Service Loan Forgiveness. But one thing is for sure, this is likely to continue to be an emotional topic for many. (more…)

Student Loan Debt and Money Advice for Young People
Marketplace Money | December 20, 2013
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3 tips to cool impulse shopping urges

Impulse shopping makes us happy, and it’s particularly tempting during the holiday shopping season. Here’s what you need to know to fight the impulse shopping urge while you’re out and about during Black Friday and beyond.  (more…)