Millennial Money: A new set of shopping tips in the pandemic

Prior to March, shoppers would go to the mall or grocery store — without masks — and scout out the latest sales. Now, shopping looks much different. “The way consum...

Millennial Money: How frugal fashionistas can stay on trend

Nowadays, it’s not just celebrities who wear high-end clothing and accessories. The influencers filling your social media feed likely wear them, too. Millennials love buying luxury n...

Millennial Money: How we renegotiated our bills to cut costs

I know, I know. You’ve probably heard all about how you should renegotiate your bills to save money. But that’s easier said than done, right? That’s why I tried it out. I called up s...

Black Friday shopping could look very different this year

Doors bursting open at stores. Crowds spilling into the aisles. Elbows brushing up against others. Products flying off shelves. These are the hallmark images of Black Friday. Well, t...

Millennial Money: Lessons learned while sheltering at home

Shelter in place. Lockdown. Quarantine. Whatever you call it, it’s been a few months since the COVID-19 pandemic taught us what staying home for an extended period of time actually ...

Can't make money right now? Free up cash in your budget

You’re not the only one with a tight budget. Millions of Americans are currently struggling with unemployment, lost hours and lowered wages. There’s little comfort in knowing that ot...

Millennial Money: Unexpected perks of scaling back spending

When I originally set out to write this column, I wanted to share the unexpected benefits of cutting back on my online shopping habit. At the beginning of the year, I set a personal ...

Millennial Money: Do this before adopting or buying a puppy

Puppies provide us with comfort, happiness and love. But bringing a four-legged friend into your daily life is quite an investment — a pup requires a considerable amount of your time...

Millennial Money: Secrets of a Black Friday Shopper

My husband and I have a Thanksgiving routine. Before the family arrives or the turkey is carved, we gather in the living room. As Christmas music plays in the background, he turns on his laptop, and I...

Millennial Money: 4 must-do's if your order arrives damaged

NEW YORK (AP) — Nowadays, consumers shop online for just about everything. So you've likely experienced the stinging disappointment when a TV, piece of furniture or something else you ordered finally ...

These types of apps could prompt impromptu spending

While some apps help you save money, others have a way of encouraging you to spend more. Changing how you connect with these types of apps by deleting them, not downloading them in t...

Millennial Money: Why you need a midyear budget check-in

A typical July includes vacations, travel, shopping, weddings and beaches. Budgets? Not really. But the year's halfway point provides a great opportunity to take a close look at your...

5 good times to shop for almost anything

There's a best time to buy just about anything , but knowing which product will go on sale at what time isn't always easy. So here's a list of general shopping rules that can apply t...

Millennial Money: 5 money tactics for military deployments

While serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Erik Goodge was severely wounded during a deployment to Afghanistan. After returning home, the veteran became passionate about finances as he navigated his po...

Millennial Money: 3 ways to curb a shopping urge

Shopping can be a form of relaxation, an entertaining way to spend time or even a hobby. But it can turn into an expensive habit. Whether you sometimes give in to a weakness for desi...