2 Ways to Make Your Money Work for You in Time of Financial Volatility

Have you noticed that your money is making much less money than it used to? I’ve been watching this get more and more serious over the last decade or so. Even if you have no direct experience of that – though I do hope that you all have some savings and investments – you couldn’t have missed the mainstream media headlines. Inevitably these are dressed in drama, fear and exaggeration though there is a kernel of truth in them. See for yourselves: ‘Devastating’ blow for prudent Brits as almost 300 accounts have interest rates slashed Interest rate massacre: scores of […] Read more »

Fist Pump Friday: I Love You Like A Blogger Roundup – 9/16

My family and I are headed out of town today for a family event tomorrow.  Family from various parts of the Midwest will be coming together and staying in the same hotel this evening.  As my wife was booking our room, she found that we had accumulated enough points through the hotel chain’s rewards program to get a free night’s stay.  BONUS!  We don’t stay in hotel’s often, but my wife is diligent in making sure we get our points.  This is the first time we’ve accumulated enough points for a free room.  We may be going out of town […] Read more »

Save Money On Snapple® Tea With Price Rollback at Walmart!!!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnappleRollback #CollectiveBias Here at Enemy Of Debt, we help you get the most out of your hard earned money.  If you like Snapple, you’re going to LOVE this money saving opportunity at Walmart! Stock Up On Snapple 64 Oz. Peach, Diet Peach, and Kiwi Strawberry- Buy 2/$3 on Rollback at Walmart! Buy your favorite Snapple flavors for only $1.50/64 Oz. bottle (originally $1.98) from now until November 30th. Don’t miss out on your chance to enjoy more of your favorite Snapple drinks when […] Read more »

iPhone7: Worth the Hype, or Complete Waste Of Money?

Last week Apple officially unveiled the iPhone 7, causing much buzz among consumers. I know people that were watching the announcement live while they were at work. I witnessed unbounded praise on Facebook from friends that are fans of Apple. I’ve already seen iPhone 6 models up for sale as they’ve per-ordered their iPhone 7. With all of this, I figured I should at least familiarize myself with the wonders of this new phone and why people are getting ready to once again camp out in line to shell out a minimum of $649. I did some research and created […] Read more »

Fist Pump Friday: I Love You Like A Blogger Roundup – 9/8

On Sunday, my son is having his senior pictures taken.  After shelling out some serious cash for my daughter’s homecoming dress, this is going to be another shot in the budget.  The good news is, the photographer has a menu of products, and we can pick and choose what we want to buy to fit within how much we want to spend.  We’ll see if we can get what we want, or if we’re going to have to squeeze our spending a bit to pay more.  One one hand, they’re just pictures….on the other hand he’ll only be a senior […] Read more »

Buy 1 Get 1 50% Off Sales: 3 Steps To Maximizing Savings

Buy One, Get One 50% off sales make me tingle all over. When this kind of sale is offered by retailers, I like to take full advantage as it has the opportunity to save me a significant amount of money. But, you have to be careful with your purchases or you won’t get as much of a benefit as possible. My daughter and I walked into a shoe store looking for footwear for the new school year. The windows of the retailer were plastered with signs advertising a buy one, get one 50% off sale. My daughter found a pair […] Read more »

5 Good Shopping Habits you Need to Adopt Now

Do you like to shop around? If yes, then you must adopt some good shopping habits. When you develop these habits then you are in a position to save money always. Let’s find out what these habits are. 1.Don’t Be Blind Brand Follower No doubt, a lot of people have become very conscious about brand shopping. They become blind followers of brand and never look around. It is indeed a mistake and everyone should avoid it. Though brands offer quality goods for you yet you might be paying more money than needed sometimes. So, don’t stuck on logos. You should […] Read more »

Avoiding Debt in the Online Domain

Whether you’re doing a little digital shopping for some gifts for your loved ones, or just taking a gamble at an online gaming site, the arrival of the internet in our lives has presented us all with a huge variety of ways to spend our money. And it’s the sheer ease and convenience of hitting that PayPal button that makes any financial activity on the internet require a little more thought than when shopping in your high street store. It’s all too easy to make those spontaneous purchases that quickly stack up and lead us perilously close to finding ourselves […] Read more »

The Benefits Of Working With Ameritech Financial

Headquartered in Rohnert Park, California, Ameritech Financial Corporation is a consumer advocacy group that helps students organize and repay their student debt. More specifically, the company helps its clients find suitable student loan repayment plans. Moreover, the company also offers its clients financial analysis and document preparation services. Some of the other benefits of working with Ameritech Financial include: A Wide Range of Services Ameritech Financial offers a wide range of services and programs, including public service loan forgiveness (PSLF), income-contingent repayment plan (ICR), income-based repayment plan (IBR), loan deferment, and loan forbearance. Regulatory Compliance The official Ameritech Financial review […] Read more »

Fist Pump Friday: I Love You Like A Blogger Roundup – 9/2

Labor Day weekend is here, which for my kids means school starts next week.   The beginning of the school year signals the imminent change of seasons, but also means a change in the household budget.  It’s time to switch over to the school year spending plan which translates to buying less groceries since the kids aren’t home during the day and adding a “school lunch” line to the plan.  It’s not an even exchange as school lunches tend to cost more than the extra groceries I buy for the summer.  It might not be a lot, but it has to […] Read more »

Should You Be Teaching Your Kids About Credit Scores?

Let’s face it, there are plenty of adults who don’t know what a credit score is. But this doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t know. In fact, grown ups with no knowledge of credit create a lot of problems for themselves. Without the underlying knowledge of credit, it’s really easy for a financial life to go off the rails for a long time. Bad credit results in high payments for things like loans. It can mean that a mortgage of auto loan isn’t available at all. It can even mean that finding good employment is hard or impossible, though laws about […] Read more »

What Is Amazon Prime, and Is It Worth The Cost?

I noticed a $99 purchase during my weekly review of my son’s checking account. Being a secondary on my son’s account allows me to periodically review his spending to ensure he’s being smart with his money. By the description of the purchase I knew that he had had paid for a yearly subscription to Amazon Prime. I didn’t know much about the service, so I did a little research to find out what he would get for his $99.   Here are the major services that come with an Amazon Prime Membership: Free Shipping Amazon Prime members enjoy free 2 […] Read more »

How to Give yourself the Best Odds and Win at Simple Table Games

When it comes to playing games at a casino, you have to be careful in order to ensure that your money management is on point, in order to provide you with the best winning chances and ensuring you don’t make rash decisions with a lot of money on the line. Money management is important in every casino game, from the slots to high profile poker tournaments, but knowing how to manage your money isn’t always going to give you the best odds – it will simply allow you to ensure that your money doesn’t go to waste. However, there are […] Read more »

Fist Pump Friday: I Love You Like A Blogger Roundup – 8/26

My daughter begins high school this year.  She’s a typical girl, liking all the things girls typically like.  Which means Homecoming in early October has been a hot topic of conversation with her friends for months.  We’ve checked out a few places with no luck.  That all changed last night.  We went to a store in a nearby small town that specializes in dresses for Homecoming and High School Prom.  She instantly found a dress she fell in love with. You could see it in how she smiled, how she twirled in it, and how she looked at herself in […] Read more »