Lucy Oake

5 Tips to Become Financially Successful in 2018

January 9, 2018
Financially successful

The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. No matter where you’re at financially, there’s always room for improvement! So along with your other resolutions, try incorporating a few of these strategies for a fatter wallet in 2018. Stick to Saving Most people aren’t natural savers, yet we all have things we […]

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7 Ways to Automate Your Life and Save Money

December 30, 2017
Automate your life and finances

As much as I love the phrase “time is money,” there’s no substitute for the value of your time. That’s why I think everyone needs to make their life — and finances — as simple as possible. Luckily, in the day and age of technology, there are so many tasks we can automate. So free […]

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Cut the Cord: Cable TV Alternatives

December 22, 2017
cable TV alternatives

Living a budget-friendly lifestyle often means cutting costs on entertainment. Ditching your cable TV subscription can be a huge money-saver. And with new cable TV alternatives popping up regularly, you probably won’t even notice it’s gone. How to Watch TV Without Cable Watching TV without cable is all about taking advantage of free or low-cost […]

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Which Budgeting Methods are Right for You?

December 19, 2017
Budgeting methods

5 Popular Budgeting Methods – Which is Right for You? Using a budget is one of the best things you can do to get – or stay – in control of your finances. What many people don’t realize is that there are lots of different budgeting methods to choose from. The method that works best […]

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How Long Do Collections Stay on Your Credit Report?

December 12, 2017
How Long Do Collections Stay on Your Credit Report?

Your credit score is a direct reflection of your credit report. It’s considered an important measure of your financial responsibility. Along with the number of accounts or loans you have, your payment history, and your total credit available, past collections are an important factor that credit companies consider when calculating your credit score. If you […]

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Christmas on a Budget – Saving Money During The Holidays

November 22, 2017
Christmas on a budget

It’s that time of year again! Holiday shopping makes it tempting to spend money, and even if you stick to a budget, it can feel like a stretch. So, if you need some ideas on how to make shopping less of a burden for your wallet, you’re in the right place! Christmas on a budget […]

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What To Do If You Miss a Student Loan Payment

November 20, 2017
Missed Student Loan Payment

It’s easier than you think to miss a student loan payment. If you’re trying to juggle your career, your life, and other responsibilities, your student loan due date may come and go. However, missing even one payment can have negative effects. If you realize you’ve missed a student loan payment, here’s what you need to […]

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