When I stumbled upon the 52 week savings plans, I was hooked. It looked like a fun (and easy) way to save cash. We go on a couple of trips a year, so I use this method to save for them. I’ve been doing it for two years now, and it’s been working out well.(...)
Living below your means needn't be painful or uncomfortable. Indeed, as soon as you manage to live below your means you can then start saving money for the future and creating the life you really want. Not sure how? Then read on for some killer personal finance tips to help you spend less than you earn...
McDonald's Delusional Budget for Low-Wage Workers: McDonald's is admitting that a full-time worker at one of their restaurants does not earn enough to support themselves. Their budget demands that you get a second job, if you are lucky enough to find one. If you can't get a second job, the full-time low-wage worker will be forced to go on welfare, or get public assistance. This means that taxpayers are subsidizing the labor expenses of major corporations like McDonald's.