8 simple steps to stay out of debt this holiday season. The holidays may seem far away, but in a few short weeks (9 to be exact!), you’ll be sitting down to a Thanksgiving meal and browsing Black Friday deals. This is why it’s important to prep your budget now so you can avoid going…

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Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer and with that comes a bevy of Labor Day sales on end-of-season merchandise. But it’s not just summer clothing you can find at a steep discount during, there are several other categories worth keeping a watchful eye on for serious savings. Just keep in mind, not…

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This 2020 school year is looking different as more begin the fall semester with distance learning. And, that means your school shopping list is going to look different, too. With big ticket items making this year’s school essentials like tablets and laptops, it’s important to find ways to save. Andrea caught up with ABC 7…

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With more than 50% of schools across the country going remote and requiring kids to learn virtually, parents are facing bigger shopping bills and are looking for easy back to school savings. In fact, studies show that 51% of parents will be spending more on online tutoring and online education courses and the National Retail…

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Managing money.

I am all about easy budgeting tips that make saving money simple and effortless. And, I know this is something a lot of families need right now especially during this crisis. My practical savings tips can be put into action right away to help you stretch your budget and make your dollars go further. I…

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I’m all about saving money. In fact, I never pay for anything without searching for a coupon, comparing prices or haggling first. But, I don’t just focus my bargain hunting efforts on saving money–I also look for ways to make money when I shop, too. That’s right, there are several easy ways you can make…

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Shopping at big box store

Believe it or not, it’s easy to make mistakes when trying to save money. Especially when it comes to shopping for deals. One of the biggest areas you are likely making a shopping mistake is associating certain stores like Walmart, Target, Amazon and Costco for having the best prices. And, these misleading perceptions can fool…

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Making extra cash on the side doesn’t have to take much time. There are several easy ways to earn a few bucks without much effort. Andrea recently chatted with NBC 4 I-Team consumer investigator Randy Mac about a couple sites and apps to help you earn free money online on your energy bill and even…

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woman is stressed about money

I recently joined Cheddar to talk about how people can budget and manage their money during this pandemic (you can watch the segment by clicking the image above!). With businesses shutting down and workers losing their jobs, it’s more crucial than ever to understand your own financial situation and create as much wiggle room in…

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Did you know, 1 in 5 divorces are related to money conflicts? It’s so unfortunate to know that many marriages unravel because of financial fights. The good news is, knowing how to talk about money in an open and positive way and how to deal with debt can help you overcome many relationship hurdles. Andrea…

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