Tag Archives: Saving

EXCLUSIVE: One in five saving LESS as Bank's rate cut ups risk-taking culture

One in five people save less money each following the Bank of England’s interest rate cut last month, found peer-to-peer lender ThinCats. Policymakers sliced core rates down to 0.25 per cent at the beginning of August, sparking a mass of providers to slash saver returns. Now two in five Britons are reassessing their approach to savings and investments – with ...

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6 Secrets to Saving More for Retirement

Filed under: Retirement, Retirement Plans Getty By Jane Bennett Clark As the spouse of a Foreign Service officer, Cathy Lincoln moved frequently and changed jobs with each new post while raising two children. She had neither the time nor the inclination to pay attention to her retirement accounts. “I had a set-it-and-forget-it attitude,” says Lincoln, 56, of Washington, D.C. After ...

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5 Money Saving Travel Hacks for the Airport

Filed under: Personal Finance, Travel, Shopping, How to Save Money, Vacation Planning ShutterstockAirport kiosks can be money drains. By Mel Bondar I don’t know about you, but for me, the airport is one of my major spending zones. It’s the moment when vacation mentality totally kicks in, whether I’m traveling for business or pleasure. The people who run the airport ...

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Fun for Less: 19 Strategies for Saving on Entertainment

Filed under: Fantastic Freebies, How to Save Money, Music & Entertainment, Saving By Marilyn Lewis When you’re on a budget, whittling spending on non-essentials matters. But so does the quality of your life. To get a gauge of your own spending, consider that American households (of all sizes) spent an average of $ 2,625 on food outside home in 2013, ...

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