Tag Archives: Budget

7 Ways to Trim Food Costs and Eat Healthy

Rising food and gas costs are a major concern for families on a budget. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, a moderate food plan for a family of four averages $1,030 a month[1]. Speedy Cash knows how important … Continue reading

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Financial Tips for a Fresh Start to the New Year

Did you go overboard for the holidays? If you spent too much on gifts, decorations and entertaining for the season, holiday bills can put a damper on the New Year. Resolve to get out of debt and save more money … Continue reading

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Memorial Weekend Getaways on a Dime

Memorial Day is just around the corner! To enjoy the extended break of the 3-day weekend, it’s often a time many take a vacation. This year, with high gas prices and a shaky economy, vacations aren’t top priority. Speedy Cash … Continue reading

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Easter Outfits on a Budget

The Easter season is known for candy-filled eggs, Easter bunny decorations, and a reason to show off new spring clothing! Most children and adults have special Easter outfits they wear to celebrate the holiday. The date coincides with changes in … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Simplify your Budget

If you’re having trouble with your budget or it’s getting too complicated and time-consuming, there are several ways that can help make tracking your expenses easier. Speedy Cash has provided a few tips to simplify your budget. Change your bill … Continue reading

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Find your Budget Type

Everyone’s budgeting needs are different and it can be difficult to know where to start on the road to financial wellness. Speedy Cash has listed 3 ways to keep track of your finances, from basic to detailed, in an effort … Continue reading

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Financial Goals: Good, Better, and SMART Examples

Evaluating your financial situation and setting goals to plan ahead can be daunting. To help you visualize and set financial goals, Speedy Cash has provided a few examples of SMART financial goals. Remember: When setting financial goals, make sure they’re … Continue reading

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What is Financial Literacy Month

Financial Literacy Month occurs every year in April – and this month, Speedy Cash wants to help spread the awareness! This initiative was started in 2003 by the U.S. Government in an effort to improve financial literacy in the nation … Continue reading

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Creating Specific Goals for Financial Stability

In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, Speedy Cash is going to provide you with the tools to create a financial strategy that will help you improve your financial position. Financial literacy starts with knowing basic financial terms, creating and understanding … Continue reading

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Smart Budgeting: What to Avoid when Cutting Costs

Websites, blogs, self-help books, magazines…there are a lot of places to find advice- especially on ways to save money. Many experts agree on basic budgeting techniques, but there are different ideas on the best ways to cut costs. Budgeting is different … Continue reading

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