Bargaineering

Bargaineering is a blog that chronicles my personal finance life and where I discuss matters of shopping, insurance, investing, retirement, loans, credit cards, mortgages, bargain hunting and other issues in my life.

Latest Posts from Bargaineering (page 3)

Open enrollment is underway: Here’s what you need to know

You eat an apple a day. You make it to spin class on a (semi) regular basis. You even skip the whip on your daily PSL. You’ve got this whole healthy, adult thing down on lock. But no matter how healthy you feel, you’re not really adulting until you’ve got health insurance. […]

Open enrollment is underway: Here’s what you need to know

You eat an apple a day. You make it to spin class on a (semi) regular basis. You even skip the whip on your daily PSL. You’ve got this whole healthy, adult thing down on lock. But no matter how healthy you feel, you’re not really adulting until you’ve got health insurance. […]

5 spooky money mistakes that will haunt your budget

1. Not having an emergency fund Be prepared for financial emergencies like layoffs and poltergeists. You should have enough emergency savings to cover four to seven months’ expenses. 2. Setting an overly ambitious budget A bare-bones budget can ultimately set you up to fail and lead to financial fright. […]

5 spooky money mistakes that will haunt your budget

1. Not having an emergency fund Be prepared for financial emergencies like layoffs and poltergeists. You should have enough emergency savings to cover four to seven months’ expenses. 2. Setting an overly ambitious budget A bare-bones budget can ultimately set you up to fail and lead to financial fright. […]

7 last-minute DIY Halloween costumes

Know what’s really scary? Having the same Halloween costume as everybody else. Sometimes, the most creative outfits that clinch the office costume contest are crazy cheap. Put down the cat ears, step away from the bed sheet, and read on for affordable (yet original) Halloween costumes you can make yourself this year, while sticking to your budget. […]

7 last-minute DIY décor ideas for your spooky soiree

This Halloween, don’t be afraid to deck out your house for a spooky soiree. You just need to get a little creative … and crafty. The Cashlorette’s 2017 Price of Fright index reveals the spooky amount that shoppers are spending on Halloween this year. […]

Halloween deals and discounts at Chipotle, IHOP and more

You’ve got your costume, candy and spooky squad all geared up for the scariest day of the year: Halloween. But before you start bobbing for apples, grab your boos and pick your poison. Everywhere from Chipotle to IHOP is hooking you up with devilish deals. On Oct. 31, many popular chains are handing out sweet deals and discounts, often just by showing up in costume! […]

Halloween deals and discounts at Chipotle, IHOP and more

You’ve got your costume, candy and spooky squad all geared up for the scariest day of the year: Halloween. But before you start bobbing for apples, grab your boos and pick your poison. Everywhere from Chipotle to IHOP is hooking you up with devilish deals. On Oct. 31, many popular chains are handing out sweet deals and discounts, often just by showing up in costume! […]

The 9 do’s and don’ts of borrowing money

Whether it’s your BFF’s new blouse or boots, chances are, you’ve done some borrowing in your life. Now, you might know the rules when it comes to stealing her swag (staining a shirt = getting it dry-cleaned), but do you know the do’s and don’ts of borrowing money from the bank? […]

What Are You Worth?

Calculate your net worth. Step 1: Add what you own. Step 2: Subtract what you owe. $150K retirement accounts + $350K home value + $100K savings account = $600K $600K – $30K credit cards – $230K mortgage – $40K car loans = $300K Knowing your net worth equals financial progress. Check out Bankrate’s net worth calculator! The post What Are You Worth? appeared first on Cashlorette. […]