Before starting a business, it’s essential that entrepreneurs have their personal finances in order, said University of Georgia consumer economics specialist Michael Rupured. He and other faculty in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences will be offering workshops on personal finance throughout Georgia during the next several months
Balancing your checkbook each month can save you money. When there isn’t enough money in your checking account to cover a payment, you will be charged high fees by both the financial institution and the grocery store.
Holiday spending excesses lead many people to resolve to handle money differently
in the coming year. All too often, budgeting resolutions fall by the wayside before
Groundhog Day. When curbing excess spending sounds like a painful exercise in
self-denial, is it any wonder so many people fail to keep budgeting resolutions?
Will it cost more to feed families in Georgia this year? Do farmers expect high yields? Will poultry still rule the roost in Georgia? These and many more agricultural questions will be answered at the sixth annual Ag Forecast Series set for the week of Jan. 23-27.
Clipping coupons and thrifty shopping are back in style. Reality shows and specialty blogs feature super coupon users who pay pennies on the dollar at the grocery store. Spending an hour or two preparing to shop before you head to the store can help you save money.
After the Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin pie have been reduced to leftovers, football games are over, and the guests have headed home, the holiday shopping season officially begins. Serious shoppers sort through mountains of advertisements to plan for the big day. For many bargain hunters, holiday sales the day after Thanksgiving really get the adrenaline going.