All articles tagged Budgeting (12)

Penny Pinchin’ Mom: How Tracie Fobes Draws on Her Real-Life Experiences to Connect with Readers & Share Trustworthy Brands

Penny Pinchin’ Mom: How Tracie Fobes Draws on Her Real-Life Experiences to Connect with Readers & Share Trustworthy Brands

In a Nutshell: Tracie Fobes started sharing her experiences on PennyPinchinMom.com to fill a crucial role in the lives of the most time-challenged consumers of all: mothers. As a stay-at-home mother herself, Tracie learned through experience — from getting out of debt to saving on everyday purchases — and has earned the trust of her audience. Consumers tend to be desensitized to marketing, especially when the brand itself is making the pitch. Because of Tracie’s dedication to... read more »

Where Content Meets Commerce: Offers.com Aids Consumers with Savings Tips & Coupon Codes to Help Drive Conversions

Where Content Meets Commerce: Offers.com Aids Consumers with Savings Tips & Coupon Codes to Help Drive Conversions

In a Nutshell: When it comes to e-commerce purchases, consumer expectations are on the rise. Things that online shoppers once considered luxuries, such as fast shipping and discounts, they now expect as almost routine. Offers.com, a company that creates meaningful shopper-friendly content and distributes coupons, has maintained a focus on helping consumers avoid paying full price on their favorite products, which, in turn, has helped its partners achieve higher conversions and expand... read more »

SavingStar: Earn Cash Back on Groceries & Online Shopping — for FREE!

SavingStar: Earn Cash Back on Groceries & Online Shopping — for FREE!

In a Nutshell: SavingStaris a brand that provides free digital offers on groceries, allows you to earn cash back at hundreds of online stores, and helps you save even more when you use the SavingStar American Express Card. Buying groceries and online shopping burns a hole in your wallet. On top of that, using coupons is out of the question because somehow those little clippings get lost, or you forget to print out the week's sales and deals. Before throwing in the... read more »

From First-to-Market App to Trusted Coupon Site: CouponSherpa’s Enduring Impact on How Consumers Save

From First-to-Market App to Trusted Coupon Site: CouponSherpa’s Enduring Impact on How Consumers Save

In a Nutshell: Since the distribution of the first coupons in the late 1800s, consumers had to cut, clip, or print their way to saving money -- until CouponSherpa. In 2009, CouponSherpa released the first coupon application, allowing consumers to download coupons to their smartphones that could then be scanned in-store. Today, the CouponSherpa app has more than 3 million downloads, and the site sees an average of 2.5 million visits a month. Users seeking deals can find and download... read more »

9 Best Coupon Blogs for Dads

9 Best Coupon Blogs for Dads

Let's be real — most people think of couponers as young moms who have big families and spend countless hours clipping coupons for next week's groceries. However, this isn't the case at all; couponers come in all shapes and sizes, including dads who love to save as much as they can. To inspire other dads to get out there and start couponing, we’ve compiled a list of the nine best coupon blogs for dads. Readers will find everything they need to get started – or perfect... read more »

Living Rich With Coupons: Teaching Readers to Make the Most of Their Budgets so They Live a Life of Plenty

Living Rich With Coupons: Teaching Readers to Make the Most of Their Budgets so They Live a Life of Plenty

In a Nutshell: Living Rich With Coupons was founded by Cindy Livesey in 2009 after her husband lost his job, and her family found itself on a tight budget. Within the first year of using coupons to compensate for her limited budget, Cindy saved her family over $11,000 and realized that the skills she had learned could be helpful to others with similar struggles. Living Rich With Coupons teaches consumers how to save a significant amount of money using legitimate couponing methods and... read more »

The Spendee App: Providing Comprehensive Money Management and Budget Tracking with Account Syncing and an Optimized User Experience

The Spendee App: Providing Comprehensive Money Management and Budget Tracking with Account Syncing and an Optimized User Experience

In a Nutshell: Since its beginning as a small startup called Cleevio launched by a group of friends in Prague, Spendee has become a competitive name in budgeting and spending apps. Launched in 2013, Spendee has steadily added features and bolstered its user experience over the years. Today, the app offers both free and premium versions with features including the capacity to track all funds going in and out of a user’s bank accounts, the ability to sync with multiple accounts,... read more »

How AXA’s Financial Planning Services Empower Women to Take Control of Their Financial Futures and Plan for the Unexpected

How AXA’s Financial Planning Services Empower Women to Take Control of Their Financial Futures and Plan for the Unexpected

In a Nutshell: Advancements in workplace equality have opened financial opportunities to women that just two decades ago were hard to obtain. AXA has created educational programs tailored to the needs of the growing number of women increasing their earning power and taking over their family finances. AXA's services include individual counseling on savings, insurance, investment products, and retirement planning, as well as group seminars that help build a sound and attainable... read more »

Give Every Dollar a Purpose: How Mvelopes Provides a Digital Update to a Time-Tested Budgeting Method

Give Every Dollar a Purpose: How Mvelopes Provides a Digital Update to a Time-Tested Budgeting Method

In a Nutshell: As our money goes digital so, too, must our budgets. Bringing the tried-and-true method of envelope budgeting into the modern age, Mvelopes helps users build financial awareness and take control of their money. Available online and mobile, the Mvelopes app lets you carry unlimited envelopes in your pocket, allowing you to keep track of your cash flow and see where every dollar belongs. The Mvelopes Learning Center houses hundreds of articles and videos on a variety of... read more »

A No-Nonsense Approach to Finances & Frugality — Mr. Money Mustache Shows Readers How to Live Better on Less

A No-Nonsense Approach to Finances & Frugality — Mr. Money Mustache Shows Readers How to Live Better on Less

In a Nutshell: Mr. Money Mustache — funny name, not-so-funny insight into how you’re overspending in your day-to-day. Through creative budgeting recommendations, savings plans, reading lists, and real-talk resources, Mr. Money Mustache teaches people how to live on less (approximately 50-75% less) without sacrificing quality of life. In fact, his entertainingly snarky life lessons and advice can show readers how their lives might just get a little -- or a lot -- better through... read more »