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Easy Post-Pumpkin Patch Ideas

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Heading to the pumpkin patch or apple orchard is the ultimate fall activity for families and couples. You pick out the prettiest pumpkin in the patch and take it home. But now what else can you do with that perfect pumpkin, or those apples you spent all afternoon choosing? At CreditBox, we've put together a list of easy and affordable dessert recipes for your fall finds.

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Car Maintenance on a Budget

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Educational

For many people, cars are a necessity, but they aren't cheap to own. In addition to car payments, gas, and insurance, repairs can cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars if something goes wrong. While you can't prevent every problem that occurs with your vehicle, there are some preventative things you can do. At CreditBox, we've come up with tips for car maintenance on a budget and creating a savings plan for your vehicle.

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Side Hustles to Try This Fall

  • "Installment Loans"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Summer's over and now that fall is here, it's time to buckle down and replenish your savings with extra cash. You can earn cash fast by trying one of these side hustles.
 

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Smart Spending Tips for College Students

  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

If there's one thing every student knows about college, it's that school is expensive. Tuition fees are astronomical, and then you have to buy books and supplies that can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars. By the time you get around to the other stuff, like food and entertainment, it can be difficult to fit those things into your budget. At CreditBox, we have come up with a list of smart saving tips for college students. 

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Money Saving Apps You Need to Download

  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Did you know there are finance apps that can help you save money, and they're available as a free download to your smartphone or tablet? CreditBox has compiled a list of some of these useful financial resources to help you cut costs and stretch your budget a bit further. Browse through this list of free financial resources to find one, or several, to download to your mobile device and increase your savings.

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Tips for Staying Motivated During Online Courses

  • Budget
  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Often, people participate in online school or work from the comfort of their own homes. But it can be difficult to stay motivated when there isn't a professor or boss standing over you, making sure you're getting your work accomplished. 

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Beat the Night Heat

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Studies have shown that it's healthier to sleep in a cool space, but when summer rolls around, it can be hard to stay cold and still afford the electric bill. Luckily, there are some ways to beat the heat at night without turning the AC down so low that you can't afford it. Here at CreditBox, we've put together a list of our best ideas.  
 

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Budget Bash: Graduation Edition

  • Graduation
  • Educational

Students work hard to reach graduation and deserve to enjoy a great party. Are you throwing a graduation bash? Take advantage of these money-saving tips to get the things you need while sticking to your budget.
Money-saving tips for planning your graduation party include making your own decorations, keeping the food you serve simple or hosting a potluck, and making a soundtrack of your favorite music to play at the party. You may also want to save cash by hosting the party at a budget-friendly location. At CreditBox, we've put together this list of money-saving tips to help you with everything from speaker rental to ideas for easy appetizers.

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Affordable Furniture Hunting 101

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Moving into a new place is so exciting. You get to decorate and show off your style, and you may even find yourself buying new furniture. The problem is that furniture can be expensive these days — that is, it can be if you don't know the right place to look. At CreditBox, we've put together a list of places where you can almost always find affordable furniture for your new home or apartment.
 

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Mastering Spring Cleaning

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Spring cleaning is a great way to get your home ready for warm weather and say goodbye to gray winter days. If you're new to spring cleaning, you might be wondering where to start. Fortunately, here are some tips and tricks from us at CreditBox that make it easy to get your tasks done quickly. You may even find you have fun with the process because getting it all done leaves you with a feeling of satisfaction and a relaxing, clutter-free home to enjoy.

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