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5 Tips For A Successful Transition Into College Life

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

No matter how much you prepare, college life is a big change. Whether you're commuting or moving to a dorm or apartment, you'll find you're suddenly outside your comfort zone and officially an adult, with grown-up responsibilities.

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How to Cut Costs for Your Big Day

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

If you're wondering how to save money on your wedding, take advantage of these budget-friendly wedding tips. These wedding tips help whether you're saving money to spend on the honeymoon, saving up to buy a house, or just want to jump into married life on a financially positive note. 
 

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10 DIY Furniture Ideas

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

This list of ideas for furniture from CreditBox can help you come up with some pieces that are unique and visually interesting. These ideas include DIY outdoor furniture to revamp your backyard or patio. Ideas are also offered for some indoor furnishings that are fun and easy to make.

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DIY 4th of July Party

  • Budget
  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

Throwing a great 4th of July party doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money. With a little bit of research and elbow grease, you can throw an awesome Independence Day party and stay under budget. CreditBox has some creative ideas to help you throw a 4th of July bash your friends will be talking about for years.

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10 Father's Day Activities Your Dad Will Love

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

Coming up with things to do on Father's Day can be difficult, especially if your father — like most others — is hard to shop for and never really asks for much. Instead of wasting money on boring gifts like a tie, get creative and have some Father's Day fun this year by enjoying an activity with your dad. At CreditBox, we put together a list of 10 of our favorite ideas.  
 

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Mother's Day Guide

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

Mother's Day is the best time of year to honor your mom. But what do you get the woman who gave you everything? How can you show her how much she means to you? If you're wondering what to do for Mother's Day, here’s some of our favorite ideas.  

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A Guide for First Time Renters

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

Becoming a first-time apartment renter is both thrilling and overwhelming. You're on your own for the first time in your life, but that means you're also responsible for everything. There's no help with paying rent from your parents, and no one is going to remind you when that power bill is due.  But that's okay. You can handle it. Just start with this renters guide from CreditBox.

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How to Save Money Ordering Out

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Cooking meals at home can keep your food costs down, but sometimes life just gets too busy for you to cook at home. That's when grabbing meals for your family from takeout restaurants can save the day. These tips on how to save money when ordering from takeout restaurants can help you keep eating out while staying budget friendly. If your budget is a little too tight, though, or if it's too many days until payday, applying for one of our same day loans may be a way to help you fund things.

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The Best Way to Entertain on a Budget

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

You can have a lot of fun entertaining at home instead of going out, and staying home can save you a lot of money as well. These tips for entertaining on a budget can help you plan a memorable evening at home with friends and family. You can set the scene for the party with some colorful DIY decor and add some activities like Game Night games to keep everyone engaged and having fun.

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Where to Shop for Cheap Clothes This Spring

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

With the winter season finally about to end and warm weather expected to move in quickly, now is a great time to plan your spring wardrobe. Say goodbye to bulky sweaters and heavy jackets and get ready to break out the lighter, brighter outfits. If you don't have all the sandals, dresses, and short-sleeved tops you will need, don't worry. CreditBox has some tips on where to buy clothes for cheap.

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