Monthly Archives: May 2014

10 Tips For Moving! Leave The Stress And Bring The Finesse


While moving can be exciting, the actual act of moving can be stressful and take months of planning. Whether this is your first move or one of many, we rounded up some tips and tricks that will make your big move easy! Tips For Moving 1. Have a yard sale! This is a great way to get rid of unwanted items AND make extra cash. 2. Do not limit yourself to packing using just boxes. Backpacks hold laptops, [...]

10 Tips For Moving! Leave The Stress And Bring The Finesse2022-01-07T11:22:00+00:00

Top 5 Cheap International Vacation Spots


Looking to travel the world but short on cash? There are a multitude of budget-friendly destinations you can enjoy without breaking the bank! Here’s a look at 5 top affordable international vacation spots you need to consider for your next trip. 1. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic– A large selection of all-inclusive resorts makes this Caribbean destination a bargain for any budget.  You can stay at 5-star quality resorts in Punta Cana for surprisingly low rates.  There are dozens [...]

Top 5 Cheap International Vacation Spots2022-01-07T11:21:16+00:00

Unexpected Costs in a Wedding Budget


With the two most popular months to get married right around the corner, June and September, couples are realizing their wedding budget expenses are inevitably adding up. From the reception venue, photographer, and catering costs, it’s easy to go over your budget even if you think you have everything planned. On top of that, there are last-minute costs you may have forgotten to take into consideration when you initially planned your budget. These can [...]

Unexpected Costs in a Wedding Budget2022-04-18T13:53:57+00:00

Travel Checklist


When traveling, there are many things you need to consider before leaving for your trip. This can include anything from making sure your mail is picked up to choosing what to pack; as if packing isn't stressful enough, right? For tips on how to pack your suitcase like a pro, click here. To help alleviate your pre-trip stress, we have a downloadable/printable travel checklist from Upgraded Points for you to use when prepping for your trip. Simply click here to download and print [...]

Travel Checklist2022-01-07T09:25:47+00:00

How to Cut Moving Costs


Whether you’re moving yourself or your entire family – the idea of packing everything up and relocating to a new home can be a huge source of stress. As if it wasn’t stressful enough, on top of all the packing and planning, you still need to face the cost of moving. Thankfully, there are a number of ways you can save money when moving. Here are some great tips for you to consider: Hire [...]

How to Cut Moving Costs2022-01-07T09:23:16+00:00

5 Common Motorcycle Problems


As a motorcycle enthusiast, there’s nothing worse than being on a nice ride and having to deal with a mechanical problem or break down far away from home. If you’ve ever experienced this, then you know what we’re talking about! Luckily there are many precautions bikers can take to avoid facing these common problems on the road. While every bike is unique, the best way to prevent bike malfunctions from occurring is to regularly [...]

5 Common Motorcycle Problems2022-01-07T07:58:24+00:00

Private: Can You Really Afford to Attend that Wedding?


Weddings are easily one of the most memorable events in any couple’s life, and as a friend or family member, it only makes sense that you want to be there to support them. But, what happens when you simply can’t afford to attend? Some Shocking Statistics…  Couples spent an average of $38,700 on their wedding in 2019. With the prices of weddings increasing, the cost of attending weddings is steadily rising as well. According [...]

Private: Can You Really Afford to Attend that Wedding?2022-01-08T06:41:04+00:00

5 Best Space Maximization Tips for Small Apartments


Maximizing living space is something everyone should be focused on. It’s especially important to those who rent apartments, live in college dorms, and have smaller spaces to occupy. Space maximization can help you stay organized, and can free up much needed space in your home that could be used for other purposes. To help you get started, here are five great space maximization tips: 1. In the Bedroom – Raise Your Bed If your bed isn’t [...]

5 Best Space Maximization Tips for Small Apartments2022-01-07T07:35:47+00:00

How to Avoid Money Scams and Loan Scams


Obtaining a loan can help alleviate the need for extra money when you need it most, and can help you afford items which may otherwise be unattainable. However, if you unknowingly agree to do business with a less than reputable company, you may be paying for much more than you bargained for. There are many companies both online and offline that pretend to be legitimate, when in fact they are predators trying to steal [...]

How to Avoid Money Scams and Loan Scams2022-01-07T07:30:51+00:00