How To Have A Great Lifestyle On A Budget

Many people associate a great lifestyle with a big bank account, dining at fancy restaurants, wearing designer clothing, and dashing off to exotic locations at a moment’s notice. While these things make some people happy, not everyone can afford to experience this level of luxury on a normal basis. Having a great lifestyle starts with attitude. Entry-level professionals can be just as happy as millionaires if they have a positive and confident attitude.
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How To Manage Your Schedule More Efficiently

Do you ever feel like there’s just not enough time in your day to accomplish everything? Or perhaps you have the time, but you can’t seem to efficiently set up a schedule that works for you? If so, you’re not alone. Between work, school, spending time with your friends and family, and hobbies like going to the gym, it can be hard to manage your time efficiently!

But before you burn out completely or give up on trying to be efficient, there are several tools you can use to help your schedule. Here are some of our favorites:

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Save Money with Weekly Meal Planning

Do you go over-budget on food? Many people spend too much money eating out, or buying expensive pre-made meals, because our busy lives often leave us too tired to buy groceries and cook. But with a little planning, you can say goodbye to fast food burgers and microwave pizza by creating an easy 7-day schedule of delicious home-cooked meals.

The idea of planning a week’s worth of meals ahead of time may seem daunting, but it’ll be worth it when you start seeing how much money (and time) you’re saving in the long run. You’ll also end up eating healthier since everything is coming out of your own kitchen and you can control the various ingredients.

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How To Get Fit Without an Expensive Gym Membership

Ready to come out of winter hibernation and get fit for summer? You might be thinking about joining a gym or taking fitness classes, but getting in shape doesn’t have to cost a lot of money or require hours of your time. There are simple, effective fat burning and muscle-building exercises you can do around your home that won’t break the bank.

Here are 4 of our favorite workouts that won’t strain your budget:

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Think Green Before You Shop (Infographic)

Happy Friday! As National Consumer Protection Week draws to a close, we’d like to remind you that we’re dedicated to protecting consumers every week. But not only do we care about our cardholders (which is why we offer some of the simplest and lowest fees among any prepaid card), we care about our environment.

Check out the great infographic below for some tips that can help you be more green when you shop.

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