6 Gifts for Mom that Don’t Break the Budget

6 Gifts for Mom that Don’t Break the Budget

It’s time to show Mom how much she means to you! If the idea of Mother’s Day brings thoughts of pricey chocolates, flowers, and other gifts, along with a busted budget, you may be going about this the wrong way. No worries, though; we can help. Here’s a list of six ways you can show your mom how much you care without draining your

How to Celebrate Memorial Day on a Budget

How to Celebrate Memorial Day on a Budget

Celebrating Memorial Day can cost a pretty penny, but there’s no need to spend lavishly to have an epic holiday weekend. Here’s how to celebrate Memorial Day on a budget.

1. Hit the beach

Get out to the shore at the first opportunity! The beach can provide hours of relaxation and fun for the entire family at little or

How Can I Save on Super Bowl Sunday?

How Can I Save on Super Bowl Sunday?

Q: I’m looking forward to hosting a big party on Super Bowl Sunday and possibly watching my favorite team celebrate their major victory, but I don’t want to blow my budget on this party. How can I save on hosting a Super Bowl party?


A: Super Bowl parties are always great

New Year, New Money Habits: How to Stick With It in 2022

New Year, New Money Habits: How to Stick With It in 2022

If you’re like most people, you start each year with a list of resolutions to help you improve various aspects of your life. The list may include resolutions to help you become more physically fit, further your career growth and improve your personal relationships. Another category of resolutions you

How do I Raise my Kids to be Financially Independent Adults?

How do I Raise my Kids to be Financially Independent Adults?

Q: How do I raise my kids to become financially independent adults?

A: It’s commendable to try raising your kids today with an eye toward their future. Teaching your children how to be financially independent will help smooth

6 Steps to Crushing Debt

6 Steps to Crushing Debt

You and debt are so over. You’ve just about had it with those endless piles of credit card bills and those hideous numbers that never seem to get any lower. It’s time to kiss that debt goodbye!
Getting rid of high debt will take hard work, willpower and the determination to see it through until the end, but it is doable. Here, we’ve outlined six steps to help you start crushing

Your Complete Guide to Buying a Motorcycle

Your Complete Guide to Buying a Motorcycle

If you’re ready to purchase your first motorcycle, you’re likely thrilled — and more than a little overwhelmed. There are so many factors to consider and dozens of choices you’ll need to make before you pull the clutch. It can all get confusing, fast!
No worries; Diamond Valley is here to help. We’ve compiled a step-by-step guide for

How to Save on Wedding Costs

How to Save on Wedding Costs

Did you know that the cost of the average wedding in the U.S. is $28,000*? That’s an awful lot of money to spend on one event, especially when you consider that just 12% of couples have wedding savings when they get engaged, according to a study by Behind the Wedding Budget. This means that for many couples, the honeymoon is over as soon as those bills start coming due.

7 Tips for a Budget-Friendly Road Trip

7 Tips for a Budget-Friendly Road Trip

With many indoor attractions still closed or operating only at a limited capacity, there’s never been a better time to pack up the car, RV or camper van and set out on the road trip of a lifetime. However, without careful planning, a road trip can get pricey, especially with soaring gas prices and the rising costs of food. For this

Q&A: Why Are Prices So High Now?

Q&A: Why Are Prices So High Now?

Q: I’m trying to heal financially as life returns to pre-pandemic norms, but the rising cost of many commodities, like groceries and gasoline, is making a financial rebound a challenge. Why are prices skyrocketing right now?


A: The jump in prices of many goods is proving to be a

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