About Lavish Green

There are a lot of websites online that will help you run up debt and spend money but we’re the opposite. We’re all about informing, guiding, and teaching our visitors so they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to actually save money instead.

From getting free government grants to improving your credit score we explore all aspects of personal finance and tell you everything you need to know to make the best personal finance decisions.

We believe every stage of life includes a host of (difficult seeming) financial decisions. Planning for a new baby? Perhaps you should budget. Going to college? Perhaps you should get a Pell Grant. Planning for your retirement? How’s that pension looking? Even when it comes to filing your tax return we know a little bit of expert advice can make a big difference.

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The Best Ways To Save Money

We are on a mission to provide the strongest, most accurate, and useful information to people of all income levels and all stages of understanding personal finance. Some of the best ways to save money are the simplest and come down to how you manage your monthly expenses.

Whether you’re a personal finance beginner or a finance professional our goal is to give you the tools and knowledge you need to take advantage of all the best ways to save money.

We're Focused on Your Personal Finance

We’re focused on guiding people through the complicated world of personal finance by offering information so that they can make the best decisions. Whether you just graduated college or you’re looking for your first home loan we are ready to help and advise.

We use accurate, up-to-date statistics and cleverly curated content that makes it easy for you to find all the information you need.

Our goal is to take the guesswork out of personal finance by providing concrete answers and solutions. When we find an amazing product we’re happy to recommend it and that means sometimes we make ad revenue.

For example, the best savings account with a high-interest rate is something we might recommend. Or a product like Experian Boost, which lets you add your monthly utility bills to your Experian profile to give potential lenders a better view of your financial commitments (and adds a boost to your credit score).

In addition to that, we also provide advice on getting free financial help such as career development grants. For those who already have debt and want to manage it better, we offer suggestions for refinancing.

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Kim Pinnelli

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Aileen Barker

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Amanda Ryan

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Prakash Pandey

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A.M. Kuska

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Ben Lee

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Rene Emery

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Hannah Warren

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William D.

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Sarah L. Bromley

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credit
  • Score Types
    Understand the different types, such as FICO and Vantage Score.

debt
  • Personal Loans
    Unsecured loans can be a useful tool in many scenarios.
  • Consolidation
    Combine multiple debts into one to pay them down sooner.
  • Bankruptcy
    Strategies for dealing with excessive debt.

education
  • Government Grants
    Government Assistance programs can help subsidize the cost of education.
  • Saving For College
    It's never too early to start a college saving fund for your children.
  • Scholarships
    Hundreds of scholarships are available to provide financial support for students.
  • Top 529 Plans
    Some state 529 plans are better than others, find out which one is best for you.

grants
  • Education
    Grants and scholarships are available if you are thinking of getting an education.
  • Housing
    Federal and state assistance programs can help cover the cost of housing.
  • Disability
    Assistance to supplement your income is available for those living with a disability.
  • Living Expenses
    Low-income households may qualify for subsidized phone and Internet service.

insurance
  • Disability
    Your ability to earn an income is an asset worth protecting.
  • Health
    Discover the right plan for your budget and personal needs
  • Auto
    Shop around to get the right coverage at the best price
  • Life
    Term and whole life insurance policies offer protection for different situations.

jobs

retirement
  • 401(k) and IRA
    Saving and investing for your retirement doesn't have to be complicated.
  • Social Security
    Understand what you should expect to receive when you retire.
  • Taxes
    Learn how to minimize taxes during retirement.
  • Wills & Trusts
    Plan properly to ensure your assets are distributed after you pass.

saving
  • Budgeting
    Manage your spending better and make better use of your income.
  • Banking
    Find better yields on your savings, and lower fees on your checking.
  • Side Hustles
    Earning additional income on the side can be easier than you think.
  • Education
    Saving money for education is an important consideration for any parent.

scholarships

taxes
  • Tax credits
    Learn about credits you qualify for to reduce your tax liability.
  • Deductions
    Lower your taxable income using the right deductions.
  • Brackets
    Tax brackets can be confusing, but are essential to understand.