The holidays are officially over, and it’s time to get away from Los Angeles and regroup for a weekend. Whether you escape to a coastal resort with scenic views of the beach, a cozy mountain hideaway, or a relaxing and restorative spa retreat, the Golden state has some of the best experiences to offer. (more…)
Winter is a romantic, magical season for a wedding! Perhaps the winter months may not seem ideal for a wedding but if you haven’t set the date yet for your big day, don’t rule out December, January, and February. Even if you always dreamed of having a sunny summer wedding, read our tips on How to Save on Your Perfect Winter Wedding below. These tips might just convince you that the winter season is actually the ideal time of year to say your vows.
Winter is on its way, and there’s no worse time to be stuck out in the cold with a broken-down car. Before it’s too late, it’s important to bring your car into your local mechanic for a winter car tune-up. Here is a list of things you’ll want to get looked at to make sure your vehicle is ready for the unpredictable driving conditions that are soon to come.
We understand feeding a family on a tight budget or being a struggling college student can make it hard to save money. You’re probably thinking that there is no way of organizing your food in your refrigerator can save you cash each week! Actually, how you arrange the items in your fridge can help you keep food longer minimizing unneeded trips to the grocery store. The best part is, these simple tips will only take you a few minutes to do and your family can help you maintain it! (more…)
Sometimes personal loans get a bad wrap but since the financial crisis in 2008 more and more people are taking out personal loans, responsibly. But what are the causes of this sudden rise in consumers taking out personal loans? People prefer the terms that come with personal loans versus a credit card. Whether it is a better interest rate, length of loan terms or just more convenient monthly payments. Essentially, getting a personal loan makes it easier for the borrower to create and stay on a budget as well as predict future cash flows. (more…)
As much as we might like to deny it, summer is ending. For parents, this means that the time has come to get the kids ready to go back to school. Here at Tio Rico, we know that you work hard, but summer is expensive, and when it’s over there’s not always a lot left to spend on necessary things like back to school clothes, supplies, haircuts and everything else the kids need before they hop on the yellow bus for another year of education. Luckily, it’s easier than you might think to get everything you need while sticking to a tight budget. (more…)
As we get older, we all try our best to manage our spending better. Growing up comes with more responsibilities, and with more responsibilities comes more expenses. Because of this, it’s important to ensure that the money we are working hard for is going towards our goals and values. But setting a budget for yourself doesn’t always work out as planned. It’s important to create a budget that is realistic for your lifestyle and you are able to stick to. Here are some of the main reasons why budgets fail and some ways to avoid them so you can start getting your finances in order for the rest of the year, and future years to come. (more…)
Summer is almost over, but it’s not too late to still sneak in a vacation. You may be thinking that there is no way you can afford one more trip this summer without maxing out your credit cards. Before you pull out the plastic for your trip, you might want to explore some simple funding alternatives. With a little creativity could save you a lot of money in financing your last-minute getaway. (more…)
Here at My Tio Rico, we’re always excited to welcome a new life into the world, so from our family to yours, congratulations to all the expecting parents. Summer and Fall are wonderful times to welcome a baby, especially in warmer climates like California, where a hot day is a perfect opportunity to turn up the air conditioning or open the windows and dedicate some time to creating an inviting new space for baby.
Big Changes on a Small Budget
A new baby means an even tighter budget, but creating a beautiful nursery doesn’t have to break the bank. Turning that spare room into a comforting space to bond with baby can be easy with a little creativity and effort. Repurposing things you already own, creating DIY works of art, and purchasing items from a second-hand store will transform part of your home into a cozy corner to spend time with your new little bundle of joy. (more…)
At one time or another, we all need a little extra cash in our pocket. If you need a steady stream of extra income, a part-time job may be your best option, but if you just need a little extra cash for a vacation, home renovation, or something else, here a few ways to get the money you need. (more…)
If you are a parent, you have most likely seen some of your imperfections come to light through the actions or words that come from kids. Kids and teens are constantly observing what you do and also see how you manage your money on a day-to-day basis. As much as you try to teach them the best way to manage their money and make smart decisions they are bound to pick up on the habits you practice, whether they are intentional or not. It’s important to be aware of how we handle our money and that we are not only making smart financial decisions for ourselves and our family but smart decisions that we want our children to practice as well. (more…)
It’s that time to spruce up your home. Whether it’s new paint colors on the wall or your kitchen needs updated cabinets or new appliances, these updates cost money. Get started on your project today with one of these three types of financing that will help you complete your home renovations. (more…)
We all have enough responsibilities to stress about on a day-to-day basis; the last thing we should have worry about is our credit score and not getting the financing we need when we need it most. Personal loans are a fast, easy short term cash loan where you can borrow anywhere between $100 and $1000, depending on how much you qualify for. The truth is, finding a lender that offers personal loans for bad credit can be hard to come by. The lower your credit score is, the harder it may be for you to find a loan you can qualify for. (more…)
Our favorite season is right around the corner and we all know what that means. It’s time to start planning a family summer trip! However, coming up with a list of summer vacation ideas when you’re on a budget can be a difficult task. You want to please your spouse and family without breaking into your savings, we get it. That’s why we’ve gone ahead and done the hard work for you and created a list of our top 5 favorite family summer vacation ideas. (more…)
Outdoor parties and barbecues are a must for warm weather. When the days are longer and warmer you’ll want to spend as much time outside as possible, so why not turn your backyard into your oasis? Here are a few simple weekend projects to get your backyard ready for entertaining guests, quality family time, or a place of rest and relaxation. (more…)
Getting an auto title loan with Tio Rico is so easy! We offer friendly service, require little paperwork, and you get access to extra cash, quickly. For years, our knowledgeable staff has helped individuals and families throughout Arizona and New Mexico get the money they need when they need it. When unforeseen expenses come up, instead of feeling discouraged, just stop by Tio Rico’s title loan company for help. Whether you have great credit, no credit history or bad credit auto loans are still an option for you! We will work with you step by step, but the process is quite simple. (more…)
Summer is right around the corner, and we all know summer comes with the desire to go out with friends, plan a fun vacation, hang out at the beach and do other fun activities. The bad news is that most of these activities come with a price. That’s why we’ve created this list of helpful tips for how to get through the summer doing all the things you’ve been waiting all winter to do on a budget. (more…)
This summer, even if your budget is tight, you can still go on a vacation. With expensive and excessive airline charges on the rise, this may be the year to take a road trip in order to save a little extra cash. Often times car title loans can be the best way to ensure your summer is one to remember. With the proper preparation, you will have family fun and an inexpensive vacation that you will always remember. (more…)
Summer is around the corner and the time for vacations, home repairs, or car maintenance are quickly becoming your priority. When you need a little extra money to balance out the bigger expenses in your life, getting a personal loan may just be the solution that you were looking for all along. Forget credit card debt, when you get a personal loan through Tio Rico, we will sit down with you to determine a budget and discuss a payback schedule that will work for you. Many customers come to us asking, “What is a personal loan and how can I get one?”. Before you even walk through our doors, we will break down the details of a personal loan. (more…)
Home Projects That Can Easily Be Completed with Auto Title Loans
Spring is officially here! It’s the season of new life, as well as the season of giving your home a really deep clean. We offer some of our best cleaning tips to help you get your home clean in no time. You can get a loan from Tio Rico, quickly and easily, in order to get started on those projects as soon as possible! With auto title loans, you can get between $100-$1000 almost instantly, allowing you to then tackle some of the home improvement projects this Spring under $1000. (more…)