Would you book your next vacation with Sears?

We are all familiar with Sears for its home appliances and goods. But did you know vacations are now in store, too? Well, maybe not literally “in store,” but the retailer did launch SearsVacations.com last week. Sears’ new online service provides vacation and travel packages, including adjustable flight-hotel-car rentals combinations, resorts and cruise search. This move from Sears certainly caught us by surprise, and we … Continue reading Would you book your next vacation with Sears?

Buying Used Is Not Always Better

At EDSA, we are all about saving. Many consumers follow the same motto by buying used or secondhand products from online sites like eBay and thrift stores like Goodwill or even independent local shops. While we celebrate this trend for the savings it brings, buying used does not always make sense. For certain items, the initial savings does not measure up to the eventual trade-off … Continue reading Buying Used Is Not Always Better

Save on Traveling: What to Pack to Avoid Airline Fees

Nowadays, traveling is getting more and more expensive – especially when you’re flying. More than ticket booking, airline fees have become the main frustration for passengers. As airlines seem to invent more impossible hidden fees every year, you can still save on your travels by knowing the specific fees by airlines, comparing rates and packing smart. Here are a few great sites to help: Kayak’s … Continue reading Save on Traveling: What to Pack to Avoid Airline Fees

The Post-graduation Boomerang, part 2: Tips for Welcoming Your Graduates Back Home

Last week, we discussed the steps new college graduates can take during their “boomerang move” home for the most financial benefits, not only for themselves but also for their parents. Parents: That’s right – having your adult child back in your home can be a financial gain, unlikely as it sounds. At first glance, it seems like even after a college education that comes with … Continue reading The Post-graduation Boomerang, part 2: Tips for Welcoming Your Graduates Back Home