In College? Need a Vacation that Won’t Break Your Bank?

Just because you’re in college and on a budget, doesn’t mean you can’t take a vacation. College is the time to make memories, it’s the time to set out and explore the world around you. While tuition, living expenses, and textbook prices are going up each year it may seem impossible that you’ll ever be able to afford a vacation while in college but there … Continue reading In College? Need a Vacation that Won’t Break Your Bank?

Your Guide to Memorial Day Shopping

Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, and so is the unofficial start to the summer season. As everyone heads out to enjoy the day, retailers  are having major sales and discounts in the hopes to bring business in for the slower month. These sales provide a serious opportunity to snag awesome deals for you though, you just need to know where to look. Check out our … Continue reading Your Guide to Memorial Day Shopping

What to Do This Mardi Gras

King cakes, parades, and beads. Oh my! Carnival season is coming to a close, but the real fun is just about to begin! With many schools and businesses closing their doors for Fat Tuesday, February 28, go out and celebrate Mardi Gras Louisiana Style! Regardless of if you’ll be here in Baton Rouge, traveling to the soon to be packed city of New Orleans, or somewhere far … Continue reading What to Do This Mardi Gras

Decorating for Fall on a Budget

  Fall is here and it is time to decorate, but you don’t have to spend tons of money to do it. Here are a few tips on how to stay on budget while making your home fall ready. Before you even consider going out to buy items, take a look around your home for items that you can reuse or re-purposes. Items like vases, mirrors, candles, … Continue reading Decorating for Fall on a Budget

The Guide to Giving (And Saving) This Holiday Season

You’ve still got enough turkey for three armies in that freezer. You know what time of year it is.Thanksgiving pies have been gobbled, but the gingerbread’s in the oven and the shopping has only begun. You’ve got nine days to get those presents. How are you going to make it? How are you going to make it?! Don’t panic. We have some tips for you. Make … Continue reading The Guide to Giving (And Saving) This Holiday Season

Five Holiday Hacks To Do This December

We keep stressing the importance of saving during the holiday season, but we genuinely can’t stress it enough. This time of year is always the most chaotic on our budgets. Here at The EDSA Group, we’ve put together a few holiday hacks that are easy to do, and ingenious to use! Continue reading Five Holiday Hacks To Do This December

Tis the Season of Giving: But Where is Your Money Going To?

In May of this year, four cancer charities (Cancer Fund of America, Inc., Concert Support Services, Inc., Children’s Cancer Fund of America, Inc., and The Breast Cancer Society of America, Inc.) were charged for “personal fiefdoms characterized by rampant nepotism, flagrant conflicts of interest, and excessive insider compensation.” According to the case, only 3 percent of the money donated by caring individuals was given to cancer patients. Continue reading Tis the Season of Giving: But Where is Your Money Going To?