One of the biggest moderators of our stress during the holidays is our finances. For good reason. We’ve compiled a guide of tips and tricks for you to apply to lessen the blow. Continue reading Twelve Ways to Save Through the Holidays
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
We hope you didn’t spend all your movie money on Thanksgiving, because boy are there some great movies coming out this month! Here’s a rundown on what you should expect to maximize that bang for your buck. Continue reading Quick: Save Up for the Movies this Month
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?
The average Thanksgiving dinner is right under $50, but it’s still nice to hold on to a few presidents instead of stale stuffing. These are some good tips for keeping in mind as you plan for Thanksgiving, and really, any other dinner party in the future. Plan your Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday night. Crazy, I know, but then you could take advantage of all of … Continue reading Money Leftovers Are Nice Too
A decade ago, the term Cyber Monday was conceived by the National Retail Federation to bolster sales even after the Thanksgiving weekend, and to create an online shopping equivalent to Black Friday. They implemented their concept by partnering with the media to couple the catchy phrase Cyber Monday with sales and promotions advertisements. Since then, it’s taken off. Last year, $2.68 billion were spent on Cyber Monday. That’s well … Continue reading Mistakes Exploited by Cyber Criminals on Cyber Monday: Part I
Before we can even put a bite of mom’s stuffing into our mouths, the cost of holidays indiscriminately chow down on our bank accounts; and believe me, they do not care to share. Between November 1st and December 16th, $52 million are spent annually on holiday shopping in the United States. An average family will spend at least $312 over the Thanksgiving weekend. Shoppers end up spending an … Continue reading The (Tur) Keys to Money Gobbles This Thanksgiving
The holiday season is something we all look forward to. But did you even realize that maybe it’s the most anticipated time of the year for thieves? As more and more people get ready for the holidays and vacations, they forget that maybe their homes could fall victim to burglaries. Here are some safety tips to protect you and your home this holiday season! Place … Continue reading Safety Tips for this Holiday Season
Whether you are a college student on break or you’re just looking for a part-time job to earn some extra cash over the holidays, pay attention! Web sites such as http://www.monster.com and http://www.snagajob.com offer seasonal job listings where you can search by your city and state. Here are some common jobs to keep in mind while on the job hunt: Local Retailers – Many large … Continue reading Earn Extra Cash with Seasonal Jobs for the Holidays!
1970 was the peak of the hippie and flower-child era in the United States. Saving the planet became a nationwide “bridge over troubled water”, channeling the energy of the anti-war protest efforts and putting environmental concerns front and center. So in honor of Earth Day, April 22, here are a few tips for saving money and energy all year long: Replace incandescent lights with compact … Continue reading Go Green and Save Green on Earth Day