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

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?

Money Leftovers Are Nice Too

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

The (Tur) Keys to Money Gobbles This Thanksgiving

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

Safety Tips for this Holiday Season

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

Earn Extra Cash with Seasonal Jobs for the Holidays!

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!

Go Green and Save Green on Earth Day

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