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

Would you bet on your New Year’s resolution?

It’s that time of year again for the big Resolution. While it’s no secret that few actually follow through with their resolutions, would money incentives motivate you more to reach your set goal? Two apps attempt to help users do this through making a bet – where your money is literally put on the line to accomplish a certain goal. See if they are for … Continue reading Would you bet on your New Year’s resolution?

Reuse your July 4 decorations!

Had plenty of red, white and blue props from your July 4 party last week? Lucky you can use them twice this year! The Summer Olympics 2012 is right around the corner on July 27. Have a watch party to cheer on Team USA with family and friends, while not wasting more money or the decorations you already bought! (And then of course you can … Continue reading Reuse your July 4 decorations!

Red, white and blue dishes for cheap

While BBQs have always been a classic for July 4, you can still incorporate red, white and blue vegetable and fruit side dishes to celebrate the flag’s holiday and keep the summer cook-out cool. Even better, with the right ingredients, you can celebrate on the cheap! For our readers, we’ve aggregated by color some vegetables and fruits that are in season and so are sold … Continue reading Red, white and blue dishes for cheap

Holiday Payback – Part 3

As the first month in 2012 is coming to a close, how are your finances looking after the 2011 holiday season? Are you making a conscious effort to pay back that debt? To finish up our series on how you can save to reduce your debt, try out these few tips to get back into gear! Pass on extended warranties. When offered an extended warranty … Continue reading Holiday Payback – Part 3