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Student Loan Payments Might be the Top Gift of 2018
A new study finds that student loan payments may be the top gift of 2018. Borrowers would prefer help with student loan debt over Bitcoin and the iPhone X!
DIY Thursday: Create the perfect meal for your mom this Mother’s Day

By Jessica Williams Mother’s Day is a day set aside to honor all of the mothers of the world. This year, give the mother in your life a day off and cook her a full meal that includes drinks, appetizers, and a dessert. Here are some recipes that won’t cost you much money or time, […]

DIY Thursdays: Easy and Inexpensive Valentine’s Day Treat for your Co-Workers, Kid’s Class, or That Special Someone

By Jessica Williams Valentine’s Day is around the corner and most people are still recovering from the spending that they did during the holiday season. So to help you celebrate the holiday of love on a budget, we have the perfect sweet treat that you can give out to co-workers, friends, kids, or that special […]

Be Frugally Creative With Your Holiday Gift Giving This Year

By April Lewis-Parks This is the time of year where you belly is full of food, your soul is full of joy, and your wallet is full of the trace of money that once resided there. With so many back to back commercials, catalogs, radio advertisements, and other printed advertisements, this time of year can […]

Happy Father’s Day! – 8 Free Gift Ideas for Dad

By: Sijun Li It’s almost Father’s Day! This Sunday, be sure to show your dad the love and appreciation he deserves. After all, he IS the guy who taught you how to ride a bike, who took you out for ice cream and who bought you video games when mom said no… So, to show […]

What to get dear ol’ dad? We have some suggestions!

By Sijun Li Father’s Day is coming up! On Sunday, June 17, be sure to show your dad the love and appreciation he deserves by getting something he really wants. After all, he IS the guy who taught you how to ride a bike, who took you out for ice cream and who bought you […]

Did you say rebate? How to use great rebate deals.

By Barbara Braunstein, a guest blogger With the Holiday season approaching and retailers and manufacturers fighting for your dollars, many will offer rebates. Rebates are a great way to buy virtually anything for less.  Before you spend your hard earned money counting on the rebate remember to make sure that you will reap the rebate […]

Valentine’s Day, To Bee or Not to Bee… Costly

By April Lewis-Parks  This Valentine’s Day, couples are once again eager to shower their loved ones with special gifts.  According to the National Retail Federation’s 2011 Valentine’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey, the average person will spend $116.21 on traditional Valentine’s Day merchandise this year, up 12.8 percent over last year’s $103.00.  As one […]

Avoid These Holiday Bloopers!

By April Lewis-Parks  To avoid making the holiday blooper list treat these gifts as if they were the equivalent to your Aunts tuna surprise pie – in other words, stay away!  Destructive Toys: Sure that water gun that squirts a laser of water sounds cool. But what do you think the kid you’re giving it […]