If you own a business and have kids, hire them for the summer. Not only will it keep them occupied, it is a perfect opportunity to integrate them into the family business. Henry Hutcheson, president of Family Business USA outlines the valuable lessons they will learn.
By Sijun Li The summer clock is ticking down! Before you know it the kids will be heading back to school and there is only a limited amount of time to have a family getaway. In this economy, it’s important to budget for everything, including vacations. Whether it be a night out or a weeklong […]
If you’re hosting a 4th of July bash, we have some buzz on how you can throw a great party that doesn’t make your budget blow up in your face. Get helpful summer party planning tips so you can entertain in style without breaking the bank.
By April Lewis-Parks The summer months are often the most expensive, as you plan vacations, weekend getaways, concerts and other outdoor events. Many people find themselves overextended during this time, and are left wondering how to cover the various activities they have planned without racking up credit card debt or dipping into their savings. In […]
The dealnews staff published more than 6,000 deals last July. Their team has compiled a “What to Buy in July” guide to help consumers spend their money wisely. The following article is written by Linda Sakraida, dealsnews Feature Director, with contributions from Louis Ramirez. Shop Independence Day Sales for In-Season Items The Fourth of July […]
By Sijun Li Happy First Day of Summer! (And National Flip Flop Day!) Before running off to the beach to soak in some rays, make sure all your finances are in order to make your summer enjoyable and stress-free! According to TripAdvisor, 56 percent of U.S. adults plan to take a summer trip before July. […]
By Sijun Li Summer has just begun! To start your bright and sunny days on the right track, it’s important to exercise and be fit. The frugal friendly experts at Miss Money Bee have three ways to stay in shape without costing you a penny. One common problems people face when trying to cut back […]
By:Sijun Li Summer marks the midway point of 2013, and there is no better time to do a quickly check-up on your financial progress. Typically, consumers spend more during the summer months on new clothing, road trips, vacations and outdoor events, so conducting a review of your money situation can not only help you make […]
By: Sijun Li Travel season has arrived, and after a harsh winter of sitting in your cubicle wishing for sunshine, you can probably hear the ocean waves calling your name. The only problem: your limited travel budget. Few people feel gratified during the summer if they don’t take at least one vacation, be it a […]
By April Lewis-Parks The warm weather is starting to set in, and after a long winter season, you might already be planning an exotic getaway or compiling a list of fun summer events. Before you start making reservations and buying event tickets, there is one more pesky little detail to attend to: your budget. A […]
By April Lewis-Parks Summer clothes are flirty, fun and fabulous, but by the time Fall rolls around, you won’t be able to wear your Capri pants, sundresses and sandals. This is an ideal time to go through your closet and sort through clothes that you can do without or have not worn in a few […]
By Courtney Hall Summer is right around the corner. The kids are off from school, the weather is sunny and warm and everyone is looking forward to a relaxing vacation. Summer has become almost synonymous with beaches and sunshine not to mention the hefty price tag. While planning a summer beach resort vacation may not […]
by April Lewis-Parks Being strapped down with credit card bills can create stress and make it more difficult to save money. In addition, heavy balances take away from your ability to use your money in more meaningful ways, such as booking a trip or taking part in a new activity or class. One of the […]
by April Lewis-Parks The sunshine and warmth of the summer months seems to make people happier and allows them to enjoy outdoor activities. The summer season does not only benefit your physical and spiritual well-being it can also have a positive impact on your finances. Food Summer is prime season for buying great fruits and […]