Shift Your Habit to Save Money and the Planet

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Tweet Did you know that a simple shift in your habits will help you save money and the planet?  You heard that right.  You don’t have to radically change your lifestyle to start making a difference in the world.  Shift Your Habit by Elizabeth Rogers tells you just how.  The 279 page book published by […]

10 Unique Christmas Gifts for Men

Tweet This holiday season think outside-the-box and give the men in your life something other than a tie, fishing pole, or other equally dissatisfying object.  Use your imagination to give the type of gift that the receiver will actually use and appreciate. Here are some unusual gifts for him that he’ll really love and would […]

5 Quick Tips to Save Money in the New Year

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Tweet The new year is fast approaching and you may have made some resolutions where your finances are concerned.  I know I have.  Although 2012 was a relatively frugal year for me, I know there were a lot more corners I could have cut and things I could have done without. With this in mind, […]

Five Tips To Help You Enjoy the Holidays More On Less Money

Tweet For many, the holidays are stressful. There always seems to be a shortage and time and money. If you find yourself lacking both, you’ll love the five tips I’ve come up with that will help you streamline your shopping and free up your days so you can truly appreciate the spirit of Christmas. Whatever […]

How to Keep from Overspending This Holiday Season

Tweet With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to make a plan.  What are you willing to spend money on this holiday season?  Do you have a set budget or at least an idea of what you can afford?  If you don’t, you’re likely to overspend.  The excitement of Black Friday and Christmas can make […]

A Few Green Ways to Save Money

Tweet Going green does not necessarily mean giving up modern conveniences or spending extra money on organic products or emerging green technologies. There are a number of very simple steps that can be taken that can help the environment while also reducing the amount of money that you spend each month. Start With Your Electricity […]

No Student Loan Relief in Sight: Work on Getting a Free College Education

Lowest Paying College Majors

Tweet The student loan debt situation has spiraled out of control, with many college students saddled with hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. The costs of higher education are ever rising, and more students are questioning the decision to take on debt for their education. With no relief for the student loan crisis in […]

Do You Tip Too Much at Restaurants?

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Tweet I just got done reading an article put out by the Huffington Post about tipping. It really got me thinking about the subject and I realized that like the author, I have a tendency to over tip. I leave 20% on average because it’s easier to calculate and I often reason with myself that […]

Should You Buy or Lease a Car?

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Tweet For most Americans, the cost of owning a car (or cars) falls second only to maintaining housing expenses. Generally, you’re left with either buying a vehicle (new or used) or leasing. While leasing is often considered the most expensive decision over time, there are many happy drivers who wouldn’t think of buying a car. […]

Save Money by Pickling Fruits and Vegetables at Home

Fresh Pickles

Tweet When you think of the word pickled, what comes to mind? Do you picture briny cucumbers in glass jars sitting among condiments in the grocery store or do you envision the art of pickling or preserving products so they can be eaten at a later date? If the latter is what you had in […]