Trending School Outfit Styles for Kids

Back to school sales are revving up. For many families, that means buying their kids a whole new wardrobe, or at least a new pair of jeans or two. These days, many young kids are just as much into fashion as the teens. So we’ve rounded up the top trending school outfit styles for kids and the best deals. Now kids K-12 can enter that classroom door in fun, affordable fashion. Plaid: In Read more ...

The Best Things to Buy in July 2014

Whether you’re spending your day in an air-conditioned movie theater or barbecuing with family, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in July. Fortunately, for savvy shoppers, deals are also in abundance. Here’s how you can save on July’s best buys. Movies: Summer movie programs are in full effect and that means children’s movies cost as little as $1 per person. Check out Cinemark’s Read more ...

8 Affordable Ideas for 4th of July Celebrations

Summer entertaining is meant to be simple and nothing epitomizes a summer party more than a 4th of July celebration. These nine tips are meant to make your day easy and inexpensive yet full of unique touches that will have your guests going how do they do it? So fire up the grill, raise the flag, and get ready to celebrate in fun, affordable style. Hot Dog Potluck No Fourth of July celebration Read more ...

Get the Most Out of the Summer Solstice

This Saturday, June 21, is the longest day of the year, also known as the Summer Solstice. It’s a day that is rich in tradition, meaning and sunshine. It’s been celebrated for hundreds of years in countries around the world. We think the best way to honor the solstice is to get outdoors, so here are a few ways to make the most of your extra sunlight. Get out picking: Long ago, it was Read more ...

The Juicy Details About Juicing

I had read a lot about juicing and decided to give it a try when a doctor mentioned to me that sometimes juicing and smoothies can give your digestive system a break for a day or so. I went to a local juicery for cold pressed juices and purchased seven bottles for about $48. It was easy and I didn't have to spend my time buying the ingredients and cleaning up the mess. However, if you do want Read more ...

Summer 2014 Travel Tip Round-Up

Summer is almost here and that means many of us have vacation on our minds. If you haven’t booked your summer travel, now’s the time to do it. We thought we would help you out by going through our archives and finding our top ten tips for airfare, hotels, road-trips and cruises. After all, saving a little money will make your next trip all the more enjoyable. Here is our summer 2014 travel Read more ...

12 Clever Ways to Add More Time to Your Day

You know what they say—time is money. So, finding extra time in your day is kind of like finding extra dollars in your pocket. Save time on life’s mundane tasks with these 12 clever ways to add more time to your day to do the things that matter. Do it now. Replying to a quick email or filing a piece of paper—if a task can be done in a couple of minutes or less, make it a rule to always Read more ...

How to Get the Most Out of $500

So you just won $500! Your first thought might be a shopping spree or a weekend get-away. But hold on, there are ways to stretch that $500 which can really pay off in the long run. Save it for retirement: If you can wait a couple of decades to spend that $500, then it may be worth much more! If you put $500 into a Roth IRA account at age 30, then by the time you retire at age 65, it could reach Read more ...