17 St. Patrick’s Day Superstitions

Gaining the Luck of the Irish is not as easy as it sounds. The Irish have a lengthy list of good luck charms and bad omens and it’s hard to keep them straight! Here are 17 superstitions to keep in mind on St. Patrick’s Day so you can hopefully find some good luck, and more importantly, avoid the bad! 1. Got an unstoppable itch on your left hand? That may mean a pot of gold is about to come Read more ...

How to Host a Coupon Swap in 7 Easy Steps

What’s better than hanging with your friends and saving money? Not a whole lot. That’s why hosting a coupon swap is a genius idea. It’s an excuse to get together with friends and share savings. It also enables you to find coupons you really need and make sure the ones you don’t, still go to good use. 1. Don’t spend to save. The point of a coupon swap is to help everyone live frugally, Read more ...

5 Ways to Get a Head Start on your Child’s Financial Future

As parents, we want to teach our children about financial responsibility early on. Here are five useful tools to help teach kids how to manage their money and create a secure financial future. 1. The Moonjar Moonjar is a child-friendly piggy bank divided into three compartments: save, spend and give. Developed specifically to increase children’s financial literacy, the structure of the Read more ...

How to Create Your Own Pot of Gold

You don’t need the Luck of the Irish to create your own pot of gold. If you know where to look, you may find golden nuggets hiding in unexpected places. Here are six places you can find “gold.” Read more ...

50 Amazingly Easy Ways to Save Money

Shopping Always save receipts. Some stores will offer you a one time price adjustment if the price goes down within 7 -14 days. Take advantage of price match policies. Some stores are so confident they have the lowest prices, they will match a competitor’s price and give you an additional discount. Plan shopping around tax holidays, especially for back to school. During August, some states Read more ...

DIY Apothecary Bathroom Decor

One of the trendiest styles today is the old-fashioned apothecary. From bars in big cities to high-end home retailers to soap stores across the world, people are decorating their spaces like old-fashioned pharmacies and medicine stores. Want to bring your own DIY apothecary touch into your home? Consider decorating your bathroom in an old-fashioned apothecary style. Here are four ideas on how to Read more ...

5 Tips to Ensure You Get Your Tax Refund Quickly

Are you a tax season procrastinator? You’re not alone. The IRS says 20-25% of Americans wait until the last two weeks to prepare their tax returns. While filing close to the deadline does not affect your refund, it can add to the stress. So, with roughly 5 weeks to go, it’s time to get to work. Fortunately, tax software is here to make filing easy, error-free, and to make sure you get that tax Read more ...

Start Planning: Spring Cleaning

About three-quarters of households participate in the spring clean tradition. Which means men and women everywhere are starting to get anxiety about this daunting task. The good news is we’ve still got a few weeks till the official start of spring. That’s plenty of time to find the best prices on cleaning supplies and mentally prepare for the job ahead. Make a list. The key to a good spring Read more ...