How to Bring Your Financial Life Online

We’re living life online. We invite friends to parties, store our family photo albums, buy clothes and yes, print coupons, all from the Internet. But even the most Internet savvy of us have at one time or another felt a little reluctance to bring our financial life online. And while it always comes with a risk, the truth is, you could be more at risk sending a bill payment by snail mail then Read more ...

Spring Cleaning? Don’t Toss it, Recycle it.

Spring-cleaning is about a lot more than wiping windows and mopping floors. It’s also about dealing with all the extra “stuff” that so quickly accumulates in your home. Sometimes it’s easier to get rid of things if you know it will go to good use, as opposed to a landfill. Here are some tips for recycling your spring clean clutter: Put clothes on the curb. Too often the clothes we intend Read more ...

Is this really the #1 Cleaning Hack on Pinterest?

This cleaning hack has been all over Pinterest: But does this really work on very tough soap scum? A friend raved it cleaned her shower like magic. Another claimed it cleans her shower easier than anything she has ever tried. We decided to put it to the test. A really tough test. I recently purchased a fixer upper home that had been owned by a male who kinda generally cleaned the house Read more ...

The Non-Fan’s Guide to March Madness

What you Need to Know About B-ball, Bracketology and The Big Dance It’s the middle of March, which signals to basketball fans everywhere, it’s time for some Madness. March Madness, to be exact. March 16 (this Sunday) signals the beginning of March Madness, the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship. For fans of the tournament, it can mean office pools, laboring over brackets Read more ...

Top Pet Savings from Petco, Petsmart, PetcareRx and more

Now that the weather warming up, flea and tick season is beginning—it’s the perfect time to make sure that you’re protecting your pets. Here are some offers to keep your furry family members happy and healthy. PetcareRX Find a wide variety of products that will help keep your pet in good shape. Right now, you can save 15% off Flea & Tick and Heartworm meds with code EXTRA15. Expires 3/31   Petco 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 ...