How best to make Halloween Savings

Halloween is the “kick-off” holiday that starts us rolling all the way to the end of the year. While most people plan ahead and budget for Thanksgiving and Christmas, many people don’t think about Halloween savings, despite expenses stacking up … Continued

Money-Saving Winter Prep Guide

Fall is here and there is plenty to look forward to. But the coming months are the ideal time to undertake some money saving winter-prep before all the distractions of the holiday season. For most, the winter cold brings potentially … Continued

Grand Parents visiting Christmas

Saving for Christmas: A week-by-week guide

A survey by the American Psychological Association found that thirty-eight percent of respondents reported their stress level increased during the holiday season. The top stressors they listed were lack of time and money, the pressures of gift-giving and family gatherings. … Continued

National Live Creative Day

National Live Creative Day is September 14. It was started by a marketing company to promote the benefits of adding a dash of creativity to your day, every day. Creativity is essential to a healthy life and many don’t recognize … Continued

Back to School Savings Guide

Did you know the average cost of back to school spending for kids from K-12 is $634.78 per child? Whoa! That’s a lot, especially when several kids are involved. Do you also have a big kid going to college soon? … Continued

Summer Savings Guide for Families

There are many things families can do to save money throughout the year, but the summer months can hold their own unique set of challenges. Families with young, school aged children face increased child care or having to rearrange their … Continued

Spring Savings Guide

How to Save on Spring Cleaning, Organization and Home Maintenance Spring has sprung and this is the time of year where most people feel the urge to clean and organize. Longer daytime hours bring with them more energy for housework … Continued

Back to School Savings Guide

Summer is in full swing and that means it’s time to start planning your back to school shopping. If you’re like me, your kids often have a “growth spurt” over the summer, which means not only pens, pencils and notebooks, … Continued