Saving Money on Holiday Gifts

| November 28, 2011

Tough times become even more apparent while gift shopping for the holidays. While many families, including my own, have opted to skip gifts for adults or draw names, there are ways to save money on the gifts still on your list.

Checking Your List for the Holidays

| October 24, 2011

Halloween is next week, and soon enough, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas will be nipping at our heels.

It’s okay to give some thought to your holiday gift-giving now before trick-or-treaters arrive on our doorsteps. Here’s how to get a jump on the holiday season:

How to Change Your Bank Without Stressing (Too Much)

| October 5, 2011

When the Bank-Who-Won’t-Be Named announced they were adding fees for using our debit cards, consumers have been quick to express anger … What banks are counting on to keep your business is that switching banks is a pain in the butt. But you can make the process much easier with a little organization.

Clutter-Free Presents

| November 19, 2010

The holidays are bearing down on us fast and furious. As usual, Christmas decorations were up in stores before Halloween. It’s less than 40 days to Christmas and even less to Hanukah. So where is your gift list? What’s your gift budget? Every year when my family asks me what I want for Christmas, it’s […]

Plan Your Staycation!

| April 22, 2009

With the talk of the economy, the recession, and job cuts, you may think you don’t need to plan for a vacation in the coming months. We need vacations now more than ever. Vacations are necessary to recharge and avoid burnout. Without one, you may crash and burn while sitting behind your desk. When you […]

Get a Handle on Your Finances

| April 1, 2009

With the economy, everyone’s attention seems to be on money, money, money. Some people in the news have too much, and the rest of us feel like we don’t have enough. Now you can get a handle on your finances, even if you’re like me and not a math type. Everytime math comes up, I […]