Spending

In-Depth Guide to Saving Money at Macy’s

A classic American department store, Macy’s showcases the American dream of starting small and becoming enormously successful. The store first opened as a dry goods store in New York City in 1858 and has grown to become one of the most recognizable store brands today. Macy’s has withstood the test of time with its consistent […]

How to Find Local Deals and Rediscover Your Town

Are the two of looking for some new local spots to try out for a date night, but don’t know where to start? Want to make it even better by getting a discount? There are lots of sites and apps claiming to being the best for deals, two of the biggest being Groupon and Living Social. […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Black Friday Shopping

Two-thirds of Americans, according to The Washington Post plan to shop on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Less than half of those surveyed plan on shopping online. This is one of the busiest shopping days of the entire year, and this approaching season more Americans than ever plan on shopping Black Friday sales 2014 […]

Affordable Cable TV Alternatives: Roku 3

If you’re looking for a way to still have some entertainment options, but don’t want to go the cable or satellite tv route, you may want to try out the Roku 3. We cut our cable subscription I think last year when the price rose and we weren’t getting much out of it. Besides not […]

Finding a Lender Quickly When You Have a Budget Gap

There are plenty of companies offering loans and credit but it’s important for anyone looking to cover a shortfall to make sure they chose a lender carefully. According to MYJAR, a million Brits are turning to payday loans to cover basic monthly household bills. Advice on Finding a Lender Although some people find it easy […]

Have an eBay Account? Change your Password

Yesterday morning eBay announced that they had been hacked and customers’ information such as names,  addresses, birth dates, and passwords may have been compromised. Even though the passwords were encrypted, the company is advising all customers to change their passwords to be safe. Protect Yourself with Your Passwords There is no guarantee that you will […]

Do You Plan Your Gifts?

One reason I like when friends had gift registries for their weddings and baby showers is that I know that I’m getting something that they really want and/or would need. I especially appreciate this as I’m cleaning up the house and going through all of our rooms and closets, sorting everything that we seemed to […]

Switching Our Health Insurance and Retirement Benefits

I can certainly understand trying to save money. We review our expenses from time to see if we can get a better value. I realize employers are the same. We found out a couple months ago that my husband’s company was changing up both the health insurance plan and the retirement providers for 2013 to […]