Archive for March, 2011
Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 by Forest.
When most people think about a credit card they do not make a connection with it being a frugal way to handle money. A credit card is usually thought of as an incentive to do some serious shopping without having the means to pay it back. Those that think about being frugal with their money [...]
Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 by Emily.
Homemade coconut shampoo is a great a way to restore your hair’s moisture. Making your own shampoo is a natural, affordable way to take great care of your hair. It’s fun, organic and you can customize it to suit your own hair type. This is also a great way to avoid commercial shampoos with sulfite, if [...]
Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 by Emily.
Giving your bathroom a fresh, new look is easy and affordable. There are plenty of great easy bathroom makeover ideas that can transform your bathroom in a few easy steps for next to nothing. When giving our home a makeover, the bathroom is often the last priority of all the rooms. Making significant changes, like [...]
Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 by Emily.
Money saving tips for kids For many young children, the concept of saving money is a foreign concept. Bright shiny toys sit in the windows of shops, seemingly beckoning for their latest allowance. The desire for instant gratification— we’ve all struggled with it. It’s more difficult for kids, however, as they have yet to learn the necessity of [...]
Posted on 28. Mar, 2011 by Emily.
You love your kids and want them to have the brightest futures possible. But you also worry about your own future, especially your retirement years. So, the question arises: Should you save for college or retirement? University tuition and retirement funds are two of the most expensive endeavors of modern life. They’re also difficult to [...]
Posted on 28. Mar, 2011 by Forest.
When it comes to credit cards, most people fall into one of two camps: those who avoid them like the plague, and those who see them as a necessary evil. If you belong to the latter, then you’ll know that credit cards can be useful, provided you are sensible and disciplined in how you use [...]
Posted on 26. Mar, 2011 by Forest.
Weird Roadside Attractions - As a foreigner traveling USA there is something very special about the leftover hints of a bygone 1950′s America. The times when Deet was saving the world’s food problems, people believed an atomic bomb would create swamp men and getting fries delivered to your car by a roller skated lady was normal. [...]
Posted on 24. Mar, 2011 by Emily.
Hard to believe, but there is over $30 billion in unclaimed funds nationwide. A recent survey found that on average 1 out of 4 people have unclaimed money being held by the state that by taking the proper steps can become theirs once again. Unclaimed Money In this busy day and age it seems that [...]
Posted on 22. Mar, 2011 by Forest.
This guest article was written by Odysseas Papadimitriou of Card Hub, a company that helps you find the best credit card deals and operates the nation’s premier gift card exchange. One of the main reasons that we study history is to learn from the past. We try to build on the foundation left to us [...]
Posted on 15. Mar, 2011 by Emily.
Originally a holiday commemorating the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has become a celebration of Irish heritage around the world. Massive parades, rivers dyed green, all-day drinking sessions — March 17th seems to be the day each year where everyone claims to be from the Emerald Isle. St. Patrick’s Day is one of [...]