Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year is just a week away and once again retailers are offering holiday deals in an attempt to get more shoppers into their stores. Several of the biggest retailers are opening earlier than last year in hopes to one-up their competition. Stay ahead[...]READ MORE
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Can you believe Christmas is a little over a month away? Well if you’re anything like me, you haven’t even started to think about Christmas shopping. Now is the time to start making your list and checking it twice, because ready or not, the holidays are on their way! Check out some[...]READ MORE
Halloween is just a week away and I could not be more excited! The haunted houses, the eerie decorations, the constant reruns of Hocus Pocus…..I love it all. During this festive fall time of superstition and celebration, Halloween can get pretty expensive. Here are a few tips on how you can[...]READ MORE
Your 20’s are supposedly the best years of your life. The crazy and carefree years. This is what your 20’s are for, right? To feel and see as much as you can, to take advantage of not being tied down to anything and anyone and to go the extreme with everything that you do. But wait! Why[...]READ MORE
I recently came across this article on Yahoo! Finance called, “The New American Dream: It’s Not What You Think,” and I found it to be really interesting. A recent poll from Credit.com showed that Generation Y considers the “American Dream” as being debt free. The old idea of the Am[...]READ MORE
Are you carrying around bad financial habits with you today? Your 20’s are a time to grow, be independent and make a few mistakes. No one expects you to be perfect, but when mistakes turn into bad habits and they begin to sabotage your financial health, it’s time to take a step back and b[...]READ MORE
I have been counting down the days to Labor Day Weekend this year! Why? Well for starters, I will be heading to Chicago to see some of my closest friends, college football starts and it’s a 3 day weekend! How can it get any better than that? Although I am looking forward to my weekend, I am[...]READ MORE
Alright Freshmen, the big day is almost here! It is time to finish packing up your things to start a new chapter in your life…. College! Shopping for a college dorm room can be fun if you love to shop…like me. But it can also be a huge hassle because there is so much to get. Not only is th[...]READ MORE
It’s Monday…… and all I can think about is Friday (aka. payday) Ever since I started my job, I have made a goal to save money and manage my finances better. I started off doing really well but then it felt like everything was being thrown at me at once. I had vehicle problems, unexpecte[...]READ MORE
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