When day care costs overtake your take-home pay, it might be time to think about working from home. No commute means saving gas and wear and tear on your vehicle. You can work in your sweats, so no power suits will show up on your credit-card bill. No child care expenses results in a huge … [Read more...] about How to make money working from home
It's human nature. Many of us, when we think about our own funeral, picture ourselves as not just the guest of honor, but the host. Even if we don't believe in the afterlife, some of us want to be at our own funeral in spirit. We want people to share funny stories and not be too sad (well, maybe … [Read more...] about 5 ways to have a less expensive funeral
Shakespeare was ahead of his time. He asked if a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. And guess what? Call it what you will, a rose is a rose is…. You get the idea. Maybe the same goes for name brands of products versus generic brands. Are they equal in quality? Well, the answer to that … [Read more...] about Are name brands really better than generics?
It's human nature to put off the things we have to do as long as possible. For example, my deadline for this story was Friday, but it will be turned in on Monday. Because, hey, I'm a human being. And so are salespeople and store managers. Most companies set targets for employees on a monthly … [Read more...] about End of the quarter is a great time for bargains
When you’re prepping for parenthood, a targeted baby registry or two can alleviate the guesswork for friends and relatives, help you get just what you need and avoid unwanted or duplicate items. But because you’re not paying the tab, it’s easy to ask for products you don’t need, stock up on the … [Read more...] about 5 ways to get the most from your baby registry
The online chatter-room of Twitter can be daunting. Tweets are fast and furious. Tweeters tease you with a brief explanation of the deal and add a shortened link, all in 140 characters or less. Here a few ways to help you find ways to sing your own song about savings: Hashtag hunting Whether … [Read more...] about 5 ways to use Twitter to find savings