Archive for 'Family'
Feb 20, 2010 - Instead of dining out in a bar or restaurant and sharing appetizers and a big bill, bring the party home and ask guests to share their favorite "small plate" while you serve up cocktails.
Feb 19, 2010 - In 2008 the average American family spent $6,100 on food. But if that average family had used these tips, they might've saved 10% or $600.
Feb 19, 2010 - Everybody makes mistakes. But one place you should really try to avoid them is when you do your income taxes. You may think that using software will eliminate any chance for error; if only life were that simple! Before you seal that envelope or hit "send" to file electronically, read/watch this story.
Feb 19, 2010 - You CAN keep your sanity and plan a budget friendly, kid friendly, birthday party for your child right in your own home.
Feb 17, 2010 - Most people know more about shopping for groceries than shopping insurance. And that's a shame, since you probably spend more insuring your family than feeding it. Here's what you need to know to understand, organize and save on car insurance.
Feb 14, 2010 - According to a recent survey, the vast majority of Americans pay a tax professional to do their taxes for them. Since this is a job that you can do yourself in minutes with cheap software, I believe a lot of people are wasting a lot of money. But if you're going to pay a pro, at least try to find the right one and harness their expertise so they're worth the extra money.
Feb 12, 2010 - Just because the name is national, the people are friendly and the decor is nice doesn't mean you can trust your tax preparation service to do the right thing. The rates many preparers charge on refund anticipation loans makes them little more than loan sharks. If you don't use these loans, you know someone that does. So check out this story, then share it.
Feb 09, 2010 - If you're a woman, this post is my Valentine's Day gift to you: Forward it to your beau with a note like "Came across this article; thought you'd be interested."If you’re a guy faced with jewelry shopping this Valentine's Day, I feel your pain. Jewelry shopping is bad on so many levels: First, you might end up at someplace like a mall. Then you'll be expected to spend a lot for what looks so little. So let's see if we can make the process a little less painful by arming you with a few quick tips to make it less stressful and less expensive.
Feb 09, 2010 - Roses, are red, violets are blue, but if you really want to be frugal on Valentines Day I've got some tips for you!Here's how to save on flowers and jewelry, along with some less-exensive ideas that can soften your sweetie without breaking the bank.
Jan 29, 2010 - What would your family do if you died tomorrow? Do you have a plan in place to take care of those you love? 3 ways to get a will.
Jan 27, 2010 - Throwing a Super Bowl party? Have a memorable event without sacking your budget. Here are a bunch of quick ideas guaranteed to liven up the fun while keeping costs down.
Jan 26, 2010 - Thanks to Google Voice, you can now get free unlimited calling on your cell phone without paying for a costly unlimited plan.
Jan 22, 2010 - 4 reasons most budgets fail and how you can make one that doesn't.
Jan 18, 2010 - There is no end to the list of budgeting spreadsheets you can find online, but for those with a copy of Microsoft Excel, here are a few budgeting spreadsheets you can download for free.
Jan 03, 2010 - You can find everything from long distance to music for free online (legally), provided you know where to look.