August is here and you know what that means. It’s time for parents to start seeking out savings on back to school clothing, supplies, etc. We’ve compiled ten back to school tips to help you save time and money, and ease your family’s back to school stress.Read More
The holidays are right around the corner. Are you planning a large family gathering this year? You don’t have to spend a fortune to host a wonderful event. Here are ten helpful tips for creating a memorable yet affordable holiday gathering for your family and friends.Read More
If you'r savvy in your back to school shopping, you can reduce the stress and expense, and get back to enjoying the final days of summer. Consider these tips when shopping for school supplies for your children.Read More
While some retailers are already prepping for the holiday season, most of us have our minds on fall festivities. A recent study showed spending on Halloween will be close to $7 billion this year. Of that, over $1 billion will be spent on costumes for kids. Thankfully, you don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to ensure your kiddos have a happy Halloween. Check out these seven ways to cut the cost of costumes without eliminating all the fun.Read More
Spring has sprung and summer is just around the corner. Has your family been thinking about or begun planning a summer vacation? Are you seeking some fun, educational, and budget-friendly ideas? It’s not the cost of a vacation that makes it fun for parents and children; it’s the time spent together as a family. Take a look at some of these ideas for family vacations on a limited budget.
According to research done by BIGresearch, in 2011 Americans spent $3.4 billion on dinners, $3.5 billion on jewelry, $1.1 billion for cards, and $1.7 billion for flowers on Valentine’s Day. A recent article in USA Today predicts that Americans will spend 8.5 percent more in 2013!
A quick Internet search of “Valentine’s on the Cheap” will yield some wonderfully romantic and inexpensive ideas for celebrating the ones you love this Valentine’s Day. The following is a small sampling of inexpensive or free ideas:Read More
Parents are set to spend $688 in 2012 to get each of their children ready for the upcoming school year. That’s for clothing, supplies and electronics. Seems like a lot? That's nothing, online shoppers are set to spend $874, a 27% increase above the overall shopper average. Here are 5 really simple ways your kids can help you cut down on back to school costs.Read More