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Free-For-All: Holiday Fun That Won’t Break the Piggybank

Free-For-All: Holiday Fun That Won’t Break the Piggybank

Years ago, when I was single, I had a great part-time gig as a travel correspondent for the Associated Press. The paycheck wasn’t anything to write home about, but the opportunity to see and do things I might not have otherwise experienced more than made up for it.   Of all the things I discovered [...]

Giving Back During the Holidays Made Simple

Giving Back During the Holidays Made Simple

The holiday season is in full swing, and many of us are busy shopping for gifts for our family and friends. It’s a great time give thanks for our many blessings and give back to those less fortunate in our own communities. But with the hustle and bustle of the holidays, good intentions can sometimes [...]

Halloween Costumes Don’t Need to Be Scary-Expensive

Halloween Costumes Don’t Need to Be Scary-Expensive

Halloween is an opportunity to let your imagination be your guide to become something or someone that you only dream (or have nightmares) about. The challenge for many is sticking to a budget. Here are four tricks for having sweet Halloween costumes that don’t break the bank: 1. See the Big Picture Think about the [...]

Six Tips for Renting Your First Apartment

Six Tips for Renting Your First Apartment

Moving out of the safety of your parent’s house is both exciting and a little scary. I was the first of my friends to leave the nest and get a place of my own. Since then, I have spent 10 years renting six apartments in three different states. My hope is that the following tips [...]

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