Graduation season is upon us, and with it comes the challenge of finding the perfect gift for the high school senior, brand-new college graduate, or freshly-certified Krav Maga instructor in your life. Worry not, because we're here with a suggestion for everyone on your list!
I've been a bookworm for as long as I can remember. While other kids were watching Saturday morning cartoons, I was posted high up in my neighbor's pine tree with a book until my mom made me get down and go read on the couch like a normal person.
We all agree that improving how we educate our next generation is the factor in continuing to effectively compete in a global economy. Teachers sacrifice a lot to help our children succeed in life, whether that means staying up all night grading papers, or spending their own money on school supplies. In fact, recent studies have shown that most teachers spend about $500 out of their own pockets every year on supplies for their students.
Mother's Day is next Sunday, May 8, and if you're struggling to find the perfect gift for mommy dearest, you're not alone. Sure, she might tell you it's a silly holiday, and that it's perfectly OK not to get her anything. NEVER take her up on this offer. Even if she's not the sentimental type, she's your mom, and she deserves a little recognition for all the hard work she put into raising you.
At first blush, this week's announcement from Amazon rolling out two new monthly Prime subscription options looks like a game changer - but does the cost actually live up to the hype?
It's been a tough few years for storefront retail chains. As online businesses like Amazon continue to grow unchecked, many major merchants have seen their profits plummet, and as a result, have been forced to close hundreds of their brick-and-mortar locations.
Coupons are awesome. I'm a big fan of the little jolt I get when I paste coupon code into the "Have a promo code?" section of the shopping cart of any given online retailer. Paper coupons are awesome, too, although I use them less often.
With Spring comes running season, and many would-be runners will be looking for a new pair of running shoes. And let's face it, the good ones aren't exactly cheap! Whether you're a hardcore marathoner or just heading our for a leisurely jog around your neighborhood, getting the best deal on running shoes isn't just about saving money - it's also about finding the right pair for you.
I'm going to be completely honest here: I went to Puerto Rico during spring break last year, but the trip was definitely not an exercise in frugality.
DIY can be a fun way to add a personal touch to your life and save money in the process, but before you drop everything to bust out a Pinterest-perfect project, take a moment to consider your options.