We all come to this crossroads eventually: Should we save money in the moment by spending less upfront on an item we'll probably have to replace, or invest in something that will stand the test of time?
March is almost upon us, and with it comes the promise of spring, and the year's greenest holiday. March also means steep savings on select items, which are often at their lowest prices of the year.
You're tired of renting, you've got some cash saved up, and you've made up your mind: it's time for you to become a homeowner. But where do you go from here?
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Education is valuable, but does it have to be so expensive? According to the National Center of Education Statistics, the average two-year degree costs about $9,586 at a public institution, and four-year programs at public institutions averaged $18,632 for the 2014-2015 school year. That’s a lot of money, and it’s easy to understand why many are hesitant to take out student loans to cover the cost.
Oh say can you see, in malls and online, the star-spangled signs for Presidents' Day sales? Most major retailers would have you believe that the sales this weekend are too big to miss, but that's not entirely true.
Have you ever found yourself walking out of the mall with a Victoria's Secret bag, wondering how the heck you spent THAT much on ONE bra? Anyone who wears a bra on a regular basis knows how expensive those under-shirt essentials can be, but opting for cheap over quality can be both uncomfortable and expensive in the long run. What's a girl to do?
They might be totally junky or still in good shape, but no matter what, you should never just throw an old electronic device in the trash.