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Jan 17, 2020
If you want to save money, there’s no better way to do it than to create and maintain a personal budget. Among its many benefits, budgeting can help you keep track of your spending, save money, and work toward higher financial goals. But those new to budgeting tend to make a few major mistakes that . . .
Jan 14, 2020
Saving money can have a multitude of positive effects on an individual’s overall financial security as well as quality of life. Having a savings account or other method of savings has the obvious benefit of financial security, but there are also other benefits that may not be so straightforward. By working to cut corners and . . .
Jan 13, 2020
The parties have been had. The boxes of decorations are placed tidily back in their reserved corner of the attic. The sweets and treats have been baked and enjoyed. The presents have been opened. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over. The whimsical time the holidays created has come to a close . . .
If you’re like many families across the country, there’s precious little time at the end of the day for cooking a healthy dinner. Chances are good that instead of toiling over a hot stove, it’s much easier to eat out or buy fast food for the family. That’s not good for your health or your . . .
Dec 27, 2019
The winter season is approaching, and unfortunately cold and flu season tends to follow along with it. Staying inside to avoid the cold winter air means that we’re in close contact with others, so germs can spread more easily. Did you know that flu containing particles can travel up to 6 feet, and rhinoviruses can . . .
Dec 16, 2019
Dec 11, 2019
Max’s Thrifty Holiday Gift Giving Guide When it comes to your holiday gift-giving style, are you a passionate penny pincher? A fan of frugality? Maybe you’re just looking to save a little extra cash this year. If your gift-giving list is 1 page or 10, thriftiness is the name of the game and can cover . . .
Dec 09, 2019
The holiday season is quickly approaching. While this should be a time of happiness and celebration, it can also become a time of stress and anxiety. Not only do extra expenses and calories creep in, but your schedule fills up with holiday parties or family members in town seemingly every weekend. Make the season a . . .
Dec 06, 2019
Don’t let boredom discourage you from budgeting: There are so many programs out there that can make this process simple, organized, and even fun! Gone are the days when you have to keep a ledger book and messy piles of receipts in order to track your spending. There are many apps that will let you . . .
Nov 27, 2019
In 1924, Macy’s flagship store expanded to 1 million square feet and covered an entire city block in New York City. To showcase the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and the beginning of the holiday shopping season, Macy’s decided to host a parade on Thanksgiving morning. The Macy’s employees dressed up in different costumes, . . .