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POSTJul 08, 2020
You want to save money. You want to serve healthy, tasty, exciting meals. And you would prefer not to spend your whole life either at the grocery store or in the kitchen. It’s a familiar story: After all, most of us are juggling work, family, friends, chores, pets, and other responsibilities, along with the daily . . .
POSTJun 22, 2020
Getting a new job can be exciting! It’s a chance to further your career, make new contacts, and improve your financial life. New jobs also come along with a lot of economic considerations that are easy to overlook in the excitement of starting with a new employer. After all, you have to ramp up in . . .
POSTJun 15, 2020
A December 2019 USDA report estimated that the cost of food prepared at home for a typical adult couple in the continental United States ranges from $89.10 for thrifty people all the way to $766.80 for more free-spending types. Does your budget cry out for you to follow the thrifty plan, but your food receipts look more . . .
POSTJun 11, 2020
Road trips are a quintessentially American way to travel. The vastness of the country, the ease of our interstate system (well, except at rush hour), and a great park system make a road trip vacation feasible for families across the country. The ease of throwing a few things in the car, loading the family up, . . .
POSTJun 01, 2020
Looking to save money? Shopping at thrift stores is a time-honored way to score great merchandise and a great bargain. Furniture, home goods, kids clothes, and books are excellent items to focus on as you begin thrifting. But does it feel like when you go into thrift stores, either everything is overpriced or the merchandise . . .
POSTMay 21, 2020
With summer approaching, many people will start dreaming about an American tradition: the road trip. Who doesn’t want to see new sights, create the perfect mix of music, pack a cooler full of snacks, and start driving? Whether you have no destination in mind or the ultimate dream vacation plotted out, there’s no resisting the . . .
POSTMay 15, 2020
You may think that when you rent your house or apartment, your home renovation options are limited, but don’t despair over that “Dream Space” Pinterest board just yet. There are a surprising number of things you can do to your space that are landlord & budget friendly. Just because you don’t own your home doesn’t . . .
POSTMay 12, 2020
Remember back in school when you would misbehave and teachers would threaten that the incident would go on your permanent record? Naturally, no one in your adult life cares if you got into a screaming match on the playground over which baseball team or band was the best. But there is a permanent record that . . .
POSTMay 05, 2020
We understand the concern and uncertainty many people are experiencing right now. We are continuing our commitment to take the necessary precautions to limit the spread of the virus in our store locations across the country. Our #1 priority is the safety of our customers and employees. Our #2 priority is getting you the cash . . .
POSTApr 30, 2020
The average American spent $183.79 on cleaning and laundry supplies in 2018, up from $139.99 in 2007. Of course, if you have a large family, a large home, kids, or pets or need unique products due to allergies or other sensitivities, you’re going to spend more money than the average. You can search for coupons . . .