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POSTDec 29, 2020
New year, new you? Many people take the turning of the calendar page as an opportunity to reevaluate their priorities and make resolutions to improve themselves or their circumstances in the new year. According to Psychology Today, 41% of Americans make resolutions. Unfortunately, 88% of resolutions fail. Financial resolutions are in the top five of all . . .
POSTDec 01, 2020
Who’s on your gift list this year? Between your significant other, your kids, your parents, your co-workers, and everyone else who might be on your list, you’ve probably got quite the shopping list, but all of these presents can add up to a significant hit to your checking account. Thankfully, it really is the thought . . .
POSTNov 20, 2020
Most of us don’t start thinking about the holidays until the Christmas decorations start showing up in stores and holiday advertisements dominate television. With all of the expenses, there’s a reason so many people say the holidays are the most stressful time of the year. But why stress out when it should be a time for fun and for visiting family? There’s something . . .
POSTNov 05, 2020
Once upon a time, the Christmas shopping season kicked off with Black Friday. Black Friday started in the wee hours of the morning on the day after Thanksgiving, and for most people, it wrapped up that afternoon. But now, things are a little more complicated. Cyber Monday started in the first years of this century, as people . . .
POSTOct 11, 2020
The end of the calendar year means different things to different people. Some love autumn, some are enjoying football season, and others are looking forward to the holidays. For all of us, though, it means the year is ending, and that brings certain rituals and responsibilities. The end of the year is a great time to look back over . . .
POSTSep 24, 2020
Fall is a beautiful season. Almost everyone loves summer and tries to hit every item on their summer bucket list, but even the most die-hard summer-love r is ready for cool nights and brisk mornings by the end of summer (all of those hot days take their toll!). So as the kids head back to . . .
POSTDec 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 . . .
POSTNov 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, . . .
POSTNov 25, 2019
‘Tis the season for… all things winter! It’s that wonderful season when we delight in the cold weather, relax by the fire, feast on our favorite comfort foods, and prepare for the holidays ahead. Enjoy the best of the season by completing this winter bucket list. Let it Snow, Let it Snow Just because the . . .
POSTNov 13, 2019
Random acts of kindness bring a moment of joy to a person’s day, but instead of just a moment of joy, what if the whole day is full of joy? What if the term changed from “random acts of kindness” to “regular acts of kindness”? Today, on World Kindness Day, try to make the world . . .