This is no April fools joke. There are six upcoming state sales tax holidays that have nothing to do with back-to-school shopping–which I’ve written about in the past–and everything to do with saving money when buying items for your home.
If your neighborhood is like mine, then “For Sale” signs are popping up faster than dandelions on front lawns. That’s because spring is real estate season. Even so just because you’re getting ready to move doesn’t mean you have to buy a home. Sometimes it makes more sense to rent versus own a home. There […]
Wouldn’t it be great if we could all have stylists to help us get ready for big events or even just for everyday at the office? Truth is, there are affordable ways to get styled these days, and those services come right to your house, with online stylist services, the results of which are mailed […]
Like 10 million Americans, we are dog lovers that celebrate our dog’s birthday. Because of that, I’ve created a new business called Pawsome Doggie. It’s an online shop selling awesome dog party supplies. Since adopting our first rescue dog in 2002, Buffy, a golden retriever-beagle-cocker spaniel mix (left), who joined our family when he was […]
Having written nearly a dozen books on weddings, gifts and etiquette, there is something I learned about popping the question: there are typically two times of the year when couples tend to get engaged. One is right around the December holidays; the other is at Valentine’s Day. What couples tend not to think about during […]
You may think that these deals of the day sites only inspire impulse purchases–and therefore I would not recommend them–but I do believe that they have a place in the world of saving money. Case in point: if you’ve always thought about joining a wholesale club like BJ’s or Costco, you’d be wise to wait […]