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According to the Little Free Libary website, a Little Free Library is defined as: “It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up [...]

With the holiday weekend, you may be looking for activities to keep your kids busy. National Park Week is April 19 – 27. To begin the week they are offering free admission to over 400 National Parks on April 19 and 20th. If you are planning on camping, the usual camping charges are applicable. There [...]

Below are some articles on warehouse and bulk shopping 7 ways warehouse clubs get you to spend more 15 things not to buy at Costco Costco Price Codes 20 meals for $150 from Costco or Sam’s Club

It is important to teach kids Financial responsibility as they are growing up. I saw a diagram online with tips of ideas for different age groups to teach kids about money.

Coldwter Creek announced today that they are filing for bankruptcy. If you shop at Coldwater Creek stores, below is information from their website about the details and return policies. Even though the store is closing, you may be able to find items at resale stores in the future. I have purchased items of basic colors [...]

April is officially Financial Literacy Month, however, it is important to take care of your finances at anytime of the year. The experts at Money Management International have put together Thirty Steps to Financial Wellness. Even if you can’t do it at this time, it can be completed at anytime throughout the year. As with [...]

UPDATED I have pig banks in purple, blue, pink and platinum. I also have football banks. There is a current sale on the daily deal site, Zulily on Money Savvy Banks and other Money toys. The banks have separate compartments with separate openings for Save, Spend, Donate and Invest. It is a great way to [...]

Money is one of the subjects that it is difficult for people to talk about. Although it may be helpful to discuss some items there are some subjects that can become awkward. There is an article in today’s Forum about awkward money situations. I had the honor of being interviewed for the article. As stated [...]


You have likely heard of YOLO, an acronym for You Only Live Once. While I feel it may be important to do some things when you are younger and can enjoy it more, it is also important to be able to do those things without jeopardizing your future. Some people think they should travel and [...]

The Disney movie, Frozen was released on DVD and Blu-Ray on Tueasday, March 18. Following are some of the current deals on the movie. Make sure the sales are still current before completing your order 1/2 price at Blu-ray Combo pack possibly as low as $10.99 at ToysRUs. You will want to check with [...]