Discover Helps you Save and Give This Holiday Season {sponsored}

Save More & Give Back for the Holidays

It’s officially the holiday season with Thanksgiving this week, and winter holidays just around the corner! This time of year is so busy, but also so amazing. We are busy with gift shopping and baking or cooking up our family favorites, but we also love to focus on giving back during the holiday season. Every step […]

Best Time to Buy during the Holidays


Holiday shopping season is here, and with it lots of things to buy! Looking for savings this holiday season is challenging. You may buy something one week and the next week find it for even less. To be sure you’re finding the best deals use this handy infographic from to help you find the […]

Earning Extra Money with Avon {sponsored}

How to Earn Extra Income with Avon

Avon has been a huge part our family’s life. My Dad worked for a branch of the company and was transferred to Newark, Delaware office when I was a baby. He worked there for many years before changing jobs. My Mom also worked at Avon as an Avon Independent Sales Rep and later as a […]

Invest in Yourself #TakeAnHour

Fidelity Take an Hour

With Daylight Savings Time today (don’t forget to reset your clocks!) Fidelity is challenging women across the country to take an hour to invest in their financial future. By investing this hour in your finances you can see some great long-term benefits, and you’ll be able to reap the rewards for years to come. Why Take […]

How to Get Rid of Energy Vampires

Energy Vampires

Energy vampires are not only scary, they’re expensive! While they may not want to suck your blood they certainly want to suck your wallet dry. Staking them in the heart won’t work, so below you’ll find expert tips on getting rid of energy vampires for good. What are energy vampires? Energy vampires are devices that are […]

How to Establish Good Credit {sponsored}

how to establish good credit

Good credit is the key to borrowing smart. It allows you to secure lower interest rates on a mortgage or auto loan, it gives you a larger pool of funds to borrow against for larger purchases or remodels, and can even help when you’re looking for a new job. Why does credit history matter? When […]

Vanguard Retirement Twitter Chat #VGRetirement {sponsored}

We’re all busy. We’re busy with work, conference calls, homework, sports schedules, playdates, meals that need prepping and cleaning up, and a never-ending to do list. It’s no wonder it’s challenging to find the time to think ahead when it comes to our personal finances. Retirement may not be tops on your to do list […]

To Tip or Not to Tip?

To Tip or NOT to tip

To tip or not to tip that is the question. I’m traveling for the next week Philly–>New Orleans and New Orleans—>Atlanta and finally from Atlanta–>Philly. I’m headed to FinCon 2014 and then Type-A Parent conference. I’ll be speaking at both conferences, and it’s kind of a crazy schedule, but I’m looking forward to it. In […]

Upgrade Your iPhone to the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus for Free or Cheap

Save Money Buy iPhone

Apple announced their latest product line today including the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus which means it’s time to consider upgrading your old phone. Whether you’re due for an upgrade or you plan to upgrade early you can trade in your old iPhone and may actually end up with money in your pocket! […]

25 Fall Family Activities for Less

25 Frugal Fall Activities for Families

It’s nearly Fall, and it certainly feels like it outside lately! Fall is my favorite season, and when we asked on our Facebook page what your favorites from Fall are you chimed in with all kinds of Fall fun and food. Since Fall mean cooler air we spend a lot more time outside, and I’m always […]