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Considering a new career direction? Online Courses offer great time and cost savings

Considering a new career direction? Online Courses offer great time and cost savings

April 26, 2017 by Mollie Wiard

It’s no secret – traditional higher-level learning institutions have struggled for years in light of government funding cuts, high tuition costs, and the declining public perception of the value of the college degree (especially given the long-term investment). But on the flip side, issues faced by higher-level institutions have opened the door to the emergence of high-quality online learning centers. Read More


Keep vs. Sell

Keep vs. Sell

April 20, 2017 by Janine Silver

The old adage, “what's old is new again” couldn't be more true. The catwalks of London, Milan, Paris and New York are filled with styles reminiscent of decades past. With clothing constantly going in and out of style, how do you know what's worth saving and what you should toss or sell? Read More


Wearable Fitness Technology Meets Functionality: Fitness Trackers to Fit Your Lifestyle and Budget

Wearable Fitness Technology Meets Functionality: Fitness Trackers to Fit Your Lifestyle and Budget

April 18, 2017 by Dana Elizabeth Johnson

In today’s ever changing and evolving world, it’s more important than ever to keep up-to-date with technology. Gone are the days of agonizing over a monumental tech purchase that was sure to put you in the poorhouse. In today’s market, there are more options than ever, and brands are getting smarter, just as the consumer is. Read More


How To Save Money on Closing Costs: 5 Simple Ways to Save you Money

How To Save Money on Closing Costs: 5 Simple Ways to Save you Money

April 15, 2017 by Michelle Michayluk

Buying a home will be one of the biggest purchases you’ll make in your life. Adding onto that purchase can seem like a slap in the face, but closing costs aren’t hiding; they’re part of every real estate transaction. Closing costs can add up to around 3% of your home purchase, rising up to around 6% if the home you’re buying resides in a higher tax area. Read More


5 Affordable and Practical Baby Products for the First Time Parent

5 Affordable and Practical Baby Products for the First Time Parent

April 13, 2017 by Erika Taylor

Reflecting back on my pregnancy with my first born child, it is hard not to think of the stress that came with figuring out what I needed to purchase so that I could be as prepared as possible. How many onesies would I need? What would be the best monitor to hear my son when I was not in the room? How much money was it all going to cost? Having a baby is expensive: empty your savings account expensive! Read More


Spring Black Friday - All Things Home. At Black Friday Prices.

Spring Black Friday - All Things Home. At Black Friday Prices.

April 13, 2017 by Mollie Wiard

It’s the end of winter - finally! For every end there is a new beginning – and for this one it’s spring! If you’re as excited as I am about the weather warming up, you’re also likely as thrilled for the new life and energy the season brings. Don’t let your enthusiasm for the budding flowers, chirping birds and warm weather stop at your doorstep. Bring the excitement of the season into your home with some bright, new décor from Overstock.com. Read More


Easter Looks for Less

Easter Looks for Less

April 12, 2017 by Rachel Trushinski

Spring has finally arrived and it's finally time to break out the bright colors, pastel shades and sleeveless looks. Incorporate some of these seasonal trends into your look for Easter weekend. And if you're still on the hunt for the perfect ensemble to wear, don't fret—even if you're on a budget. Many retailers offer an array of options that are both appropriate, on-trend and still budget friendly. Read More


Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Family's Healthcare

Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Family's Healthcare

April 11, 2017 by Candice Cerro

Now more than ever, families are in a tough spot with healthcare. Not only are monthly premiums expensive, but many insurance policies often don’t cover the things your family needs most, forcing you to pay extra for full health coverage. Now more than ever, families are in a tough spot with healthcare. Not only are monthly premiums expensive, but many insurance policies often don’t cover the things your family needs most, forcing you to pay extra for full health coverage. Read More


Staying Fit While Saving

Staying Fit While Saving

April 11, 2017 by Rachel Cabakoff

The daffodils are in full bloom, the trees are budding and the mention of “snow” on the weatherman’s forecast is few and far between. Spring has finally arrived. Now that warmer temps are officially upon us and summer is on its way, your New Year’s resolution echoes in the back of your mind. You made it a goal to get back in shape by summer and you’re realizing that goal has not come to fruition. Read More