Archive for August, 2018

5 Tips for a Smooth Back-to-School Transition

5 Tips for a Smooth Back-to-School Transition

Sponsored Content Just when it seems like you have gotten into your summer groove, it’s time to get back into your school routine, which can cause both relief and stress at the same time for parents and students alike. Even if your kids are fairly adaptable, big changes like heading back to school after a […]

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Back to School Shortcuts

Back to School Shortcuts

It’s almost that time. As the Summer draws to a close, we gear up to free up our day somewhat (by sending our kids back to school). Although the Summer was jam packed with fun excursions, barbecue cookouts, adventures and time well spent with the Family, its time to gear up to Efficency mode. There […]

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5 Ways to Squash Back-to-School Stress

5 Ways to Squash Back-to-School Stress

Sponsored Content Heading back to school is exciting for both kids and parents, but with all the thrill and anticipation, there can be quite a bit of stress, too. As a parent, you can approach the impending school year with a positive attitude and these tricks can help minimize stress and give your kids extra […]

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Off to School and Into a New Routine

Off to School and Into a New Routine

  Sponsored Content The fall season is met with many transitions, from cooler weather to time changes to more time spent indoors. Among these transitions is the immediate shift from packing beach bags for a day in the sun to packing suitcases to head back to campus for a new semester. As every student’s routine […]

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5 Back-to-School Shopping Tips to Buy More Time

5 Back-to-School Shopping Tips to Buy More Time

Sponsored Content It’s that time of year again. Parents are preparing for the rush of back-to-school with a seemingly never-ending to-do list. As you run around to purchase school supplies, uniforms and sneakers it can be a busy and expensive time of year. Tackle back-to-school season with these tips to save money and maybe even […]

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Take these 4 steps to clean up your financial house

Take these 4 steps to clean up your financial house

Sponsored Content Are you feeling good about your finances? Or do phrases like “account balance,” “credit score” and “retirement savings” give you a twinge of anxiety? Don’t worry, you’re in good company. Only 24 percent of the millennial generation have basic financial literacy, according to the National Endowment for Financial Education. When it comes to […]

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Simple ways to Earn Extra Money without owning a Car

Simple ways to Earn Extra Money without owning a Car

Sponsored Content Whether you’re new to a city and are getting on your feet, or you don’t want the commitment of a longtime lease or loan, there are countless ways to put some dough in your pocket without the need to purchase a car. Working with a flexible schedule doesn’t necessarily mean that you need […]

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Prepare Your Car for Summer

Prepare Your Car for Summer

Sponsored Content Summer is a time for sunshine and road trips. No matter the length of the trip, you’ll want your car safe and functional, especially with your family and friends in the passenger seats. With summer weather approaching, it can be a great time to inspect your vehicle and make sure everything is up […]

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Make the Most of Summer College Visits

Make the Most of Summer College Visits

Sponsored Content For students entering their senior year of high school or current college students considering a transfer, there’s no better way to determine whether a college or university is the right fit than a college visit. Summer is a great time to make those journeys, when campuses are less chaotic and the demands of […]

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3 Simple Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life

3 Simple Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life

The beauty industry is huge. Every year hundreds of hair, skin and makeup products are shared with the world and women can’t resist them. However, let’s not forget about the price tag that it is also growing due to marketing techniques and nice promo pictures used to make you buy it. Let us tell you […]

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How to frugally shop for a car – without getting ripped off!

How to frugally shop for a car – without getting ripped off!

Buying a car is something most Americans have to do at some point. Unless you live in a big city a car is practically a necessity if you want to be able to function in today’s society. Cars are sometimes as expensive as houses and when it comes to frugal living you want to have […]

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FIRE Book Review: Heaven Adjacent

FIRE Book Review: Heaven Adjacent

This Summer New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde is releasing a book which anyone interested in FIRE principals should read. Heaven Adjacent is not the easiest book to slog through, even if you’re a fiction fan it will really hit home to anyone considering whether or not FIRE is worth your time, especially […]

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What is a 529 College Savings Plan?

What is a 529 College Savings Plan?

College is expensive, and if you’re trying to save money for your kids to go to college then it can be tough to figure out how to do it. There are so many companies out there offering college plans that it’s difficult to pick one which is going to give them enough, especially with the […]

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How to Save an Emergency Fund when You’re Broke

How to Save an Emergency Fund when You’re Broke

One of the most important steps to financial security is having an emergency fund. It’s thought that millions of Americans are just $500 away from being homeless if an emergency were to happen. While job security is up and credit card debt is down, we’re still struggling financially because we don’t have any emergency savings […]

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