This year, keep your holiday decorating and gift-wrapping low-cost and fun.
Suggestions for holiday decorating: Be frugal. Be classy. Don't put a giant animatronic Santa in your living room because seriously, it's kind of scary.
Last year when I shared my techniques for holiday shopping with "fake money," many of you wanted to try it. Well...let's get going! Here are some new ideas for generating fake mone
While simple, group giving can also become a sticky situation if done badly. Here are some guidelines for group giving.
It's that time of year again. No, not the holiday season. The time when everyone and their mother tells you what to do with all that leftover turkey you're going to have in a week.
Whether you’re hosting this year’s Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts, or not, there are several small touches you can create that are both affordable and beautiful. My family has c
I have a confession to make: I love tax season. Not just the days when I do my taxes or when I file my taxes or get a chunk of change deposited to my account, but the entire Tax S
"Free shipping" is often advertised as attractive bait for you to take action and buy something! That is, until you find out it's not free after all. Here are tips & tricks to help
Whatever holidays you celebrate in November, December, and January, they're over now. We spend November and December gearing up, getting ready, anticipating days off from work, tra
Looking for some work? Maybe a part time gig or a fresh start in a new industry? We speak with an expert who tells us what businesses are looking for in their next round of holid
As the saying goes, one man's trash is another man's treasure. It's OK to regift as long as you follow a few simple guidelines.
Sadly, a recent poll by Inside Indiana Business reports that 13 percent of consumer
I’ve mentioned before that I’m no fan of the greeting card and gift wrapping industries. Not only are their products way over-priced, they’re also less than original in most cases.
Kids may think they know what they want to get for the holidays this year, but that doesn’t mean they have a
Need some non-crafty, hardly homemade gift ideas, all for less than $5? Here are 25 with something suitable for nearly everyone on your gift list.
Our commitment to saving money has always prevented my family from buying the current year’s “Hot” toys. Every year that I hold tight to the de
Those of you looking forward to this year’s holiday shopping season with a little apprehension, anxiety, or dread can
One frugal mom recycles that Halloween loot for the Christmas stockings. Even if you don't go that far, now is the time to start thinking about stocking-stuffer sweets.
You’ve almost certainly heard this one from a few sources (mine was from my dear old mum) but it’s without doubt one of the best pieces of advice for anyone watching their pennies.
OK, so this is too late for Christmas, but there's still time before New Year's to try this out. I was pondering the range of joy and sorrow that is the homemade gift.
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