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September is the “sweet spot” between summer vacations and the the holiday hustle. Now that Labor Day has come and gone, we've got just a little over a month before the frenzy begins again. But don't panic: there are plenty of opportunities this month to put your wallet away. Here are a few tasty and fun freebies that will help you ease into fall.
For 2013-2014, the average cost of an in-state public college is $22,826 per year. For a private school, the cost nearly doubles at $44,750 per year. Add on living expenses, textbooks, and housing and you're paying more than most people make annually. While there are government and private funding resources, you don't want to go into debt either. Luckily, there are now a host of great educational opportunities for free!
Does your daily routine include a smoothie from Jamba Juice? While smoothies are healthy and delicious, they can also be costly, especially when purchased on a regular basis. Why not try creating your own smoothies in the comfort of your own home? You can indulge whenever you would like and have the power to add your own ingredients. You can experiment with various fruits and veggies until you find the ideal combination.
Confession: I love books. The paper kind, with covers and spines you can touch and pages that you can turn. Yes, e-books may be the cheaper, paper-free wave of the future, (or the present, for that matter) but it will be quite some time before I'll hang up my paper habit. So, what's a book-lover to do?
Every year summer comes to a crashing halt when the school year begins. The lazy summer mornings turn into school morning routines, and timing is everything. This year, try some tested tricks to get your kids moving, and even a couple for the parents too. After all, who couldn’t use some free help in the morning?
If you think your PayPal account is only good for completing transactions on eBay think again. Not only is PayPal accepted by hundreds of online merchants, but using the service can actually help save you money on your favorite brands and products with exclusive discounts, coupons and other great offers.
These days, runways are rife with high-end backpacks that cost a small fortune. Chances are you never anticipated this when you were a mere tyke hoisting her Strawberry Shortcake bag onto her shoulders, but today's styles catapult the look to another level. These all-grown-up bags are made with exotic materials and bear edgy details that make them just as viable as any shoulder bag or tote. Here are several styles that make the grade - minus the bank-busting price tag.
Whether it is a video game, a movie, a book or a box set of your favorite television show, there is bound to be something that gets you excited enough about its upcoming release date that you consider if you should pre-order your copy. With a pre-order you get the benefit of the guarantee. By ordering your copy before the item is actually on sale, you are guaranteeing that there will be a copy of the latest release in that hot video game franchise or much-anticipated final book in a tween trilogy set aside with your name on it. But, does the guarantee come with a price? Let's take a closer look at the pros and cons of a pre-order.
The summer is the most popular moving season of the year. That also means that prices for moving services, like rental trucks and packing materials, go way up. Instead of going along with all of the extra costs, learn how you can save. Follow along to find out how you can move on a budget.
Each year, the beginning of a new school year looms over a summer of fun activities, family time and being outdoors. A lot of kids (and parents) look forward to going back to a schedule, while others have a really hard time with it. This year, create something new and special that can be done year after year, and create your own back-to-school tradition. Check out this list for a few ideas.
According to the College Board, the average tuition for an in-state public college is close to $9,000 a year. That does not include housing, food, books, supplies, parking, transportation and other fees. Add in all these expenses and expect to pay more than $22,000 annually. Perhaps this is why many students are graduating college with tens of thousands of dollars in debt. But it does not have to be that way. With some smart planning and creative ways to approach college life, you can save thousands of dollars a year. That’s money that can be used for entertainment or to pay down your college debt.