There are a number of benefits to shopping online. Amazon.com has been my one stop shop for Christmas gifts for years. There’s a convenience and ease of not having to go to a crowded mall or shopping plaza and shopping online also saves you time and can be done from the comfort of your own home. The other big plus … Read more
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many adults take at least one prescription drug while older people are taking up to five different prescriptions each day. In 2008, American patients and insurance companies spent over $243 billion on prescription drugs and that number is expected to rise to about $512 billion by 2020. Inevitable increases in prices … Read more
Many family memories are made during summer vacations. If you’re a fan of Chevy Chase (and really, what kind of American isn’t?), you might remember the National Lampoon’s Vacation movie where a family road trip encounters every disaster possible. Difficult family members and scam artists notwithstanding, summer vacations are good opportunities for family bonding, invigorating recreation and refreshing relaxation. But, … Read more
With the deadline quickly approaching, tax time can be a very exciting yet stressful time. While its great to get money back, the filing process can be grueling. Wouldn’t it be a lot easier if we just received a check in the mail around April? When people file their taxes, they want to make sure they get the maximum amount … Read more
Traveling abroad might seem like a far off dream if your on a tight budget, but don’t be so quick to take the idea off the table completely. Traveling to a different country will certainly cost you more than taking a trip to another state, it can be a life-changing experience that doesn’t have to completely blow your finances. Use … Read more