Author Archives: C.C.
Author Archives: C.C.
Summer is finally here and there are plenty of discounts and deals for you to enjoy over the hottest months of the year. The first official day of summer is June 21, but there are plenty of freebies to enjoy all season long. Here are some things you can get for free this summer.Read more
Envision that perfect, comfortable retirement: You’re on the beach, soaking up the sun and sipping on a cocktail. Or maybe you’re at home indulging in hobbies, taking long morning walks and spending time with friends. Daydreaming about retirement is easy, but saving for it, however, takes time and effort — and is something a lot […]Read more
If you’re earning the minimum wage, you might not consider it a living wage. After all, it can be hard to cover the cost of living in many places if you’re only paid the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. But you don’t have to resign yourself to living a bare-bones existence if your […]Read more
Sometimes, shopping trips can feel like deja vu. Are we really out of dish soap already? Where did all the paper towels disappear to, anyway? Here’s a shopping secret: More and more products now come in reusable versions. Buy once, and you’re set for months or years. Not only is it better for your budget […]Read more
It’s important to save money, of course. But you also need to know when to plunk down some cash to get the proper gadget that will do what you need it to. It’s undeniable that the right tool for the job can make life so much easier. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a […]Read more
Me Time: The glorious devotion of minutes (and ideally, many of them) spent entirely on yourself. Or, at the very least, not spent worrying about everyone else. (Yeah, there’s a reason it’s not called Us Time.) Setting aside a few designated hours of Me Time a week can help reduce stress, boost happiness, and increase […]Read more
Do you love your neighborhood grocery store? Buy everything you need there? If so, your local grocery store probably loves you, too. It loves that you’re willing to spend so much on items you could get for a whole lot less money elsewhere. Keep supporting your local store, but skip buying the following things there. […]Read more
Large-scale veterans’ benefits such as the G.I. Bill get a lot of attention, and rightfully so — the programs give veterans a significant leg up when it comes to paying for an education, one of life’s most expensive milestones. But there are lesser-known benefits for veterans, many of which are tax-exempt and available for spouses […]Read more
There are certain purchases that buyers tend to regret. No, that doesn’t mean everyone: There are plenty of happy boat and hot tub owners out there, and surely more than a few people count their timeshare property as a true delight. But when faced with one of the potential purchases listed here, take a breath […]Read more
Not all retirees want to give up working forever. Many find part-time work a rewarding way to spend time and earn extra income. Here’s a look at 20 part-time employment opportunities I’d recommend for retirees, one of which just might be the thing for your golden years.Read more