Everything You Need to Know About Opening a Savings Account

A savings account is a secure place to store your money that earns a small percentage of interest annually while your funds grow towards your long-term financial goals. Everyone’s savings needs are different. Whether you’re saving for a plane ticket or house down payment, or need easy access versus wanting to stow cash away untouched, it’s important that you do...

Double Ditto Family Party Board Game only $11.97 shipped!

November 29, 2018 | GretchenAdd to my favorites (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) Amazon has the popular Inspiration Play Double Ditto Family Party Board Game for only $11.97 shipped when you use the promo code WEPLAY40 at...

Great Wolf Lodge Vacation Package Discounts + Extra 10% Off!

November 29, 2018 | GretchenAdd to my favorites (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) This popular deal is back!! Does your family love Great Wolf Lodge? If so, Groupon is running some nice discounts on Great Wolf Lodge family vacation packages right now! BONUS:...

Hatchimals Colleggtibles Advent Calendar only $11.69 shipped, plus more!

November 29, 2018 | GretchenAdd to my favorites (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) Amazon has this Hatchimals Colleggtibles Advent Calendar for only $11.69 shipped right now – the lowest price on record! You can also get this Paw...

Free Medlee Seasoned Butter at Publix!

November 29, 2018 | GretchenAdd to my favorites (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) You can get free Medlee Seasoned Butter at Publix this week! Here’s how: Medlee Seasoned Butter – $2Use $2/1 printableFree after coupon Thanks, Passionate Penny Pincher! ...

Free eBooks: Christmas Treat Recipes, DIY Soap Making, Christmas Promises, plus more!

November 29, 2018 | GretchenAdd to my favorites NOTE: The price of these ebooks is currently $0.00, but that could change at any time. Be sure to verify before checking out that it is still free. Unless otherwise noted, these ebooks are specifically for Kindles, but you can go here to download a free application that enables you to read Kindle...

The “After Holiday” Strategy

After each holiday season, it’s pretty easy for me to write an article about how much you can save by taking advantage of huge markdowns on items related to that holiday. After a holiday passes, most department stores and grocery stores mark down items related to that holiday to get rid of that inventory, and a smart consumer can...

Boomers Find Reasons to Retire Later

November 29, 2018 Boomers Find Reasons to Retire Later It is one of “the most significant labor market trends” in the United States, says Wellesley College researcher Courtney Coile. She’s referring to big increases since the 1980s and 1990s in the share of older Americans in the labor force, including one in three men in their late 60s. As for women, the...

Parents Are Spending Twice as Much on Their Adult Kids as Retirement

There are some parents out there who have a hard time letting go of their adult children. If only they had similar difficulty letting go of their money. According to a new study by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave, parents in the U.S. spend $500 billion annually on their 18- to 34-year-old adult children. That wouldn’t be so bad if it...

The Future Of Banking – A Look At Regions’ Innovative New Bank Branches

This post is brought to you by Regions Bank, a member of FDIC. While this post is sponsored, all of the opinions expressed here are my own. As a personal finance blogger, I’ve seen the ways technology is helping more and more people manage their finances in more user friendly ways. And when it comes to banking, it’s great that...