13 Ways to Control Your Student Debt

With fall upon us, it’s time for the leaves to start changing, the air to start getting brisker, and of course, the students to return to the colleges.  This is definitely apparent to those of us who live only two blocks away from a college, and had to deal with an entire weekend of students… Continue Reading

10 Items for Your Last-Minute Travel Checklist

10 Items for Your Last-Minute Travel Checklist

I don’t know if you’ve notice, but Labor Day is right upon us, exactly a week from now, in fact.  With it, the end of summer is here, however much we may wish that wasn’t the case.  Still, Labor Day does bring with the opportunity to celebrate and enjoy the change of seasons.  What’s the… Continue Reading

Weekly Round-Up: Upcoming Trip to My Mother’s

I don’t know about you, but I haven’t seen much about anyone’s plans for Labor Day weekend yet.  Admittedly, it’s not a huge holiday; most people are just visiting some relatives, doing a little BBQing, and/or finishing up some last-minute before school shopping (assuming there are any schools that haven’t already started; most seem to… Continue Reading

Guest Post – The ABCs of Choosing CDs

(It’s often easy, when you spend so much time looking at stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and even more complex investments, to forget that you need to keep some of your money in safe, easy to understand, not at all complex ways to save money.  One of the most commonly mentioned types are CDs, but what… Continue Reading