Holiday

November 11, 2014

Veterans Day Facts & Trivia

Each November 11, the nation pauses to honor the men and women who served in the Armed Forces. But not everyone knows the history and traditions […]
November 5, 2014

Do You Spend Too Much on Food?

A food bill is unique among bills when compared to the rest of the required monthly expenses within a household. Unlike a $70 cable bill or […]
November 4, 2014

Election Day 101: Test Your Knowledge

It’s Election Day in America – a time-honored tradition of democracy. But how much do you know about the day itself?  While millions of voters are […]
November 3, 2014

November 1: The New Black Friday?

A number of Americans are not pleased with the growing number of retailers who plan to roll out Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Thursday. Part of […]
October 31, 2014

By the Numbers: Halloween 2014

Halloween continues to be one of the fastest-growing consumer holidays, with sales expected to hit $7.4 billion this year.  In fact, Halloween is the fourth most […]
October 28, 2014

Millennials Are Right On the Money

If you’ve done any reading on money and happiness, you know that one way to be happier pops up again and again: Spend your money on […]
October 17, 2014

'Tis the Season: Start Your Holiday Budget Now

Are you aware that there are only 10 weekends left before Christmas?  Have you been planning for it? Or are you going to wing it the […]
August 29, 2014

Labor Day 2014: By the Numbers

Labor Day weekend is considered the symbolic end-of-summer and the start of the back-to-school season.  So how much will Americans spend this weekend? How much will […]
July 4, 2014

Best Places to Celebrate Independence Day 2014

There’s nothing more American than going all-out on Fourth of July. We eat, we drink, we party and we blow stuff up – all in the […]