Stocking Stuffers and Gift Ideas for Pets

Posted by Amanda on December 10, 2013

The holiday gift guide series continues this week with gift ideas for pets. In our household, we don’t forget our little critters at Christmas time. Sure, they probably don’t know any better (though you bet their little eyes light up at the goodies!). But it brings us joy to hang a stocking for our two […]

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How to Create and Stick to a Holiday Gift Budget

Posted by Kristen on December 9, 2013

The holiday season is often thought of as a fun, festive time filled with wonderful memories that are shared with your family and friends. But it can also be a stressful time and wreck financial havoc if you are not prepared with a budget. Before you head out and stock up on all of your […]

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Finance Tips: VistaPrint Holiday Card Deals

Posted by Kate on December 8, 2013

After you’ve recovered from all the holiday shopping you’ve probably been doing this week, check out some of these great personal finance reads. Announcements VisatPrint. A reader Frank asked about the VistaPrint holiday card deals this year. Here are the updated VistaPrint Holiday Card Deals for this holiday season: 50% Off Holiday Cards 50% Off […]

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American Express is giving out statement credits again! It’s our Featured Deal this week! American Express Offers is giving out statement credits for shopping at various retailers this season. How to Get Your Shopping Statement Credits Login to your American Express account online. Scroll down to the “Offers For You” tab. Select the offer and […]

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Plink Cashback

Posted by Kate on December 5, 2013

The latest site in our holiday cash back series is one called Plink. During the holiday season, we’re highlighting great cash back opportunities to save you money on your holiday shopping. Plink is a bit different from some of the other sites we’ve talked about because it uses offline affiliates but it still allows you to […]

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7 Ways to Enjoy Free Online Holiday Fun

Posted by Amanda on December 4, 2013

So much of our lives has “gone digital”. While I like to keep my life as un-digital as a blogger possibly can (it’s a struggle), I do think there is some fun to be had by adding in a little digital around the holidays. There’s plenty of free online holiday music, games, and more to […]

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Finance Tips: The Best of Black Friday

Posted by Madison on November 29, 2013

Now that Black Friday begins on Thanksgiving, I don’t feel the need to wake up today at 3 am and go shopping. However, it’s still my favorite shopping day of the year. I think it’s actually more fun now that I get to sleep in a little longer and still score great deals. I’ve planned […]

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What Do You Really Want for Christmas?

Posted by Madison on November 27, 2013

Our holiday gift guide series continues this week with a fun twist… what people really want for Christmas! It’s fun to work on holiday gift lists for others, but let’s face it, the hardest person to make a list for is yourself. Especially as an adult, I find that when anyone asks me “What do […]

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What Time Will Stores Open For Black Friday Shopping?

Posted by Madison on November 25, 2013

Update: Check back soon and we’ll update this page with hours for this year! As part of our Black Friday shopping preparation, we need to know what time will stores open on Black Friday. However, the bigger question should really be: What time will stores open on Thanksgiving? Many stores are opening on Thursday night […]

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15 Great Gift Ideas for Couples

Posted by Kristen on November 19, 2013

Our holiday gift guide series continues! This week we’re featuring great gift ideas for couples this holiday season. A simple way to save money on that dauntingly long holiday shopping list is to combine recipients if you get the chance. If you will be buying for a couple this holiday season, you can buy them […]

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