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So the family is spending Thanksgiving at your place for the first time. You have the guest list, your grocery list, and...


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February 17th  is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, and it's a day to remind everyone how to make the world a better...


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Prom — a time for corsages, lots of tulle, and spending money. In some families, prom can be one of the most expensive nights...


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Memorial Day might give you an extra day off work, but it offers much more than just a chance to fire up the grill and get...


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Guest blog provided by our friend Jessica Thiefels. 


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Getting the right Halloween costume for your little one doesn’t have to blow the budget. Their young age actually means not...


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How many days is it until Christmas? Holiday shopping can be a financial strain, especially for the majority of Americans who...


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No business succeeds because of a single person’s effort — it takes a team. What’s more, people don’t work for money alone;...


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By this time, time has run out to pull off certain goals before the end of the year. Maybe you won't become a marathon runner...


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