I got the chance to speak with Vera Gibbons of Yahoo! Financially Fit a few days ago about all of the beauty and food subscription boxes that are available on the market, but what do you do if you can’t find one that’s right for you? Luckily, you can actually create your own “subscription box” of a sort using the […]
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It may be tempting to browse your favorite retailer’s sites without registering, but doing so may cause you to miss out on some great bargains.
It may be snowing here in New York (yes, you read that right), but now’s the ideal time to buy sandals. Here’s why:
Over the weekend, not only did I prepare and e-file my taxes, I also started a massive clean out project of all of the paper clutter that has been living in my apartment (and the apartments before this one!). I used to be a meticulous receipt saver and organizer. Matching them up with my bank statements and filing them away […]
Did you know that one late payment can affect your credit score by as much as 20 points? To avoid late payments, set up your credit cards so that you pay the minimum amount due on the due date each month. This will keep you from being slapped with late charges or fines. And set a reminder on your calendar […]
This weekend I’ve blocked off Sunday to finally get my taxes DONE. I’m embarrassed to admit that this is only the second year that I’ve prepared my own taxes. In the past my family’s accountant graciously tacked on my paperwork for a small fee. But last year I was cut off. For those of you considering doing your own the […]
If you didn’t buy a television during the crazy deals of the past holiday season and you’re in the market for one, March is the month for you. Why? Each January, the Consumer Electronics show is held in Las Vegas. This is when manufacturers announce the next wave of TVs with new bells and whistles, which will start hitting store […]
If you’ve finished and filed your taxes, you may be wondering when your much-anticipated refund check will show up in the mailbox. Thanks to a helpful online tool, there’s an easy way to find out.
Did you know running your dishwasher at night could cut down on your utility bills? Because many electric companies charge lower rates for off-peak usage (generally between 7 P.M. and noon) you can save some green by running large appliances (dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, etc.) during those hours. Try to avoid peak energy times as well—2 P.M. is generally when […]