August 1

Head back to school—without breaking the bank

Even small things like pencils and paper can add up quickly. Here are a few tips from Parenting.com to help keep costs down when you're back-to-school shopping.

It’s about that time again. Are you getting ready to head back to school? That means you’ll probably need to do a little back-to-school shopping! Even small things like pencils and paper can add up quickly. Here are a few tips from Parenting.com to help keep costs down...

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July 25

Being a San Diegan is a pretty good deal

San Diego is a great place to live! From delicious food to endless beaches, our city boasts an array of tastes and sights that many people travel far and wide to experience.

It’s true—we pay quite a hefty sunshine tax. But, to me, it’s totally worth it, because San Diego is one of the greatest places to live! From delicious food (my personal favorite is Mexican) to endless beaches, our city boasts an array of tastes and sights that many people travel far and wide to experience.

Don’t believe me? Take a look at our awesome infographic that gives you even more details on why San Diego is a wonderful place to call home. Don’t forget to share it!

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July 18

Things to consider before saying, “I do.”

Before you say “I do” to the coveted title of bridesmaid, make sure you can afford it.

I’ve been a bridesmaid in quite a few weddings over the past five years, and I will tell you that while it’s an honor to be asked, the costs definitely add up, from the bachelorette party, to your dress and shoes for the big day. Before you say “I do” to the coveted title of bridesmaid, make sure you can afford it. Read more …
July 11

Save time—follow instructions

My boring two hours at the DMV could have been avoided by simply following instructions.
I visited the DMV office again this morning and after another two hours or so, I finally have my name changed and my driver license renewed. But, it was definitely a boring two hours that could have been avoided by simply following instructions by simply following instructions! Read more …
July 3

Independent—and free

What’s more fun than a holiday weekend? How about a holiday weekend where you save money, too?

What’s more fun than a holiday weekend? How about a holiday weekend where you save money, too? Thanks to GoBankingRates, I know about a bunch of July 4th (and other dates in July) Deals and Freebies! Check out their website for the full list, but here are some that I wanted to share... Read more …