Want to know how to budget? First you must know how to give. The French philosopher and journalist, Albert Camus, famously wrote, “real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present”. July 15th is Give Something Away Day. Camus was talking about topics beyond charity. But his words still resonate. Charities, after
The fourth of July is a special holiday for many Americans. Not only we do we have the financial freedom of buying too much BBQ for our friends and family, but we also have the financial luxury of blowing things up real good. Statistically speaking, these are the most common purchases on 4th of July:
Memorial Day expenses aren’t cheap. Millions of Americans each Memorial weekend either spend a lot of money on travel, or BBQ. Memorial Day is a somber holiday when you think about it. It used to be divided into two holidays: Decoration Day versus Confederate Heroes Day. Then World War 1 happened, and things were put
In honor of bike to work day this Friday, let’s look at some sobering numbers. When you calculate the cost of gas, tires, oil, and car maintenance- as the good people at Life Hacker have done- the average American ends up spending $0.17 per mile. Considering that we drive approximately 10,658 miles per year, that’s $1,811.86
Every year, Mother’s Day requires each and every person to reflect on the person that delivered them into this world. As we reflect, we also spend lots of money. The holiday is a billion dollar industry in fact. But we don’t spend a lot because we’re blind consumers (true for some, granted), but because when
May 4th is Stars Wars Day, which means nerds and non-nerds alike get to debate whether Greedo shot first, or how much you’re looking forward to the new film, The Last Jedi. It also means your wallet is losing some weight for the coolest Stars Wars swag in the only galaxy that isn’t far away. Welcome
With teacher appreciation week underway, it’s always important to remember the unsung heroes of inspiration. The people that push us to be wiser tomorrow than we are today. These people may not always be teachers. There was that dentist responsible for George Washington’s dentures (carved from hippo tusk) who seemed integral to Washington’s personal growth.
With Fiesta coming to an end on April 30th, you might think there’s nothing left to do because your wallet is holding nothing but business cards you politely accepted and never intended to use. Maybe because you were the victim of the parking ticket scam we warned you about. Maybe you forgot to budget for
Unfortunately for many Americans, the parking ticket scam has become a pimple on the surface of living and lifestyle. In fact, figuring out a way to scam people out of their hard earned money through traffic tickets is so simple, a 16 year old can, and did, precisely that according to Chester County Police in
By David Castillo San Antonio has been celebrating the heroes of the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto since 1891. Every April the city gathers around to celebrate the holiday with food, drinks, and festivities. But in order to celebrate properly, you should be able to properly afford what’s on the menu. Good times