Valentine’s Day – By The Numbers:

How much money does Valentine’s Day cost? Total spending for the holiday is expected to top $18.2 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s an average of $136.57 per person. As you head out to buy candy, cards or flowers today, here’s …

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Saving Money in the New Year

We’ve all made those New Year’s resolutions to save more and spend less, but who has committed to and successfully completed them?  So many of us set resolutions that sound amazing but in reality, are much harder stick to.  It’s …

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Holiday WOW! (Words of Wisdom)

The great Yogi Berra once said, “In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” When it comes to the holidays, the baseball Hall of Famer’s words ring true. In theory, the holidays are a …

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Curb Your Holiday Spending

It’s that time of year again! We all run around like mad men trying to find the perfect gift and host the best party. By the end of it all, our checking accounts are bare and our bodies are running …

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Thanksgiving is Almost Here!

Thanksgiving is one of America’s favorite holidays, and it offers something for everyone. You can enjoy family togetherness, feasting, football, school plays, parades, gratitude, and, of course, shopping. If you’re a traditionalist, you serve a classic meal with oven-roasted turkey, …

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Why Labor Day is Important

Labor Day is a time to acknowledge and be thankful for the contribution of workers to the many labor rights now afforded Americans. We have come a long way from 12-hour days and children making up much of the labor …

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Happy Fourth of July!

Our Founding Fathers structured American democracy and left a legacy that has greatly influenced the world. This Fourth of July, see what you know about the Founding Fathers by taking this brief quiz.   1. Who were America’s Founding Fathers? …

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