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Tech Necessities for College Co-Eds

Anne Middleton
August 22nd, 2016

Once again, it’s time for parents to pack up their kids for the annual trek back to college.  Experience has taught them to take a dolly to move-in day and to encourage their child pack only the items they can lug up the stairs. There are a few essentials, however, that every student requires to be a success.    Laptop
Sorry Mom and Dad… gone are the days where pen and paper were used for taking notes in class. Now a laptop for college is a serious necessity and students are frequently found with this technology in classrooms as the professor lecture.

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You Can Keep Up with Cellphone Trends and Still Save

Anne Middleton
August 18th, 2016

Technology is ever-changing and Smartphones are front and center of this revolution. The reputable PEW Institute reveals that nearly two-thirds (64%) of U.S. adults own a smartphone, up from just 35% in 2011.   Countless individuals are satisfied only when they have the most current cell phone model in their hands.  These are the people that willingly stand in line for hours in order to be one of the first to purchase the newest Smartphone or electronic gadget.

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A Guide to Money-Saving Meal Planning

Anne Middleton
August 16th, 2016

Saving money at the grocery store does not mean you have to succumb to high-fat, unhealthy foods.  And cooking dinner every night does not have to become a frustrating, time-consuming process. Menu planning is a great way to eat a balanced diet, save time, stay on a budget and have some fun. It just requires a bit of planning.   1. Find Your Favorites. To get started, jot down some of your family’s favorite meals. See something on the Cooking Channel you want to try?  It is easy to find the recipe on a website or in a cookbook.

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Get Ready for Fall Fashion

Anne Middleton
August 11th, 2016

The days are growing shorter, the early morning hours are a bit darker and all the signs that Fall is approaching are becoming more prevalent.  It is a perfect time, and a legitimate excuse, to go shopping for new clothes.   What To Look For
Perhaps since this is the year of the Olympics, one of the hottest trends you’ll see this Autumn is metallic, specifically gold metallic, which is poised to be a seasonal standout. For example, at the Nike store you’ll find their 2016 Air Force 1 High Premium shoe that features three metallic finishes.

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Get a Cheaper Hotel Room on Your Next Trip

Anne Middleton
August 8th, 2016

Seasonal hotel rates are often so high, it can make you actually rethink the idea of taking a vacation.  The monthly average daily rate of hotels in the United States increased year-on-year since 2011.   But fear not!  There are great ways to save on resorts and simple ideas to obtain amazing hotel deals to keep your travel plans and travel budget on track.   1. Be Flexible. If you are willing to vary your travel dates, you will be more apt to get the best hotel bargains. Often, by staying midweek rather than during the weekend you’ll enjoy discounts at top-notched locations. Using the features on Hotels.

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Protect Your Technology

Anne Middleton
August 3rd, 2016

If you haven't heard of antivirus software, then chances are good your computer is not as secure as it needs to be. Today’s digital environment is filled with cybercriminals and unsuspecting victims. The worst kind of technology viruses can quietly steal sensitive personal information from computers including credit card numbers, bank accounts and social security, without you knowing.   By installing a reputable anti-virus program on your computer and all your mobile devices, you can be protected from almost all threats lurking on the internet.

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Exclusive Online Deals

Anne Middleton
August 1st, 2016

A record number 88.5% of the population in the United States uses the internet. That’s over 324,118,787 Americans and there are just about as many reasons people surf the web.  The question is, are you using the internet to its fullest potential to deliver discounts and deals on the items you treasure most?   Online shopping has never been cheaper, but only for the wise shopper. Before purchasing anything online you will want to make sure you have done your “due diligence” and searched for exclusive web coupons and deals.  They could add up to huge savings.

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The Ultimate Refreshing Drinks for Summer

Anne Middleton
July 28th, 2016

What is warm weather without a cool drink in your hand? Summertime is the perfect time for fruit-filled, kid-friendly punches and adult-pleasing cocktails.  Try these perfect summer drink recipes to cool off on hot days.   Make Lemonade
There is nothing better to help cool off your thirst than fresh homemade lemonade on a hot summer day. All it takes is real lemons and a simple recipe. This version requires only water, lemons and sugar. Lemonade is one of the lowest cost and most delicious summertime beverages.  It’s no wonder it has inspired thousands of children to set up their own money-making lemonade stands.

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Pros and Cons of Store Credit Cards

Anne Middleton
July 27th, 2016

Just as you make it to the front of the line at your favorite store, the cheerful register clerk informs you of the huge discounts and sales that are available exclusively for those shoppers who have a retail store credit card. You are told that just by signing up for their card and using them for your immediate purchases, you’ll be eligible for a 10% - 30% savings and other future perks. Ahh…retail store credit card offers can be so tempting.   Consumers love their retail cards. According to the Federal Reserve, private-label retail cards accounted for approximately $270 billion in sales.

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8 Simple Strategies for Saving on Bathing Suits

Anne Middleton
July 25th, 2016

Whether you choose a bikini or tankini, women in the United States have an average of four, two-piece style swimsuits in their closet. But finding the perfect bathing suit at an affordable price is more difficult than locating that infamous needle in a haystack. Try these money saving tips that work for both women and men when shopping for that illusive and well-priced bathing costume.   1. Choose Classics
A spaghetti strapped bikini may be all the rage right now, but it will likely be out of style by next season.  So when you shop, skip bold prints or trendy styles.

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