Spa Days: Expert Tips on Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

This is a compensated review from BlogHer and Eau Spa. ...more

Small Business Tip: Green Idea Could Win Technology for Your Business

Going green can save more than the environment; it can make represent a big money savings in a small business budget.  Green business efforts can also make a make a big difference for existing customers, potential clients and business partners looking to support sustainable business practices. A small business contest is underway looking for the best tip for going green in small business. Small Business Trends is looking to uncover the “Top 100 Tips for Going Green in Your Business.” ...more

Start Saving Strategies to Secure Your Finances

My first five years in New York, I led a good single life. Working as a technology and business consultant, I earned a nice salary which allowed me to enjoy nice dinners with friends, spend frivolously and not think twice about large purchases.  ...more

New Beginnings.......

Fresh start to a new month.....and the best part is that my food budget is "full" again!! I love it! Every month I shop at Costco, Whole Foods & Publix. As the month is winding down & ending...I sometimes start to run out of staples in my pantry. ...more

Back To School On A Budget

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Back to School on a Budget

   Didn’t school just let out? ...more

How the Economic Downturn is Changing Customer Service & Small Business

I'm working on my personal budget by tracking where my cash goes every day.  It is a process most small business owners are very familiar with.  More consumers are watching every dollar closely these days and this financial awareness may not change when the economy improves. As entrepreneurs, small business owners and the self-employed work and wait for an economic turnaround; one expert advises they may need to consider the business landscape is forever changed. ...more

Facts to Consider About Handmade Jewelry

The beauty of handmade jewelery is that you see exceptional attention to detail as well as fine workmanship. In other words, it is not a mass produced that you will see on every 10Th person. ...more

Zoo Day on a Budget

Children love going to the zoo, especially in the summer. It's a great place to entertain kids of all ages, but it can also cost a pretty penny after parking, admission, & other expenses. With some planning and preparation, going to the zoo doesn't have to break the bank for a family. Here are a few helpful tips: Special Events Get familiar with the local zoos in your area. Visit their websites frequently and you might spot some special events. For example, this coming week at the Dallas Zoo is Dollar Day! ...more

Could The Recession Be Making More Americans Fat? Is it possible to eat healthy on a budget?

There seems to be evidence that the poor economy is taking its toll on American families and their ability to make healthy food choices. For some it may be that stress is contributing to an increase in emotional eating, and for others it may be the cost of eating healthy. For what ever reason, the recession appears to be having a negative affect on obesity in America. ...more

Great links! I agree with Cherre that in hard times, people are pushed to cook at home or buy ...more