To Buy Generic or Not?

This is a question that is often asked and debated – would you buy a generic item over a brand name item just because its cheaper? Not all generic or store brands are created equal and not all brand name items stand up to their hype.  When everyone is looking to cut corners, including their […]

Curb Impulse Buying with the “30 Day Rule”

I will have to admit – I’m a people watcher.  I love to sit and watch people and see what outfits they have on.  I tend to covet certain items that other people have – sort of like when you are out shopping and someone picks up an item, I just have to watch them […]

The Boston Marathon is INSPIRING!

Every April one of the largest running events in Massachusetts happens – it’s the annual running of the Boston Marathon.  This race is 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts to Boston, MA.  When I was a little kid, my parents would walk my brothers and I down to the center of our town to cheer on […]

Finding A Dentist Can Be A Real Headache…

When people think about cutting costs, one of the first things that might go is dental insurance.  I should be honest, I do not have dental insurance even though my employer provides it ($41.36/month for an individual and $120.21/month for a family is the current rate from my employer).  It did not make sense for […]

Cost of owning a pet

People have said that owning a pet before having children is a good learning experience to see if you will be able to handle the responsibility of children.  I agree with this concept and think that owning a pet is a HUGE responsibility (those of you with children are probably laughing to yourselves and thinking “boy, […]

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