Seasonal changes in temperature during Fall and Winter can affect millions of Americans with seasonal depression. Also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or the “winter blues,” nearly 5 percent of the Americans experience it, and four out of five people who have seasonal depression are women, according to Mental Health America. This Fall it’s important to recognize the signs.
Halloween is a billion-dollar industry. Americans will spend over $3 billion dollars on costumes, over $2 billion on candy, $2 billion on decorations and almost $400 million on greeting cards this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Halloween also happens to kick off all the big, end of the year shopping season. Needless to say, chances are good that you may be looking for a few money-saving tips for All Hallows Eve. Here are some suggestions
Many companies offer senior discounts before the standard discount age of 65, on everything from groceries, to clothing, to travel, to meals at restaurants.
There are many ways to save money in college if you’re willing to get creative. From tuition, to room and board, to food, to textbooks, to social activities, it all adds up quickly. Here are some tips to save money and still enjoy your higher education.
Many families find it difficult to pay the entire college tuition bill despite receiving federal, state, and school-based financial aid and scholarships. If paying for college is a struggle for you or your family this Fall, here are some ideas that can help
Back-to-school shopping can be a major expense for families. Now that Fall is here and school has begun, parents with children in grades K-12 can easily spend hundreds of dollars on supplies.
If you’re the parent of a college student, chances are you want to do everything you can to support them. If you have the means to contribute financially to their education, it’s important to get a head start before they go to school in the fall. Here are some steps to prepare for the extra expense.
If you’re in a committed relationship, you and your significant other will need to figure out the best way to manage your finances.
Dealing with a loss of a loved one is hard, especially when you have the responsibility of planning a funeral. Funerals can be a lot of work to plan and can be stressful for you and your family, emotionally, financially and logistically. Here are some suggestions for making the planning a little easier during a difficult time.
Some of the biggest cyberattacks and data breaches happen in summer when office staff are on vacation. It’s vital that you protect your important records, such as tax and insurance information.