Money Saving Monday: March 14

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Happy Pi Day! Did you know March 14 (3.14) is recognized widely as Pi Day? Look for pizza and bakeries in your area offering up discounts on pi(e) today. Now for your weekly dose of personal finance advice: Spend too much on groceries, but somehow not able to get through all your leftovers? Bustle has ... Read moreMoney Saving Monday: March 14

Money Saving Monday: January 25

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How are everyone's New Year resolutions coming along? If you've lost your way, never fear - we're here to get you back on track. That is, assuming your resolution is to save money - if it's to go to the gym, that's out of our realm of expertise! Forbes has a few tips to keep ... Read moreMoney Saving Monday: January 25

Money Saving Monday: June 29

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June is nearly over, and summer is in full swing. We'll celebrate our nation's birthday later this week, but until then here are a few tips to be frugal and make the most of the month's end. Lifehacker has a few suggestions to change your frame of mind about spending money - it can add to ... Read moreMoney Saving Monday: June 29

It's Strawberry Season: Visiting a Pick Your Own Farm

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We're already well into June (Can you believe it?), and for me that means I see an increasing number in open farms stands. And since we're in the middle of strawberry season, I've seen dozens of signs advertising fresh strawberries for sale. This is the time of the year when I taste the sweetness of summer, or more literally, strawberries. I love the idea of stumbling into a wild strawberry patch and reaching down to pluck off my own delicious berry. Living in the city, I rarely stumble into wild patches of strawberries, but the idea still brings a smile to my face. Since I'm not growing my own strawberries, I find that the best way to fulfill my craving is to visit Pick Your Own farms (often referred to as PYOs).