6 Hidden Costs of Moving

6 Hidden Costs of Moving

People always talk about how to save up money and build credit to rent an apartment, but never the costs of moving. There are a lot of hidden expenses that can break you financially if you’re not careful. These costs come out of left field for most people, so here’s a...
Back-To-School Special

Back-To-School Special

Back to school shopping is like a private pep rally for each student. It symbolizes new beginnings, grand social plans, and, as every kid will tell you, aspirations for academic excellence. And kids don’t care about how much things cost. That said, back-to-school...
Buying the Perfect Gift

Buying the Perfect Gift

Is there such a thing as the Perfect Gift?  Do you ever just find yourself sitting and staring at your to-do list, and dreading all the upcoming gifts you have to purchase?  I do….gift giving is too fine an art to mess up — especially when you care enough to put real...
The Art of Negotiating

The Art of Negotiating

Do you know the Negotiating Rule(s)?  You should!  There is not a day that goes by that I am not negotiating something. Whether it is a client’s cable bill, a vendor in my home, or a new contract – negotiation is the name of the game!  There are three types of...
Are You Watching Cable? Get a Smart TV!

Are You Watching Cable? Get a Smart TV!

First question:  What is a smart TV?  Second question:  Is your cable bill getting out of control? Related question: Do you subscribe to a package deal? Do you really still need it? After careful evaluation, I realized I didn’t.  Sure, I needed the Internet — but I...