Posts by Debbie Roy

What to do with all those toys after Christmas?

Christmas has come and gone. The kids are happy with their new toys. Now you are ready to clean up...

Parenting: 7 Money-Saving Tips for Teens

Most teenagers probably won’t leap at the prospect of learning about personal finance on their own. That’s why it’s important...

Volunteer Opportunities for Kids and Families

As a parent, I want to instill the spirit of volunteerism in my kids. The problem is that many organizations...

Why I (finally) Signed up for Online Banking and Online Bill Pay

I admit it. I’m one of the hold outs. I’ve been very hesitant to sign up for online banking and...

The Effect Advertising Has on Our Kids

“Mommy, you need that” and “Mommy, I want that!” are familiar words I hear when watching television with my children....

Awesome Student Discounts You Should Know About

College is expensive so it is a good idea to look into the benefits that come along with being a...

Why it Pays to Shop Around

We are creatures of habit. Once we find a bank or insurance company we tend to stick with them, sometimes for...

How to save on Back to School Shopping

Summer is winding down and back to school thoughts are entering every parent’s mind. For many, just the thought of...

Confessions of an ex-Couponer

It’s no secret that I love a bargain, so after watching a few episodes of Extreme Couponing I was ready...

13 Good Reasons to Save Money

1. For your health Worrying about money creates stress and stress has been shown to cause multiple health problems. For...

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