New Year's Eve can be a dreaded holiday for both singles and frugal families. We all have friends who are jetting off to Vegas or going to the hottest boutique hotel's $250-a-head bash, but you don't have to! Here are five frugal, non-depressing ways to spend NYE: 1. Host a Champagne Potluck This...
If your spending is creating a headache for you now, here are some excellent ways to cure it quickly
Christmas brings the family together. And what better way to spend some quality family time than playing games? The iPhone and iPad can be a fun family game device, especially with innovations like pass and play mode and AirPlay, for watching on an Apple TV in the living room. Show More Summary
We can all agree that watching superheroes get drunk would be a swell way to spend a TV block, and now we have that chance. Okay, so it?s actually watching an actor who plays a superhero learn about alcohol instead of chugging it. Watch Arrow star Stephen Amell talk wine in this trailer. Click To Continue Reading
This looks like so much fun! Britney Spears sure looks like she's celebrating Christmas in the most amazing way possible. That's because the 33-year-old took to her Instagram page to post an awesome video of Charlie Ebersol and herself...Show More Summary
Dear Readers, Like many people, as the countdown to the holidays continues, you may be feeling a bit pressured to overspend. The season of giving -- and by association, spending -- can make it easy to just pull out the credit cards and buy. Show More Summary
Celebrating the holidays is one of the best parts of the year, but it can also be tough on your bank account. There are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit without spending any or much money at all. Check out these 45 fun activities...Show More Summary
When people spend time interacting with their smartphones via touchscreen, it actually changes the way their thumbs and brains work together, according to a new report. More touchscreen use in the recent past translates directly into greater brain activity when the thumbs and other fingertips are touched, the study shows.
When people spend time interacting with their smartphones via touchscreen, it actually changes the way their thumbs and brains work together, according to a report in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 23. More touchscreen...Show More Summary
According to AAA, nearly 100 million Americans will be traveling during what they call the “year-end holiday season” (Dec. 23-Jan. 4). On the positive side, this means possibly spending quality time with family and friends, experiencing new destinations or enjoying a break from the routine of work and (at least some) domestic duties. On the other […]
The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on what went right and what didn't and to speculate about what might happen in the coming 12 months. So let's take a look at how the U.S. health care system changed in 2014 -- theShow More Summary
The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on what went right and what didn't and to speculate about what might happen in the coming 12 months. So let's take a look at how the U.S. health care system changed in 2014--the first...Show More Summary
Those close to the longtime DC Comics and Archie artist Norm Breyfogle are hoping to raise an impressive amount of money on his behalf. I'm sure every last dollar will help. Please consider giving -- that is a tough way to spend the holidays, with those kinds of doubts and questions.
This point from Sarah Kliff’s valuable account of why single-payer failed in Vermont is crucial: In a way, the fact that America hasn’t taken serious steps to control health spending makes it particularly hard for the country to move to a single-payer system in the future. Our health-care system costs $2.8 trillion annually, about 17.7 […]
Post by Maressa Brown. Inevitably, after the holiday whirlwind, you're going to end up with a gift card or two. And you might consider spending that gift card in a practical way, on something rather utilitarian -- like, say, underwear!...Show More Summary
Running a business means there’s an ebb and flow to income. Your goal, however, is to have more flow than ebb. Here are tips for injecting more cash flow into your business. 1) Reduce expenses – The less you spend, the more you keep....Show More Summary
Here’s Drew Barrymore enjoying some one-on-one time with her older daughter, Olive. The mother-daughter duo did some holiday shopping at Barney’s! Is there any better way to spend some time on a weekend afternoon? RELATED: Drew Barrymore admits her body isn’t bouncing back after baby. Christmas is in FOUR days. Four. I can’t believe it. […]
Submitted by Bill Bonner via Acting-Man blog, Too Much Debt But today, we continue with our look at the macro situation at the end of 2014… One way of measuring GDP is to add together consumption, investment, government spending and net exports. Show More Summary
You planned to get your holiday shopping done early this year, promising yourself those gifts would be wrapped and under the tree in time for you to admire your handiwork. In no way would you spend another Christmas Eve at the drugstore...Show More Summary
Looking at maps of world transit systems at scale is a great way to spend time if you’re a...