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Penny Doubled Everyday – Money Fun Fact
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Penny Doubled Everyday – Money Fun Fact

Back in the seventh grade, I remember a finance guy come into my math class. He asked, “Would you rather a million dollars right now, or a penny doubled everyday for a month?” Naturally, we all wanted a million bucks. While this will not be a full blog post, I wanted to reinforce the power of...

Three Smart Ways to Save Money
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Three Smart Ways to Save Money

“A penny saved is a penny earned,” reads the proverb most attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Ironically, the same gentleman on the $100 bill in the United States. Believe it or not, saving pennies may just be one of the smartest ways to save money. While money may not grow on a tree as we would all like,...

A New Year…
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A New Year…

It is that time of year again where we all stop and look back to reflect on what has happened in the course of our lives. We recount the happy moments and can’t help the painted smile on our face. We remember the hard, challenging and sad moments and we are quiet. With the final...

Free Chick-fil-A and Free Starbucks on Friday the 13th
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Free Chick-fil-A and Free Starbucks on Friday the 13th

If you are at all superstitious, you probably have your woes about Friday the 13th. Well tomorrow may change your perspective because there are three great companies offering free or significantly discounted products including Chick-fil-A, Starbucks and Krispy Kreme without any strings attached. Dress Like a Cow and Get Free Chick-fil-A For several years, Chick-fil-A has...

How to Get College Textbooks Cheaper – Reasons for eTextBooks
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How to Get College Textbooks Cheaper – Reasons for eTextBooks

The question that seems to plague so many students is how to get cheap college textbooks. Renting textbooks and reselling textbooks can be a pain, plus textbooks are heavy to carry around. As a student, I have discovered what I think is the alternative to textbooks–etextbooks. Okay, okay, I know, it’s really not that big...

Thirty Hours Alone
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Thirty Hours Alone

“You can’t possibly go more than an hour without checking your phone,” my good friend Bryan joked, his wife, Alex totally supporting his point. My competitive attitude immediately kicked in and snapped back, “Wanna bet?” I’ll be the first to admit to you that I am addicted to my iPhone. It is my watch, my...

Friday Humor: Country Music Parody
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Friday Humor: Country Music Parody

I was born and raised in what most people would consider the North. I am proud of my heritage. However, several years ago, I ended up in North Carolina and since then, I have experienced a whole new genre of music that I previously was not really exposed to–country music. If you have a few...

Where Have I Been?
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Where Have I Been?

The holidays are over and the New Year has begun so I guess using the “busy holiday season” as an excuse not to post is no longer valid. I typically don’t to life posts but am going to briefly fill everyone in on what to expect in the days and weeks to come. As you...

30-day Thanksgiving Challenge
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30-day Thanksgiving Challenge

If you are reading this article right now you should be thankful. That means you have a computer or a smartphone, you have access to the internet, you are literate, you can use a computer… Very rarely do we stop to count our blessings. It is so easy to complain when something is slightly off...