How to Celebrate Mother’s Day on a Budget

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Mother’s Day is May 8th this year and it can easily sneak up on you if you don’t prepare accordingly. As you get older, it can get harder and harder to select the perfect gift for your mom to show her your appreciation on this special day. You can’t make handmade cards or projects at school anymore like you did as a child and you probably don’t want to do the same thing you did last year....

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Why Computer Literacy for Seniors is Important

Most of us have heard a colleague, parent, friend, or relative exclaim, “I give up, I’m too old for this stuff,” curse at the computer screen, and walk away. Though many of the very experienced, older citizens we know are at least proficient in opening emails and writing documents in Word, there are some who try to avoid contact with the digital world all together or keep it to a...

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Fun Frugal Spring Break Activities for Kids

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Winter will soon be over and nicer weather is on the way for most areas. This means more outings and activities for your kids who may have felt like they have been caged up all winter. Spring break is a time most kids and students look forward to in order to relax and enjoy the weather. If you’re looking for some fun and affordable activities to enjoy with your kids for spring break, here are...

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How to Make Valentine’s Day More Affordable

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and merchants are gearing up to capitalize on the popular holiday for couples. Valentine’s Day is not a cheap holiday, especially if you’re in a relationship. Americans spend an average of $17.6 billion on the holiday and men tend to spend the most money. Go figure. With the average person spending $168.74 to celebrate Valentine’s Day – whether...

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