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(BPT) - While many people focus on personal health goals in the new year, the beginning of the year is also a great time to check your financial fitness. So how can you whip your finances into shape?
(NAPSI)—By following a few simple tips, you can save time and money at holiday time and on other year-round gift-giving occasions when you buy things for yourself and your family:
Great ways to save can be at your fingertips, if you have your hands on a phone with mobile couponing and bargain-hunting apps. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—If your kids are like most, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts they’ll get three or more colds this year. While there’s still no cure, there are steps that parents can take to ease the symptoms.
(NAPSI)—Whether you’re welcoming last-minute guests in from the cold at Christmas, ringing in the New Year, or gathering round the grill to watch the fireworks on July 4th, here’s a hint from Registered Dietitian and lifestyle expert Erin Palinski-Wade on how to have a successful holiday party in nearly no time, at any time of the year:
(BPT) - Según la Federación Nacional Minorista (National Retail Federation), este año se espera que las ventas de temporada festiva sobrepasen los $600 mil millones, una cifra que, en términos del hogar promedio, equivale a un gasto de $804 en regalos, un aumento del 5 por ciento en comparación con el año pasado. Y no hay duda de que los comerciantes minoristas eliminarán todos los obstáculos para hacer que usted gaste más de lo que planificara inicialmente. Esa es la razón por la cual es fácil dejarse llevar por el espíritu de la temporada y comprar exageradamente. Pero antes de dejar que las tendencias mezquinas hagan mella en su generosidad, le proponemos tres consejos para que pueda gastar sin estrés esta temporada festiva.
(StatePoint) When it comes to professional success, the way you present yourself in the workplace should complement the quality of your work. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or simply make a great impression, a useful New Year’s resolution is to refine your office look and style -- take everything into account, your wardrobe, your accessories and your workspace.
(StatePoint) The start of the New Year is often a time for resolutions and improvements to your daily lifestyle. While many people vow to lose weight or take a big trip, others might focus on trying to save money in the year to come. There are some easy ways to start saving now and develop smart shopping habits for the remainder of 2015.
When Dr. Alan Meyers isn’t practicing psychology or authoring books on wellness, he might be found at Transcend Massage and Wellness Spa at 7435 N. Oracle Road.
(BPT) - The days are flying quickly past, and the holiday season will be over before you know it. If you haven’t completed – or even started – your holiday gift shopping yet, don’t worry; there’s still plenty of time to get everything accomplished.
(BPT) - Holiday sales are expected to reach more than $600 billion this year, an increase from 2013 according to the National Retail Federation. For the average household, that equates to spending $804 on gifts - up 5 percent from last year. And rest assured retailers will be pulling out all the stops to get you to spend more than you initially planned. That is why it’s easy to get carried away with the spirit of the season and overspend. But before you let Scrooge-like tendencies get the best of you, here are three tips to stress-free holiday spending.
(Family Features) The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is an exciting time. But from the crowded malls to the big online markdowns, a silent threat lurks – one with the ability to wipe out your good financial standing and make it a not-so-jolly holiday for you and your family.
(BPT) - American adults plan to spend more money during December sales than on Black Friday Deals or shopping on Cyber Monday and Free Shipping Day, a new national Holiday Spending survey from FatWallet.com found. The infographic below reveals how consumers are planning to spend money this holiday season, what they are most likely to purchase and whether they will spend more, the same or less on items they need for holiday activities. Visit FatWallet.com to compare and shop for all the top holiday deals, find coupons and get cash back from more than 1,700 retailers.
(BPT) - Traveling, cooking large meals, planning and surviving holiday office parties, and managing relatives – the holidays are stressful. Add in the time and money demands of holiday shopping, and you may be tempted to keep a therapist on speed dial.
(BPT) - The chaos of the holiday season can leave even the most organized person feeling a little hassled. You have to balance your schedule that’s filling up with holiday activities, your to-do lists of gift shopping and getting ready for guests, and your budget that’s struggling with added seasonal expenses. It all makes these last few weeks of the calendar year feel a bit overwhelming.
(StatePoint) Everyone seems to be looking for ways to save more money, especially as the cost of living is on the rise. By trimming expenses on the things you need, you can devote more toward the things you want, as well as save more for the future.
(StatePoint) During football season, many fans are looking for ways to host the perfect party without fumbling a lot of cash. Luckily, there are many ways to host the game at your house on a budget.
(NAPSI)—Savvy shoppers know the holiday shopping season begins in earnest on the day after Thanksgiving. According to a recent consumer survey, more than 85 percent of shoppers typically plan to hit the stores on Black Friday.
(BPT) - The holidays can get expensive, especially if you have a large list of family and friends to shop for, or if you are planning to host a party or two. There are some ways, however, that you can save money this year and potentially make your planning for the season a bit easier as well.
(Family Features) As a cat owner, you do your best to take care of your pet. But there may be some things you don't know about cats that could affect its health and happiness.
(BPT) - Everyone has special holiday traditions, from heirloom decorations to secret recipes passed down from generation to generation. Whether your holiday celebration means an intimate family gathering or an elaborate house-filled party, why not add something new to your festive mix? Many authentic holiday traditions are just a grocery-store-trip away – and you may discover a new family favorite from a faraway land.
Raising money to put towards the research of neuroblastoma, Tee Up for Tots, hosted its 16th annual charity golf tournament at Omni Tucson National Resort.
(NAPSI)—SC Johnson has announced that it is voluntarily recovering OFF! Botanicals® Insect Repellent I (4-oz. Spritz) in a clear plastic bottle. The product was manufactured between December 2011 and April 2014.
There is something for everyone at this year’s Southern Arizona Home Builder’s Association (SAHBA) Fall Home & Garden Show happening Friday, Oct.17 through Sunday, Oct. 19 at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC).