Why invest? These days, with the fixed rate interest on high street savings proving in most cases to be lower than the rate of inflation, people are looking to get a better return on their money that will beat inflation and mean that their money keeps its value or gains in value in real terms over time, rather than being worth less in real terms than what was deposited. In an article from … [Read more...] about Investing For Beginners
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Looking for interesting ways to vacation without breaking the bank? Try these five staycation ideas to keep the summer fun going. 1. Go on a geocaching adventure. Geocaching was first coined by Matt Stum on the "GPS Stash Hunt" back in 2000. It is an outdoor treasure hunting game that uses GPS-enabled devices. Those willing to partake get to navigate a specific set of GPS coordinates and … [Read more...] about The Top Five Staycation Ideas
It’s summertime, which means the air is hot and the nights are long. You should be indulging in as much time outside as you can. But there’s nothing wrong with taking a break from the great outdoors to enjoy a night watching a movie in your blissful air conditioned home. While going movies is super fun and definitely a must for some of the hot flicks this summer, it can be expensive to go all of … [Read more...] about Staying in? Have a Fun Movie Night!
Currently, I am suffering from the dreaded writer’s block and I am finding it hard to get inspiration for my fiction and poetry. When writer’s block happens people will tell you to just write something, anything! However, I wanted to look at other sources for inspiration. There are many ways to get creative. Some ideas will just help you clear your mind, so that you can focus less on your … [Read more...] about Express Yourself: 4 Ways to Get More Creative
Halloween is approaching fast and I am sure most of you have parties lined up for this weekend all the way until Halloween. If you don’t already have a costume idea in mind, then here are some quick costume ideas that are also easy on your budget. For most of these ideas, check your local Goodwill or local thrift store before purchasing items brand new. Don’t forget to ask to borrow some of these … [Read more...] about Halloween Costumes on a Budget
How does your personality reflect your fashion tastes? While it is unfair to judge someone by what they wear, in many ways, what you wear somewhat determines who you are. Think about it. If you are an extreme fanatic of punk rock, and your fashion is inspired by that form of music, what type of fashion would you likely be fond of ? Chokers, bright-colored hair and piercings, right? … [Read more...] about Your Personality, Your Fashion
In this economy, everyone is trying to save money. You might feel like you don’t make enough money to save anything. But with discipline and a few tips, saving money doesn't have to be a nightmare. DIY Do it yourself! If you can fix it, make it, or clean it yourself, why pay someone to do it for you? Being proactive and learning new skills can save you hundreds of dollars over time, and it gives … [Read more...] about A Little Goes a Long Way: Saving on a Small Income