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budget
Dec 17th, 2014

Celebrating Holiday Traditions Across Different Cultures

Ed note: The first time I went to buy prime rib for Christmas dinner, I had incredible sticker shock. So if you are like me, and want a “traditional” holiday meal without paying a ton, the answer might be in adopting a different cultural tradition for the holidays. Laura Klein explains. As the holiday season […]

championship
Dec 8th, 2014

Top Fan Hacks for the 2014 NCAA Bowl

Ed note: Are you cheering for the Tigers? The Hawks? The Dogs? Whichever college football team has your heart, Matt Loede has a way for you to follow them – literally – in the postseason. So you and your friends have decided that a 2014 NCAA Bowl game is the place to be. Maybe your team […]

Al Capone
Dec 5th, 2014

A Party for Prohibition’s Repeal [INFOGRAPHIC]

December 5, 1933 was a happy day for holiday revelers who wanted to enjoy some mulled wine with their Christmas meal or bubbly on New Year’s Eve. That’s the day that the 18th Amendment – Prohibition – was repealed. In honor of the day, we take a look back at its history and how the […]

budget
Dec 3rd, 2014

Ways to Maximize Holiday Gift Giving For Large Families

Ed note: Sticking to the budget around the holidays is often a serious financial exercise. That’s especially the case if you have a large family to buy presents for. However, these tips from Tracy Lopez apply equally as well to the playgroup gift swap or a work event – any situation where you need to […]

budget
Nov 18th, 2014

Simple Tips for Keeping Your Thanksgiving Budget in Check

Ed note: Thanksgiving is deceiving. You think it’s all about the togetherness! Not about gifts or material things! But it’s about the food. And the food can get expensive. Don’t sacrifice the fun. Instead, use these hacks to prepare an awesome meal on a budget. Leer en español. Everyone loves Thanksgiving – it’s full of […]

Aztec
Oct 30th, 2014

A Celebration of Life: Day of the Dead

It’s the end of the month, and we are close to celebrating one of the most colorful traditions for many Latinos: The Day of the Dead, or in Spanish: “Día de los Muertos”. But don’t get it confused with Halloween. Some know of this holiday because of the sugar skulls, la Catrina, marigolds or Bread […]