Painting Home

Have you ever looked around your humdrum home and longed for a way to redecorate your home like your favorite home design shows or those pics you save on Pinterest? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. New décor is attainable for people of all budgets if you know where to look. Not sure where to begin? […]

Money Quote

Jennifer LeonhardiJennifer Leonhardi was born and raised on Catalina Island, giving her a unique small town perspective and focus on community. With a degree in Sociology, she now primarily enjoys writing, largely based on her own experiences, on topics such as financial assistance programs, issues concerning the home and family, and socioeconomic trends.

goodbye-summer

It is traditionally known as the last weekend of the summer. And let’s face it – we don’t get another three day weekend until when? So before it is over, why not enjoy it as much as possible? Here are some great, inexpensive ways to enjoy your Labor Day weekend. 1. Enjoy your local parks […]

social media

Whether you can’t get enough of it or just can’t understand it, social media is a major force in our world today. Here are some of the most interesting facts that we were able to gather about our favorite forms of social media. 1. Facebook is now one of the leading causes of divorce in […]

waitress

Tim Young and Paul Hullings are two hard-working firefighters from New Jersey. After working on a fire for 12 hours, they were exhausted and hungry. They stopped into a local diner at about 6:00am and asked their waitress for the strongest cup of coffee available. Their waitress, Liz Woodward, quickly brought them their coffee and […]

Lebron

Everyone who is a fan of the basketball great LeBron James, knows that he has deep roots in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. This is proven even more evident by the news released by ESPN that James will be paying for 1,100 kids to go to college. The LeBron James Family Foundation has partnered with […]

Engineers Advertisement

Isis Anchalee is a full-stack engineer at OneLogin in Silicon Valley. Not only is she a female engineer in what’s considered a “men’s career field”, she’s also gorgeous. Onelogin recently posted an advertisement of her in the Bay Area for recruiting purposes. This has brought an uproar of both positive and negative attention to Anchalee. […]

startups

Everyone has a great idea. As more and more start-ups pop up in around the country, being an entrepreneur has never been easier. While some start-ups flounder from the get-go, some rise to the top and become billion dollar ideas. Here’s how some of the most famous start-ups began, in poster form done by Anna […]

Millionaire Couple

Anton Ivanov is not your typical millionaire. He didn’t inherit his fortune from wealthy parents, doesn’t drive fancy fast cars and he doesn’t live in a huge estate overlooking the ocean. He is not a movie star or a professional athlete or even a celebrity of any kind, really. He was just your typical kid […]

Top 15 Cities

It’s a beautiful country we live in. But to enjoy some of that beauty, you’re probably going to have to pay a bit more than average. So what is “average” in the United States these days? It turns out there is no simple answer to that question when you consider all the different factors that […]

Woman Online Shopping

  Many of us have found the ease and convenience that online shopping has to offer is sometimes too great compared to the hassles of in-store shopping. No parking struggles, long lines at the checkout, crazy people to deal with, and you get to shop from the comforts of your own home. There’s no doubt […]

calculation

Saving money for retirement is something that just about everyone knows they should be doing. The sad reality, however, is that very few of us are actually saving enough money to allow us to be able to enjoy a financially comfortable retirement. So, how much money should we be saving each month towards our retirement? […]

Home Buyer's Guide

For decades, the idea of buying a home has been one of the biggest parts of living the great American dream. Recently the nation has seen one of the worst financial periods in recent memory surrounding the housing market. Banks were over eager when it came to lending money, especially to those who were less than […]

Financial Goals

When it comes to planning for our financial future, many Americans are content to live carefree in the knowledge that worrying about tomorrow will only ruin a perfectly good today. But there are some of us who have accepted the reality that to secure a stable financial future, we need to start planning for it today. […]

How to Make Money Online

We all wish we could have a little extra cash now and then. But did you know that an extra income could be easier than you may think? The world is becoming more and more dependent on the world wide web, and because of that, there is an increase in money making opportunities available online. […]

money facts

Money makes the world go round. The Federal Reserve estimates that there is currently $1.7 trillion in U.S. Currency currently in circulation. We all use it, but how much do we know about it? Here are some off-the-wall interesting money facts that you likely never knew: A penny costs 2.4 cents to manufacture Yes, it […]