Category: Holidays

10 Ideas for Happy Holiday Shopping

10 Ideas for Happy Holiday Shopping

The holidays are right around the corner.  If you haven’t done it already, it’s time to begin planning your holiday shopping strategy.  Today’s consumers are now blending the online and real world shopping experience.  If you are heading out to the retailers, strip malls, and shopping malls to enjoy the Christmas spirit, we recommend following […]

November 22, 2016 | By More
New Year’s Eve:  A Time for New Beginnings in 2016

New Year’s Eve: A Time for New Beginnings in 2016

What are your plans for New Year’s Eve?  Some of you may be going out for the evening and welcoming the New Year with music, delicious food, and fun activities with friends and family.  Others may remain at home bringing in the New Year with the kids.  Maybe you’re hanging out quietly by yourself thinking […]

December 31, 2015 | By More
After Christmas Sales:  Tips to Save Money

After Christmas Sales: Tips to Save Money

Are you working the week after Christmas?  Are you taking a few days away from the office?  Either way, now is the time for you to check out the after Christmas sales to get some great deals on gifts for next year.  In today’s Post, we would like to provide you some article shares to […]

December 30, 2015 | By More
Merry Christmas Eve 2015

Merry Christmas Eve 2015

Christmas Eve marks the beginning of the holiday celebrations, which will last up until New Year’s Day.  To welcome Christmas Eve, I’d like to step away from the conversation of money today.  Instead, I would like to share my holiday checklist of ideas to help have a more relaxing and reflective Christmas Eve and holiday […]

December 24, 2015 | By More
How to Relieve Stress During the Holidays

How to Relieve Stress During the Holidays

The other day I was talking to a friend.  She said she felt so stressed because of all she had to for the holidays – shopping, baking, gift purchasing and wrapping, preparing the house for guests, and finishing several projects at work before taking a few days off.  I thought it’s such a shame that […]

December 22, 2015 | By More
Holiday Tradition:  Easy Christmas Cookies

Holiday Tradition: Easy Christmas Cookies

Today’s Post may seem unconventional for a personal finance magazine.  But, I do want to share some money saving reminders when it comes to baking, particularly from scratch.  As for my family, part of our holiday tradition is making Christmas cookies of a specific kind – our Spritz Christmas tree cookies.  The photo you see […]

December 17, 2015 | By More
Christmas Money Savings Tips for 2015

Christmas Money Savings Tips for 2015

Last week we re-visited some safety rules at the shopping mall in our Post Holiday Shopping: A Review of Safety Rules at the Shopping Mall.  Today, we want to provide some article shares and links to past Posts to provide you some Christmas money saving tips for 2015.  Let’s face it; the Christmas holiday is […]

December 8, 2015 | By More
Holiday Shopping: A Review of Safety Rules at the Shopping Mall

Holiday Shopping: A Review of Safety Rules at the Shopping Mall

Holiday shopping can be such a fun experience.  We get to enjoy the music, gift selection for each person on our list, and maybe even stop to get a snack to top the outing.  However, because of the days we are living, money smart consumers have to take the time to review various safety rules […]

December 3, 2015 | By More
Best Wishes for a Successful 2015!

Best Wishes for a Successful 2015!

Being the last day of 2014, it’s a time of reflection.  We want to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting MoneyBasicsU via your readership.  We so enjoy bringing news and money basic information to your door so you can create a better money lifestyle for you and your family.  We exist because of […]

December 31, 2014 | By More
What Does Auld Lang Syne Mean?

What Does Auld Lang Syne Mean?

New Year’s Eve is a matter of hours away now.  If you’re awake somewhere around the world when your time zone hits midnight, you’ll likely sing Auld Lang Syne.  Did you know what the phrase Auld Lang Syne really means?  How about where it originated?  We were curious, so we found out. In the Homework, […]

December 30, 2014 | By More