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  • Family Fest
    Event at Proctors empowers families with financial information
    Families in the Capital Region—traditional, foster/adoptive, single-parent, same-sex—are searching for solutions in a storm of financial stress. At Family Fest, a community event to be held at Proctors Theater, this Sunday, a workshop...
  • Retirement on the horizon
    Retirement income – get the assurance of knowing you have enough
    Retirement on the horizon? Congratulations -- you have a lot to look forward to. Today’s retirees are generally healthier, living longer and more active and engaged with everything their new life has to offer. But all of that good news can...
  • Back-to-school shopping earns donations
    Back-to-school shopping earns donations
    I am sure by now most of you are getting your back to school shopping underway and with that comes the search for the best deals. What about if you could combine those two factors when it comes to back to school shopping? Lucky for you Goodshop...
  • Saving for college education
    Funding tomorrow's career dreams by saving today
    These times in front of you are definitely challenging. Just about everything you can think of has gone up in price from petrol to groceries. Employers are cutting back or even eliminating overtime. So with limited ways to put away for the future...
  • Rose and Sumatra
    Zoo after 2 offers special savings
    From Aug. 5 through Sept. 30, the zoo is offering buy-one-get-one admissions on weekdays after 2 p.m. To obtain the discount, visitors just need to ask for the deal at the ticket booth after 2 p.m.The “Zoo After 2” discount is not...
  • Rose and Sumatra
    Oregon Zoo and Walmart partner for another year of discounts
    The Walmart Foundation has renewed its presenting sponsorship of the Oregon Zoo’s popular Second Tuesdays program, which offers visitors a chance to see the zoo for the reduced price of $4 per person on the second Tuesday of each month....
  • Tax-free weekend
    Tax-free weekend
    A quick refresher for those who are about to shop till they drop...Tax-free weekend is coming this weekend, August 8-10, and that means bargainistas will be out in full force!Here are a few tips for owning your tax-free weekend:1. Plan ahead....
  • It's Back to School Time Again
    Sales tax holiday in Georgia this weekend: Back to school savings for 2014
    Are you ready for some tax saving news? According to a report by the AJC and Access Atlanta on July 29, Georgia’s sales tax holiday starts on August 1, 2014. Whether you are looking for back to school savings or not, this is the deal of the...
  • INFOGRAPHIC of the worlds top-selling consumer goods
    The worlds top-selling consumer goods might surprise you, check the list
    What’s the most frequently sold product in the world, recognized by 94% of the population, with a reach so huge that you can find it in basically every corner of the planet? It’s Coca-Cola, averaging 1.8 billion servings each day! That...
  • Kate Middleton before the inauguration of the Royal Princess
    Princess Cruises offers suite and balcony deals
    With the summer season coming to a close soon with the kids going back to school in the Charlotte area in mid-August (or sooner!), many families are now beginning to plan their holiday vacations, including Thanksgiving, the Christmas season,...
  • Mount McKinley in Alaska
    Norwegian Cruise Line gives you Alaska discounted
    Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is throwing a nice chilly curve ball to those who don't already have plans for their summer vacations. For a limited time, those who book a new Alaska cruise from Sunday July 20, 2014 through Saturday July 26, 2014...
  • Norwegian Getaway prepares for sea trials
    Free For Alls are Fun with Norwegian Cruise Line
    When you think of a "free-for-all", doesn't the word "fun" come to mind? Of course, sometimes, they are associated with bad things such as looting, and losing a World Cup soccer championship, but this article will point in...
  • BeFrugal.com
    Save Big: 4th of July Savings and Deals with BeFrugal.com!
    Save some money this 4th of July with great deals from BeFrugal.com! As a free coupon and cash back website, you can save an average of $27 per order and receive an average of 7% cash back. Check out BeFrugal.com’s 4th of July deals below...
  • Investing in a Roth IRA
    6 benefits of the Roth IRA: Even for the wealthy
    Everyone in the Capital Region should be an investor. That's simply because the traditional 3-legged stool of pensions, Social Security, and savings is down to one leg: savings. And to maximize savings, we need to become prudent, wise...
  • Gorgeous thrift store find
    Additional 50% off at Savers Thrift Superstore on June 30
    Savers Thrift Superstore is already a bargain for shoppers, but is even more-so during their 50% off sales like the one happening this coming Monday. Savers has a leg up on other thrift store competitors for many reasons. The store is gigantic,...