Archive for November 2011

"Be Nice on Black Friday"

Updated 1PM 11/23/2011 – with the recent comments, I changed the title for this guest post.  Here’s a special bonus from my good friend and guest contributor, Theresa Egan. She wrote this great article last Thanksgiving, and I figured it was worth a re-post for “pre-Black Friday”. Here’s her helpful advice to keep in mind... Read more »

Dominick's New App - Free!

Dominick's New App - Free!
Since Dominick’s is awesome – they asked me to see how I like their new app, and will provide one of my lucky readers with a $50 Gift Card! I know this could really help someone this Thanksgiving! THE CHANCE TO WIN $50 to DOMINICK’S! Leave a comment on my this blog post (found here)... Read more »

Frugal Christmas...Advent

Frugal Christmas...Advent
As Christmas approaches, I find this is the most inspiring times to think about personal finance.  This season many people suffer in financial woes and think that their credit card statement or bank account has to curb their Christmas celebrations.  This season I will be encouraging readers to enjoy and celebrate Christmas.  Not Santa and... Read more »
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Free Entertainment for the Family - A Christmas Carol!

Take your family and friends to the classic Christmas Carol! It’s a wonderful opera production put on by Northeastern Illinois University for two nights only on November 18 and 19th.  On Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m come and enjoy this delightful version of A Christmas Carol, the original story by... Read more »