Between yearly events like birthdays and Christmas and infrequent milestones like graduations and weddings, buying all the gifts you need each year can get expensive. But there are loads of tips and tricks you can use to spend less on gifts all year long.
Teachers typically claim they don't need any gifts because teaching is reward enough. Yet the job of any teacher - whether of kids, teens,...
We all have them in our lives: friends and family members who seem to have everything. They can feel impossible to shop for. But all is not lost. It’s easier than ever to buy outstanding gifts for even the most challenging recipient. Here are 25 practical, thoughtful ideas anyone will appreciate.
In early 2020, America’s economy took a sudden dive, leaving millions out of work. Even if money’s tight for you, it’s hard knowing there are so many out there who have it even worse. But many excellent charities are providing relief. And fortunately, there are ways to give no matter your budget.
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned life upside down. The one-two punch of the pandemic and recession has caused widespread suffering, as people worry about their health and finances simultaneously. You can help by donating to one of these top charities for COVID-19 relief.
In June 2020, big corporations and individuals donated millions to the Black Lives Matter Foundation to support the BLM movement. Unfortunately, it was the wrong charity. But it’s easy to check into a charity before you donate to make sure your money’s going to a good (and the right) cause.
While new moms and babies garner the majority of attention and gifts, once Baby’s born, dads find themselves in the parenthood trenches too. From late-night feedings to Gymboree classes to diaper changes, Dad’s going to need just as much gear as Mom. And there’s a gift for him at any price point.
On a typical Father’s Day, you probably celebrate all the dads in your life with a Father’s Day outing. But this year, the pandemic is putting a crimp in those plans. Fortunately, there are ways you can safely celebrate the dads and grandpas in your life — regardless of your budget.
When it comes to pregnancy, babies are usually the ones who take home the bulk of the presents. But new and expecting moms deserve a little something special too. If you’re looking to treat her and can’t spring for the ultimate gift — a night nurse — there are plenty of ideas at all price points.
Mother’s Day typically conjures images of brunch buffets and family gatherings. This year promises to be one of the most unique in living memory. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still shower Mom with love on any budget.
When you’re on a tight budget, you need to stretch every dollar as far as it can go. Freecycle helps people give things away to those who can use them. While there are some downsides, Freecycle is easy to use and good for both your wallet and the environment. Here’s how it works.
Generally speaking, Americans are a generous lot. According to the National Philanthropic Trust, Americans gave $427.71 billion to charities in 2018. Perhaps one motivation...