Father’s Day is less than two weeks away, and you might be wondering what gift to get the precious Daddy in your life. Don’t worry--I dug through my own wish list and will share some of the best picks today. Most are not frugal, but all would be unforgettable. ASUS Zenbook 256 GB SSD 13.3” … Continue reading What to Get a Father This Year
Category: Giving & Gifting
Why Hundreds Showed Up to Support One Man: The Power of a Focused Community
This past weekend, I participated in a community fundraiser. These are eight things I learned about what it takes to raise money successfully.
Weigh In: Have Expensive Gifts Become Bad Form?
I've noticed a curious trend in the last few years when it comes to expensive gifts--people are offended or saddened when they get them. Weigh in on the reasons!
There’s Good, Awesome…Then There’s Love Drop
Love Drop, a project by J. Money (Budgets are Sexy) and Nate St. Pierre (ItStartsWithUs) recently completed their first drop. Please consider supporting them in any way you can!
The Hierarchy of Financial Needs
Something in a recent book made me think of Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which in turn got me to think about the hierarchies present in personal finance. Do you like my pyramid or would you like to suggest another angle?
Highlighting My Favorite Charities
A long-time reader writes in with a question about my favorite charities. Here are four that I support whole-heartedly and my reasons why.
Alternatives to Traditional Christmas Gifts
Millions of people this year will find themselves with a lot less money than last Christmas season, and a lot more motivation to stick with cash for their gift-buying. Here are five solid ideas for alternatives to traditional Christmas gifts that our family is trying this year.
Frugal Father’s Day Gifts
Get you dad an inexpensive but thoughtful present this year. Here are some great ideas for cheap Father's Day gifts.
Frugal Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
It seems that every major gift-giving holiday brings out the best in frugal/personal finance bloggers when it comes to ideas for meaningful gifts that don't cost an arm and a leg. Mother's Day is tomorrow (in case you forgot), and keeping with the tradition I started for Valentine's Day, I've prepared a short round-up of … Continue reading Frugal Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
Desperate for Valentine’s Day Ideas?
Valentine's Day is just four days away. Are you still at a loss of what to do to express your love? Here's a handful of interesting ideas: Fall in Love with Valentine's Day Bargains - Online gift ideas for your loved ones, all less than $50. The green camera featured at the bottom is of … Continue reading Desperate for Valentine’s Day Ideas?