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How to Create a Family Budget: Useful Tips and Financial Planning Tools

It’s time to start living on a budget that works for your family. Make smart financial choices to avoid getting into debt, cut down costs, save money, and stretch a paycheck without constantly taking loans. Quickly assess your financial situation, and create a family budget with our step-by-step guidelines. Table of contents: What Is a Family Budget? What Does a Family Budget Include? Why Should You Have a Family Budget?…

Medicine in the USA: Getting Sick Can Be Really Expensive

In the United States, the average income is quite high, but at the same time, medicine is so expensive that it becomes scary to get sick. It happens when a not very serious illness led a person to bankruptcy, and immigrants from other countries fly home for treatment or take loans, especially when it comes to surgical intervention. The most popular lending option chosen by people who need fast cash…

Hope for the Best: January Demand for Payday Loans Exceeded New Year’s Eve

The number of microfinance organizations that issue payday loans in the USA is growing: in January 2022, an increase in demand was recorded not only to January last year, but also, which is unusual, by the New Year’s Eve. According to experts, the main reason for this trend is the tightening of borrower requirements set by banks. Demand could also be affected by the growth in consumer activity. Americans took…

Top 15 Online Shops in the USA

When shopping online, you want to find the best clothing stores in the United States at the lowest prices without compromising on product quality. Take a look at the US sites in our directory that are the most popular and find your new favorite. Besides you should answer the question where to take money to cover these expenses. Where to take money to buy brand clothes? There are cases when…

Transition Tuesday: Vice President at Goldman Sachs to Marketing Consultant and Blogger

Netta is truly a super mom. She and I have known each other since her son and our youngest daughter were in Kindergarten. Truth be told, Zachary actually had a “Kindergarten crush” on Sydney ???? I knew she had a high-powered corporate job and I knew she was extremely busy not just at Goldman Sachs where she was VP of Marketing, but also as a mom of three children. Her…

How to Wear: White Denim and Chambray

Although I’ve been getting emails for Halloween costumes (on sale!) and it is back-to-school season for half of the United States, it’s still summer out and that means wearing white denim still looks fresh, and seasonally appropriate. I love pairing white denim with denim, and my chambray shirt is a go-to piece in my closet. I like rolling up my sleeves for a super-casual look, and I love being able…

How to Make the Flakiest Pie Crust Ever!

As soon as the weather got cooler, we took a drive out to Westchester county to the Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm for a morning of apple picking. The folks over at Chevrolet loaned us an apple red Chevy Traverse for our trip to the farm, as well as an apple pie cooking class in Brooklyn! We love the Traverse, since it was also the car we rode on our…

Transition Tuesday: Apparel Designer to Photographer

AHHHHH! Tracey Mammolito is one of my all-time favorite people. She and I met twenty years ago when we were starting out in our fashion careers — she a “junior designer” and I a “junior merchandiser” at the behemoth at the time, Liz Claiborne, Inc.  We worked on the same brands, Lizsport and Lizgolf which meant we were in every meeting together, working together on samples, velcro paper dolls and…

Transition Tuesday: Medical Billing Associate to Nursing Student

Welcome to our fourth week of Transition Tuesday and I hope you’re inspired or at the very least intrigued at my friend’s transitions. This week, I am so happy to introduce you to Chassidy, whom I met while taking classes at CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College. We met in Anatomy & Physiology I class in the spring of 2016 and then had the opportunity to be in class again…

Transition Tuesday: Corporate Office to Home Office

Welcome to the third Transition Tuesday feature! Lisa Pisano and I have spent a lot of time together the past fifteen years: we worked in corporate marketing and PR at Liz Claiborne, Inc.; we went to graduate school together at New York University where we both received Master’s in Integrated Marketing; we worked as marketing and PR consultants where we partnered on a few clients together; oh, and we are…