Now that your family is home around the clock, it may feel impossible to keep your refrigerator full for long enough before you have to run back to the grocery store. But, this isn’t the only reason your grocery budget has become bloated recently. According to the most recent Consumer Price Index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, food costs rose an average of 2.6%—the … [Read more...] about 5 Shopping Strategies For Saving On Groceries During The Pandemic
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Between groceries, stocking up on daily essentials like toothpaste and shampoo, or making household purchases like new furniture or the latest laptop, our lives revolve around shopping. Figuring out how to save money on all those purchases can seem daunting. Thankfully, adopting just a few simple shopping habits makes it easy to shop smarter and save! Buy … [Read more...] about Five Easy Ways to Shop Smarter and Save
While they’re often the most coveted gifts, electronics can be tricky to shop for and give so to make your holiday shopping and gifting a breeze, I shared my top five tips below. Happy shopping! 1. Get games and tech gifts charged and ready to go before you wrap them. If you think kids are impatient waiting to open their gifts, just wait until after they’ve opened them….and … [Read more...] about The Techie’s Tips for Holiday Shopping
During Oprah’s farewell show, I wondered how could she give up what she loves the most and recalled the Buddhist pearl “the greatest generosity is non-attachment.” We humans tend to cling and create crutches, whether a physical trait, friend, habit or a favorite sweater. On the Mommas Pearls Radio Show, I often ask my guests to name their most beautiful feature. … [Read more...] about The Chop Shop: Gaining Strength By Letting Go
Do boys pay higher auto insurance rates than girls? According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), all teenage drivers face higher insurance rates. Some states do not allow gender differences in auto rates. Still, the NAIC states that teenage boys cost about twice as much to insure as teenage girls. Since young drivers do not have driving histories to … [Read more...] about Why Do Boys Pay More for Auto Insurance Than Girls?