National Literacy Month: New Novels You’ll Love Reading This Month

15. September 2014 00:00
September is National Literacy Month, and I couldn't think of a better month to celebrate. A good book can make time feel like it has wings, and you will find yourself trying to sneak in pages whenever and wherever you can.

Here is a list of new novels to enjoy and help you celebrate National Literacy Month. [More]

Positive Thinking Day

12. September 2014 00:00
September 13th is Positive Thinking Day! Get ready to smile and share that affirmative viewpoint with your family and friends. There are so many things you can do to ensure you celebrate this holiday the way it was meant to be. Let go of any negative feelings, and get a good night’s rest. You’re going to need a lot of energy to spread the cheer! [More]

Shop Safe Online

11. September 2014 00:00
Last year, we all (or at least those of us who shop at Target) watched our bank accounts in suspense, just waiting for the stealthy criminals who stole tons of Target customer’s information to start racking up charges. Fortunately, many people didn’t suffer loss from the ordeal, but the possibility is still very scary, especially since it happened at a physical location. It brought up an important question- how safe are we when we shop?

Online shopping can be harrowing. You put your trust in the company you order from, but what if you want to place an order somewhere that you are unsure of? It might be time to grab a Virtual Account Number. [More]

Getting an Internship Wardrobe on a Budget

10. September 2014 00:00
Living on a limited budget as a student can be difficult. Between the books, tuition and living expenses, there usually isn't much money left over. How do you prepare for an internship while watching what you spend? Follow along to learn how to build the best wardrobe at the lowest prices. [More]

Four Online Boutiques Where You Can Find Affordable & Beautiful Lingerie

9. September 2014 00:00
Chances are your very first bra was purchased from Victoria’s Secret. If not, most of your current underwear and lingerie is from there, am I right?

The reason for this is because they have stores everywhere, and when you think of getting new undergarments, the simple choice is always Victoria’s Secret.

Here’s the thing – the only time you have an opportunity to save big on Victoria’s Secret lingerie is during their semi-annual sales. And if you’re anything like me, the idea of having to squeeze yourself between two or more women as you dig, toss and even pull out discount bras and panties from bins drives you just a little mad.

I’m here to tell you there are other options when it comes to acquiring beautiful and affordable lingerie. Here are a few online boutiques that you will want to check out the next time you need to shop for lingerie. [More]

Sock with Heels?! Yes, You Can

8. September 2014 00:00
It is a trend that has been all over the runways and fashion magazines for the past few seasons, including this past Fall 2014 Fashion Week. Bloggers have embraced it, but the rest of us have been left shaking our heads or feeling too intimidated to try. Socks with heels?! Isn’t that supposed to be a fashion faux pas? Won’t we just look silly? Actually, it is possible for real women to wear this trend. Just follow these guidelines to look cool instead of preschool. [More]

What You Should Know About Investment Shopping

5. September 2014 00:00
The average American throws away 65 pounds of clothing a year. That's a large amount of clothing going to waste. Instead of buying fast fashion and clothing that doesn't work, consider investment shopping. It involves focused shopping for the long-term rather than meaningless impulse buys. Follow along to learn about getting the most out of your wardrobe for your money. [More]

Forget the Dealer

4. September 2014 00:00
The process of buying a new car can be daunting. Cars are expensive, and you want to make the best financial decision while still getting a great car to cruise in. This often leads people straight to a dealership, where you can take advantage of extended warranties and guarantees, but that can lead you to spend a lot more money than you planned. With the advent of the internet, you are now able to search through thousands of cars and check out their histories to make sure you don’t purchase a lemon. Here’s a few resources to help you find your dream car at an affordable price. [More]

Altuzarra for Target

3. September 2014 00:00
Those of us who are obsessed with designer fashions but don’t quite have that kind of budget are doing a little happy dance right now. We live for Target’s designer collaborations, and this month is going to be an amazing one. Joseph Altuzarra, the hot young designer who was recently awarded CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year, brings his sultry yet elegant touch to the latest luxe-for-less Target launch on September 14. Get in line now! [More]

25 Back to School Must-Haves for Under $25

2. September 2014 00:00
You can smell it in the air. The scent of freshly sharpened pencils and brand new notebooks means it’s time to hit the books and get back to school. Paying for school supplies and a new wardrobe doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are 25 essentials to help send you back to school in style, and they are all under $25! [More]