Laziness. In the hectic, busy world that so many of us live in, it can be a sweet respite to just sit and do nothing for a while. Are there things that could be done? Probably. But now and then you just want to relax and procrastinate. There’s nothing wrong with a little mental break, but [...]
Happy National Save for Retirement Week! Whether you haven’t started saving for retirement or you have a great plan in place, everyone can participate in this week; maybe you finally start that personal budget or you take some time to evaluate your current plan. It’s not the most glamorous time of the year, but certainly one [...]
When a bill arrives in the mail, most consumers will open it, look at the total, and pay it. Pretty basic adult activity. However, it’s always worth it to take a moment to review the bill for any suspicious activity or increased charges. With increased security breaches, hackers, and identity theft scams, it’s more important [...]
Are you an animal lover? Do you own a pet or two… or seven? If you do own a pet, then you are probably well aware of the costs involved in caring for it. Food, toys, cages, leashes, medicine, litter – it can really add up. If you’re thinking about getting a pet, then it’s [...]
Going out with a group of friends can be great. You sit down to a nice dinner, grab a few cocktails, or maybe head to a bar to watch (insert your favorite sports team). I sure hope they beat (insert rival team). Regardless of where you go, it’s fun to get together. But what happens [...]
Dorm rooms can be so boring. Those drab concrete walls and generic curtains are just waiting for you to come in and add your style. In this series, we’re looking at the coolest dorm room styles, all of which you can score for less than $100. Whether you’re quiet and romantic or outspoken and brassy, [...]
Today is World Car-Free Day, where people of the world get together to use their legs and get everywhere they can without a car. Besides the great health benefits of walking, reducing car usage can also save you money on transportation and travel costs, while also being better for the environment.
DEAR TALKING CENTS GUY, I’m a little concerned about my parents. They’re getting on in age, and I worry that they haven’t prepared for their later years. They aren’t savvy with computers or technology, so I want to make sure that they are getting information from trustworthy sources. Do you have any recommendations? -Concerned Adult [...]