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Camping is just as alive as ever, and with summer here, people are hopping in their RVs, taking train vacations, or biking to the campgrounds for some outdoor adventures. Camping is the cheap alternative to hotels and resorts. No expensive stay, bring your own food, and no added costs. What can get pricey, however, are the  [ Read More ]

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Today, weddings can be the death of your bank account and creating a budget, while maintaining your vision, can be difficult. There are a variety of aspects to think about when creating your wedding budget from food, to a photographer, and centerpieces. There is no shortage of decorations and little touches that need to be  [ Read More ]

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Lansing, Michigan is now home to the newest Beer Grotto, opening this Saturday April 18th, at 11 a.m. New businesses in Lansing are always a cause for celebration and this new establishment is no exception. 

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When the real estate market crashed a few years ago as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis starting in 2007, one of the hardest hit areas of the United States was the state of Michigan. As one of the most important states in the car manufacturing business, Michigan had seen millions of jobs lost  [ Read More ]

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Michigan has been slowly recuperating since the downfall of our economy a few years back. The unemployment rate skyrocketed during the most past economic environment, but slowly things seem to be looking up. Michigan’s unemployment rate, as of recently has been steadily decreasing and the last time the rate was this low was in October  [ Read More ]

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When you’re tight on cash, but find it impossible to stop spending and start saving, it can be overwhelming and frustrating. There are multiple easy ways to save and use your money better. Here are some easy to do tips on how to save your money.

We’re almost done with our first month of the new year, crazy I know. With a new year there is always an abundance of new startup companies emerging offering a wide variety of new products and services. Here is a collection of some of the best startups that you should be looking out for in  [ Read More ]

The holiday season is the most important time of the year for retailers. With so many people purchasing gifts around this time, it can be a make-or-break quarter for many companies. Stores try to compete with the growing online business, while online businesses compete with Amazon and EBay. Every company puts out holiday promotions in  [ Read More ]

Print is a strange animal as 2014 comes to a close. Much like many forms of physical media, it has diminished and continues to diminish. As mp3s and streaming audio have replaced CDs and cassettes, as Google has replaced the phone book, physical media still lives on and in some cases continues to be big  [ Read More ]

Two months after Apple made its big announcement about Apple Pay, many small and medium-sized businesses have started to explore the benefits of using a contact-free mobile payment method. The concept is not new; the similar service Google Wallet has been around since 2011, but only one-third of 500 smartphone users had used it. So  [ Read More ]