Today, the wedding industry does all it can to up-sell brides and suffocate them in overbearing fees and prices that are too much for a one-night ceremony and reception. Dresses usually cost thousands of dollars and the reception is always swimming in hidden fees and random prices. That doesn’t mean you should sell your wedding [ Read More ]
There’s nothing wrong with buying a move-in-ready home. That’s convenient. Buying a fixer-upper, that’s another story. If you’re really considering a fixer-upper, you may find yourself playing the pro and con game, and, much to your surprise, you may find that the pros outweigh the cons. Before investing in a fixer-upper, you should really ask [ Read More ]
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 ]
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 ]
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.
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 ]
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 ]
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 ]