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How to Celebrate the Fourth of July During a Pandemic

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July During a Pandemic

By Tara Mastroeni / June 29, 2020
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Believe it or not, the Fourth of July is right around the corner. While the traditional barbecues and pool parties may not be possible this year, there’s no reason why you can’t celebrate our nation’s birthday. With that in mind,…

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How to Observe and Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend While Social Distancing

How to Observe and Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend While Social Distancing

By Tara Mastroeni / May 18, 2020
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Believe it or not, Memorial Day is right around the corner. With social distancing measures still in place in many areas of the country, most of us have been left wondering how to celebrate the unofficial start of summer. To…

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Thanksgiving Table Settings: 8 of the Best Table Setting Ideas

By Aly Yale / November 14, 2019
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If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, the food is usually front and center. In fact, you may have already planned the meal, jotted down a shopping list, and assigned sides and desserts to friends and family members. But what about your…

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How to Set the Perfect Thanksgiving Table

By Aly Yale / November 14, 2018
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For most holiday hosts, Thanksgiving is all about the food. They slave away for hours, cutting, prepping, basting, and baking, and when all is said and done, they hurriedly dig in — desperate to eat up before the turkey gets…

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How to Save Money This Holiday Season—Without Being a Grinch

By Aly Yale / December 19, 2017
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Don’t want to spend all your cash this season, but still aspire to buy your loved ones all those gifts they’ve been eyeing? Thankfully, wanting to save money doesn’t have to mean being a Grinch in this day and age.…

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A Time for Giving: Charities to Donate to in 2017

By Tim Coutis / December 18, 2017
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Learn which national and global charities are available to give 2017 holiday donations to, which can be part of your 2017 Federal income Tax deductions.

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Holiday Gift Guide: The 5 Best Gifts for New Homeowners

By Aly Yale / December 14, 2017
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Have a friend, family member, or colleague who bought a home this year? Don’t phone it in with their holiday gift. Being a new homeowner is expensive, and you can bet your loved one could use a helping hand this…

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Holiday Shopping on a Budget: Abide by these 6 Rules

By Aly Yale / December 13, 2017
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Just because funds are tight doesn’t mean you can’t buy gifts for those you love this holiday season. Nor does it mean you have to take out loans, sell your car, or open a slew of new credit cards in…

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‘Tis the Season: Managing Holiday Stress

By Mary Mack / December 11, 2017
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By: Tessa Kolaczenko, Talent Development Intern No matter what you celebrate, I think we can all agree that the holiday season tends to bring out both the best and worst in humankind. In many ways, the holidays inspire joy, encourage spreading…

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Brand loyalty: What Makes Us Refer a Company or Product?

By Tim Coutis / December 4, 2017
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Loyaly is most often tied to emotion and golden retrievers, so it might sound odd to think any of us is loyal to a brand, corporation, or product. If you own an Android phone and have wondered why iPhone users…

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