The convenience of online shopping — free shipping, next-day delivery — is under threat by package thieves, also known as "porch pirates." This threat is as common in rural locations as it is in urban and suburban communities. According to a survey of online shoppers conducted by the Shorr Packaging Corporation, 31% of respondents [...]
It’s no secret that the housing market slows down in the winter. With the holidays, the traveling, and the colder weather, buyers just aren’t as eager as they were earlier in the year — and they might even have a smaller budget. Still, that doesn’t mean selling your home this winter is impossible. It [...]
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 cold and the last slice of pie is scooped up by Uncle John. It’s [...]
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. In fact, there are loads of programs, apps, and credit cards that will even reward [...]
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 season. Instead of giving them the standard candle or cozy blanket this time around, [...]
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 order to cross every name off your holiday shopping list. Shopping on a budget can [...]
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 good cheer, and energize us to share messages of warmth and love with those whom we [...]
It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping.