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6 Lesser-Known Facts About Halloween

Halloween has almost arrived, and by looking around, you’d think it was always all about funky, freaky costumes and kids stealing candy when they think they can get away with it. Not so! Halloween’s gone through centuries of reinventing itself, from possible early pagan and Druid origins, to the celebrations of the fall season, to […]

5 Money Lessons for Young Children (And a Few Books They Can Read)

One common, major complaint in the American education system is the lack of teaching about finances. However, the goods news is that with today’s world chock-full of resources, parents can do the job themselves. Almost from the beginning, you can teach your children how to handle money wisely. Many resources seem to identify age 3 […]

How, Where, and When Floridians Can Watch the Solar Eclipse

There’s a rare event coming to Florida, and no, it’s not a snowstorm. You might have heard about a little something called a solar eclipse coming our way. Well, not our way exactly, but across the continental U.S., including Florida, on August 21 2017. In case you don’t know, a solar eclipse is when the […]

How to Donate/Send Military Care Packages

Memorial Day, as you hopefully know, is a holiday celebrating the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. It originated after the Civil War, America’s bloodiest conflict. A massive array of cemeteries were established, creating a unique season in American history where its citizens were unwittingly honoring its fallen soldiers […]

5 Psychological Tips as You Pay Down Your Debt

I’m probably in the minority here, but I don’t really enjoy having debt. That’s actually a gargantuan understatement: debt is like a shadow that you can’t shake and that floods your mind when the light hits just right. It’s not a friend. Maybe it started that way, but it’s become a parasite. Do you find […]