Cheap Gifts: 53 Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas

Yay for cheap gifts! Back by the overwhelming demand of anonymous internet searchers (who are already far ahead of their holiday gift planning than I am!), here's our list of no fewer than 53 inexpensive holiday gift ideas! Got an idea that's not … [Read more...]

15 Manly Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Type of Dad

As I approach my third Father's Day as a dad, it still feels weird to be among the celebrated on the third Sunday of June. But as I dutifully attempt to evenly share parental duties with Lauren -- changing poopy diapers, dispensing bottles, and … [Read more...]

13 Beautiful Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Under $25

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12, 2013. Don't have a Mother's Day gift for mom? Don’t worry, there’s still time. Every year it can be a struggle to find an affordable gift your mom will still love for Mother’s Day. But we’ve got you covered — on a bu … [Read more...]

13 Inexpensive and Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s that time again. St. Valentine is going to be spreading his love to everyone in just a few short days. Valentine’s Day, February 14, is right around the corner! Commercial holiday or not – are you ready to give an awesome gift to your sweet … [Read more...]

♥ & $: Compulsive Shopping or Retail Therapy? When Enough is Enough

Five of us stood grumbling in a check out line the other day. Our arms were filled with clothing and books and knick knacks soon to be wrapped up and hidden under the Christmas tree. The woman in front of me complained about Christmas shopping. Or … [Read more...]

♥ & $: Get Gift Giving Right

The last time my husband surprised me with a gift was Christmas 2008. I had mentioned how much I loved the leather jacket a girlfriend was wearing and he got it in his head to buy me one just like it. He spent days searching stores, combed the … [Read more...]

How to Budget for Holiday Shopping if you Haven’t Saved for Gifts

The holidays are quickly approaching. Do you know how many presents you still need to buy? More importantly – do you know how much those gifts are going to cost? Last year, the Business Insider found that holiday shoppers spent nearly $400 on B … [Read more...]

Holiday Gifts for Every Budget

Holiday gift buying has always been particularly anxiety-fraught for me; my mother raised me to believe if it is the thought of a gift that counts, much thought should go into every gift. In a universe of millions of products, finding a perfect … [Read more...]

Smart Shopping: 8 Tips for Savvier Black Friday Shopping

Editor's note: We have a love/hate relationship with the madness of holiday shopping. On the one hand, shopping sales can net you more stuff for less cash. On the other, submitting to grating ads, ever-earlier store openings, and panic-inducing … [Read more...]

How to Give Investments as a Gift

Not to freak you out, but holiday gift-giving time is around the corner. I find the holidays stressful not only because they’re expensive, but because there’s so much pressure to choose the perfect gift. Here’s a gift option you might not have p … [Read more...]