Coming up with gift ideas for college aged young adults can be a tough task. When my son was young his letter to Santa was literally pages long. But as he's gotten older the number of requests has shrunk, although the price tag has gone up. If you're … [Read more...] about Ten Gifts Under 25 Dollars For College Students
This year Mother's Day spending will reach an estimated $23.6 billion. Although the strength of the economy is a key driver of this spending, another factor includes people buying gifts for all of the other mothers in their lives -- not just their … [Read more...] about What Should You Give the Other Mothers in Your Life?
Yesterday was Mother's Day. Maybe you had carefully thought out your gift to your mother weeks ahead of time, or maybe you fell into the group of people wandering aimlessly around Walmart at 6:00am trying to put something together at the last minute. … [Read more...] about 8 Great Father’s Day Gifts
My son will be graduating from high school in about a month, so our refrigerator has been filling up with invitations to graduation parties for his friends not to mention other family members and the children of some of our friends. For each … [Read more...] about How Much Cash Should I Give As A Graduation Gift?
Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net For weeks, shoppers flooded the malls, retails stores and websites in preparation for not only Christmas morning, but also for the gift exchanges included in family gatherings held preceding … [Read more...] about Happy Return or Exchange Your Gift Season!
It started out as a joke almost twenty years ago while my now wife and I were still in college. Her mom would come to the city where we were attending school, and take us both out for lunch or dinner just to catch up on how we were doing. Since we … [Read more...] about How a Trip to the Bathroom 20 Years Ago Means I Never Pay For Dinner With My Mother-In-Law Again