We all want six pack abs, sexy arms, and buns of steel, but gym memberships, personal training sessions and home gym equipment are expensive. Here are five tips on slimming your waistline without emptying your wallet.
With websites like Etsy and Instructables spurring the DIY movement, many a bride has tried her hand at floral arranging or cake-decorating to cut costs. But given the high stakes of a wedding, is it smart to do-it-yourself or should you enlist a professional?
According to one economist, the true cost of a date is around $250. That includes dinner, a movie, and the opportunity cost of time spent on a date. But with summer approaching, there are plenty of low-cost ways to have fun on a date, both indoors and out. Here are eight ideas to consider.
Wedding guests, bridesmaids and groomsmen are expected to shell out hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on travel, hotel stays and fancy dresses and tuxedoes — not to mention the wedding gifts and parties for the bride and groom.
With the average US wedding cost almost $20,000 in 2009, according to The Wedding Report, which compiles data and research on the wedding industry. And with elaborate celebrity weddings — often sponsored — pushing expectations sky-high, cash-strapped couples may feel tempted to secure a line-up of vendors willing to sponsor the big event in exchange for brand or product placement
Tax breaks are among the incentives that lure renters into buying their first home. Though the $8,000 homebuyer tax credit expired on April 30, 2010, homebuyers can still take advantage of other tax incentives.