Cutting Down On Big Summer Expenses


As the mercury creeps up in the summer months, so, it seems, does spending. With weddings to attend, vacations to plan, and outdoors activities to enjoy, the costs tend to add up. Before taking a dive into the deep end of the debt pool, read on for some tips about how to keep your summer budget in check.

1) Survive wedding season without blowing the budget


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Give a group gift: By pitching in with friends you can give a much larger, and possibly more meaningful, gift. A popular idea is to give an “experience” gift, for example a post-wedding or anniversary weekend away for the couple.

Get creative: While the current custom is to give enough cash to cover your plate, your budget may be outmatched by the swankiness of the venue. Plus, g

Ten tips for writing a business blog


A corporate blog is like any professional tool: it is useful if you know how to use it. Here are some golden rules to follow so that your website content can bring you traffic, awareness, customers and business. Small business articles on your blog every day can boost your sales and interaction with customers as well.

A blog must be of service to its readers. An author said that people go online for two reasons: to be entertained and to solve a problem.

If you manage to solve the problem of your visitors while entertaining them, you will win the jackpot.

So, every time you write a new topic, think about helping out, helping out means giving practical advice, revealing interesting tips, making resources available or sharing your know-how.

Your blog should contain quality articles, both in substance and in form. Too many corporate or personal blogs make the mistake of prioritizing quantity, just to maintain a pub