It’s that time of year—your office is hosting a holiday party, your friends are doing the annual gift exchange, or you’re gearing up to attend that big family reunion. It can be expensive and daunting to pick out gifts for all these people, so save yourself some cash and stress by making homemade treats.
Everyone loves food, and DIY gifting is one of the best ways to stretch your dollar this time of year. Try one or more of these five easy (no baking required!) edible holiday presents.
It sounds like today’s tweet should have visited SALT’s Carnival Of #20SomethingProblems. If not for the loan advice, then at least for the sugary confections. Check it out.
We’re talking about a new latte factor, DIY bathroom cleaners, homeless students, and more in today’s look at money-related news from around the Web.
Helping people understand student loans is our job at SALT™, and few are better at it than Betsy Mayotte—the director of regulatory compliance for American Student Assistance® (our parent company). We told borrowers to “Just Ask” her questions, so check out her answers below (as well as her cat—because if Piglet can’t make student loans better, what can?).
Over Thanksgiving break, I was doing some homework at home (i.e., my parents’ home) when I needed something for the first time in a while: a glue stick.
I was partially appalled (my final year of undergraduate study involved work with a glue stick?) and partially clueless (where could I even find one?). I checked the boxes stuffed in my dad’s office closet, finding a glue stick, as well as my old high school, middle school, and elementary school poster-board projects.
Never did I think 6 years of horrendous science fair experiments could make me nostalgic, but they did. It hit me hard and fast: I only have 1 week left to be a student.
Last week, Brigit shared several ways to care for our hair and skin during the brutal winter months. What really caught my eye were her DIY suggestions—common kitchen ingredients that remedy many winter woes. Our skin is the largest organ we have! It deserves some TLC, right?
Below are my staple, inexpensive do-it-yourself recipes for maintaining soft skin and hair when the weather outside is frightful (I couldn’t help myself).
Starbucks is trending on Twitter, but it’s not because people really love gingerbread lattes this time of year. (Well, they do, but that’s not the point.) Find out the real reason in today’s tweet!
We’re talking about art, horrible bosses, shoplifting, and more in our daily look at money-related news from around the Web.
#20SomethingProblems can be such a buzzkill. But with SALT™, The Red’s no problem at all. We’ve teamed up with some sweet sponsors to help you live well, even on a budget with no wiggle room.
To get you in a money-saving frame of mind, this article from Rider Sandals offers up some cheap-as-dirt adventures you could enjoy in the great outdoors. Go ahead. Embrace your inner #Lifeoholic.
Sadly, this this is not another opinion piece dedicated to “Obamacare.” (My opinion? I hope “Obamacare” gets officially added to Webster’s soon.)
Instead, let’s talk about coverage that many of you may actually have: employer-sponsored health insurance. You are likely eligible for this or have this at your current place of employment. However, if you’re married, you may be missing out on a more convenient and cost-effective way to handle this insurance.