The Ideal Beach Trip

With the warm weather consistently upon us, we are all excitedly waiting for our chance to hit the beach. But going to the beach can be quite a hassle, especially for those who don't live super close. Being prepared is important to maximize the amount of fun have on your trip, but there is more than one way to be prepared. Not necessarily just remembering to pack everything you might need, but how do you plan to deal with the beach environment? To keep your car as clean as possible? To speed up the healing process from that awful sunburn you just know you're going to get?

Using Your Tax Return For Good

Believe it or not, tax season is officially upon us. Chances are you've probably received most of your tax forms in the mail, or they are available for your to review online. Before you know it, you'll be receiving your tax return (if you're one of the nearly 80% who receives one), and you'll be left wondering what to do with your extra spending cash! Well, before you go off and make an immediate purchase, here are some ideas for what you should do with your tax return this season. Yes, treating yourself is nice, but it's not always the best option for your return.

Winter Heating Tips That Will Save You Money

It's wintertime in Maine. It's cold. If you're like us, you probably have your heat blaring so it's toasty and warm inside your humble abode when you return from a hard day's work, school, or whatever it is that you do! Still, we understand the importance of coming home to a warm house/apartment when temperatures plummet. Unfortunately, heating a living space has become more and more pricey over the years, especially considering we live in a climate where heat is often times necessary for 4-6 months out of the year.