All posts by Tiana Allen

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‘Tis the season … to be on a budget

If it seems like every year you run out of money around the holidays, it’s long past time you tweak your spending habits. According to the Busy Budgeter blog, in order to create an optimal holiday budget, you need to plan far, far ahead and be crazy conservative. Start by writing down everything you need to budget for, estimate costs and prioritize your expenses. Be sure to track its successes and failures.

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Opening of Liberty’s Ice Pavilion means your weekend just got cooler

Liberty’s Ice Pavilion will be returning to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area this Friday! But don’t fret if you can’t make it just yet: the rink’ll be open well into February. Whether you want to take to the ice with your loved one or little ones, it seems like it’ll be a pretty reasonable outing. The Daily Press says tickets start at 10 smackaroos, and rentals cost just more than $4.

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Here’s why you’re not living the life you want

If you’re wondering why you’re not living the life you want or not working in the position that you would like, the blog Irresistible Icing has a few pointers on your mentality that you should consider. Not nailing down a goal, fearing change, worrying about all the haters are just the few things that could be keeping you from that oh-so elusive thing we call happiness. Here’s how to get out of that funk, per Irresistible Icing.

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Tips for debt-free living

Living a debt-free life may seem impossible, but 13 News Now has some tips on how to stay away from debt. Have a realistic budget, and remember to automate monthly payments. Be restrictive with your debt, and look for every penny that you possibly can. Surprise cash should be used to handle necessities. Know how to negotiate, and learn to tackle the debt avalanche.

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