By comparison, making a purchase on your debit card seems like a boring, ineffective way to spend your money. But debit cards still have their place in the modern consumer’s wallet – and they can sometimes be a better alternative to paying with a credit card. Here’s a little refresher on the basic ways credit cards differ from debit cards.
It’s important to do everything we can to go green and save money, especially during the holidays. Luckily, you don’t have to give in to conventional gift wrapping! You can use a variety of things in your home and special eco-friendly products to reduce your environmental impact this year.
While shopping online certainly saves valuable time, it’s not always safe. According to LifeLock, a leader in identity theft protection, 11.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft last year, with a large percentage of cases taking place online. Luckily, there are apps that can help prevent identity theft. With the holiday season in full swing, check out some of these apps to make sure your transactions are safe and secure.
It’s time to face facts. It is now December. It is going to snow. And you need to be prepared to dig your way out of whatever icy mayhem this winter offers. Sure, you can toil away in the elements with a shovel, or you can upgrade to a snow blower and handle feet upon feet of snow with ease. This helpful guide will have you tossing snow like a pro in no time.
If you’re like me, you hate the idea of paying full price for anything. In fact, even getting just a good deal isn’t good enough – I want the best deal, and nothing grinds my gears more than feeling like I’ve overpaid. Take a look at the three no-fail tips in this article and get ready to kiss your full-price days goodbye!
With Black Friday approaching in the midst of holiday shopping, many are still choosing between an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4. Which one is best for you? Read our breakdown of the two new consoles to spare some cash around the holidays.
You don’t have to accept the stresses that come along with holiday shopping. This year, avoid that stress while still making your child happy as a clam on Christmas morning by putting these shopping tips to use!
Whether you’re already full of Christmas cheer and singing loud for all to hear, or if you prefer everything in due time, the fact is that Christmas is right around the corner. The time to start shopping, or at least planning your Christmas list, is here, and the Zing Blog is ready to help you out with a list of 2013’s best Christmas gifts.
Some Michiganders aren’t impressed after three giant retailers announced that for the first time, they would open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day to stay competitive during tough economic times.
Yankee Swap, Secret Santa, Grab Bag, White Elephant – whatever you call it, there’s a good chance that you’ll be a part of a gift exchange this holiday season. White elephant gifts are usually something inexpensive – humorous tchotchkes that you most likely won’t be jealous giving to someone else. So whether it’s for your office Christmas party or a family holiday gathering, here are a few white elephant gift ideas ranging from off-the-wall to practical.