Month: December 2010

Giveaway Alert: Beauty.com Gift Pack a $50 Value

Another Christmas has come and gone and we hope that yours was a joyous occasion. We enter another week of holiday giveaways and congratulations must be given to Laurin Hodge, who signed up for our newsletter and received a Gaiam yoga mat. You have seven days to claim your prize and an email has been sent to confirm your address. Please contact us if you have not received it.

This week we have a very special giveaway from our friends

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Giveaway Alert: Gaiam Yoga Mat

One of the top new years resolutions each year is better money management and DJKree 5, winner of last weeks holiday giveaway, will be well on his way to learning how to do so with his prize, “I Will Teach You To Be Rich,” by Ramit Sethi.

We continue our holiday giveaway season with another prize to aide your resolution of self improvement: a Gaiam yoga mat. Statistics show that only 46% of new years resolutions are maintained after six months and we hope that by seeing this yoga mat around your house you will be motivated to use it.

To enter to win, comment on this post or register for our site if you haven’t already done so. Only new registrants between today and December 27th

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Women: Build Social Status in 7 Simple Steps

In America, social status is synonymous with money. The clothes you wear, the car you drive and even the job you have help form your perceived social status. Perhaps you’ve heard the urban legend about the bum collecting coins from pedestrians, but has a mansion in Beverly Hills. Because the bum is seen in a submissive state, begging for money, people immediately assume that the bum is lower class. Anyone who understands the power of perception can use it to their advantage and increase their social status without having more money.

1. Upgrade your footwear

Dating expert Jeremy Hamburgh once said, “When women dress stylishly for a
 situation, they feel bulletproof.”

To feel bulletproof is to have high self-esteem, and high self-esteem can be synonymous with financial security and an elevated social status. Other people notice the positive energy surrounding confident women, and your peers will feed off that energy when in your company.

You don’t have to break the bank when dressing stylishly. Start with a stylish pair of boots. Many boot styles are multi-seasonal and one good pair will

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Fabulous & Frugal: Stretch Your Holiday Party Budget

Use What You’ve Got in More Ways than One

Throwing a festive holiday get together can become a pricey endeavor if you’re not careful. The cost of all the food, drinks and decorations can really sock a punch to your holiday budget. But don’t worry – there is NO reason why you can’t have a fabulous bash without spending a fortune. Stretch your party budget to the max by getting resourceful and creating the ultimate Fab & Fru party experience for both you and your guests!

Use What You’ve Got!

The key to decorating is to MULTI TASK every element of your party. From edible decor to transforming everyday items that you already have at home into decorations, you can get the party started WITHOUT spending a bundle!

Wrap Your Table Like a Present

If you have wrapping paper remnants lying around, don’t let them go to waste! Use them to design a festive table cloth instead. Just create a runner with a longer piece of wrapping paper, and then use the smaller pieces and scraps to create a unique collage of different colors, patterns, metallics, trees, Santas, or whatever combination you fancy. Use ribbon and tape a bow to the front of the table to really put the finishing touch on your gifty design!

Create an Edible Decor Dessert Bar

Instead of having a savory cocktail party with tons of pricey hors d’ouvres, theme your celebration around dessert instead. And the good news is- there’s no

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Giveaway Alert: “I Will Teach You To Be Rich”

‘Tis the season to win free stuff! We enter our third week of holiday giveaways, and before revealing the prize, we must first congratulate SoftPortaver, one of the latest people to sign up for our free newsletter and winner of a Stanley 12 foot tape rule. An email has been sent for you to claim your prize.

To enter this weeks giveaway, sign up for our newsletter or simply comment on this post. Review our contest rules and be sure to give your correct email address so we may contact you if you win.

There’s less than three weeks left until the new year and according to a study by Proactive Change, between 40 – 45% of American adults will make a New Years resolution. Along with

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Week On the Web: Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookie Recipes – By 101cookbooks.com

Check out these creative cookie recipes for some great tips on how to bring some Christmas cheer into the family kitchen this holiday season.  Making your own treats not only can save you money, but should also make a great impression on anyone you share them with.

Nine Traits of the Middle-Class Millionaire – By mymoneyblog.com

Not many millionaires blindly stumble upon their wealth.  This article features nine traits that many ambitious people incorporate into their lives to help them reach that higher level of prosperity.

Gas and Money Saving Tips 1-10 – By Jessie on thepennysaved.com

10 useful tips for helping a gas guzzling beginner save some cash at the gas tank by providing methods to help change both their driving habits and vehicle maintenance routine.

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Top 6 Money Making Moves To Be Considered In 2011

How much money does an average American family make in a year? The answer to this most important question serves as a key in measuring the state of our present economy. According to a recent survey, the average American household income is $47,327. Those families that have dual earners make $68,349 a year. Meanwhile, the media delivers conflicting news. One report states that the recession is over, yet there is a dwindling economic lethargy that is still continuing in the U. S. With almost 14.9 million Americans unemployed, more and more people are trying to make money in order to tackle their dire financial straits.

American Internet usage is increasing, and the Internet has become a widespread platform for making money. Be aware and stay clear of scam companies. Instead, do what many successful Americans do to earn money and boost their savings when going through adverse financial circumstances.

1. Start a part time business from home:
You don’t have to invest

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