The Paisano

Holiday Buying

November 17, 2014

With the holidays quickly approaching, you may find yourself strapped for cash with a long list of gifts you need to buy. Thinking a little creatively will help you scratch each item off the list without going into debt. Get a seasonal job If you have the time and desire, picking up a seasonal ...

Why you should shop early for the holidays

November 3, 2014

Some may argue that it’s too early to start thinking about the holidays, but I disagree. Planning what gifts you need to buy will save you money and lessen the stress of facing last minute mall crowds. Black Friday: Many stores offer sales after Thanksgiving, and although Black Friday can be hec...

Reuse, refresh, repurpose

October 13, 2014

I’ve never been a huge fan of consignment shops. The thought of wearing other people’s clothes or using items other people have used always seemed weird. After desperately needing new jeans for work, I decided to stop by a secondhand clothing store and look for jeans I could wear and not fe...