The Paisano

New Semester Planning

December 10, 2014

It’s never too early to start planning for next semester (Well, maybe you can begin after finals are over.) Planning on what books and supplies you’ll need for next semester, as opposed to buying everything at the last minute, can save some money. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when plann...

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...

​Couponing

October 6, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I talked about how making the choice to eat at home rather than eating out could save you money. This week, I’m going to talk about one way to save even more money by eating at home couponing. You’ve probably seen it before - TV shows featuring people spending hours ...

Eating Out vs. Dining In

September 22, 2014

In today’s society, we are busy. We’re running from place to place and can’t seem to slow down. When we do manage to slow down to eat, fast-food seems so appealing: we don’t have to cook, we don’t have to wash dishes, and the food is generally tasty. However, in addition to our physical ...

Stepping Towards Savings

September 15, 2014

In the quest to get healthy, many people have turned to fitness trackers to monitor their activity levels throughout the day and provide motivation to make better choices. With the wide variety of options available, it can be difficult to determine what exactly you’re looking for. Many fitness...