The Real History of Columbus Day

On Friday, Donald Trump issued a proclamation declaring that today, the nation would celebrate Columbus Day—a pretty standard move for a president. But he also took the opportunity to unleash a screed against those who, in recent years, have advocated that we shift the focus of this annual holiday from honoring the… Read more…

How to Trick-or-Treat Inside Your Home

Each month of parenting during a pandemic brings with it a slew of questions parents never thought they’d have to ask themselves. Will my kid actually meet his teacher in person this year? They’ll take their masks off for school pictures, right? And now, of course, there’s, Can my kids even go trick-or-treating? Should Read more…

Save Money With a No-Spend Day Challenge

For many Americans, a no-spend day isn’t an exercise in budgeting during the pandemic—it’s a daily reality. But others splurge in what has been dubbed “spendemic” retail therapy, as evidenced by the recent rise in loans for discretionary items, according to the loan comparison site Credible. If your spending feels… Read more…