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10 Best Things To Buy In January


You probably don’t want to spend another cent after the holidays are over. But there are a few things that you deals you can catch in January that are even better than Black Friday and Christmas deals! Some of these deals can prevent you from paying a lot more money for the same items down the line. Here are the best ones to check out: Christmas Decorations. Once the holiday season has en...


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Preparing For Tax Season


As soon as the holiday season is over, tax season begins. While some might find this time stressful, others might view it as a welcome opportunity to bring in some extra funds. Whatever your feelings, it’s important to go into the season organized and prepared. There are quite a few items to get in order before you file your return. If you’re not quite sure of what you will need for yo...


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Simple Tips To Lower Your Energy Bill This Winter


Winter weather means a major hike in energy costs for most. There are steps you can take to make keeping warm less expensive, though. Below are nine easy, free ways to cut your energy bill expenses. Bundle Up Wear a sweater, socks, and/or slippers inside so that you can turn your thermostat down to the lowest comfortable temperature. Unplug When electronics aren’t in use,...


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AHR Buys Beds For Two Members and Their Families!


For most, beds are a home essential but for others it is a luxury they can’t afford. This was the case for two AHR members, Zeneta and Yasmin. Zeneta and her grandchildren had been sleeping on chairs. After she found us while searching the internet for help, she contacted us and explained that she needed beds for her two young grandchildren. Yasmin also contacted us in need of beds for her a...


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Inexpensive New Year's Eve Ideas


There are many ways to ring in the new year, but a lot of them can be pretty pricey. However, there are some great inexpensive options as well. Whether you want to spend New Year’s Eve by yourself, with your loved, or with lots of people, there is something for you. If you’re having a hard time figuring something out for New Year’s Eve, consider these ideas: Attend Free Partie...


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How I Decorated My Home With Items From The Dollar Store For Less Than $20


Like some, I didn’t want to spend a ton of money on Christmas decorations this year. It’s not that I’m not in the Christmas spirit, because I certainly am, but I would rather save the money to get each member of my family something special. Extravagant decorations would be lovely but is nothing compared to providing my family with a token of my love and appreciation.   As ...


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Holiday Travel On A Budget


You can visit your friends and family for the holidays without breaking the bank. Although it takes a bit of extra effort and patience, it’s possible to save a major amount of money on your travels.    The first major way to save money is to book flights and hotels as early as possible. Many travel experts say that the best time to book is 55 days in advance for holiday travellin...


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Denver Day Works


Denver, Colorado has introduced a new program called Denver Day Works that will offer the homeless day shifts with pay starting at $12.59. This program will offer jobs for a full year, November 2016 to October 2017, and include jobs such as planting trees or plowing snow. Laborers without identification may also participate by making special arrangements.   The program hopes to get at least...


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What Exactly Is Low Income?


Many assistance programs and charities state that they are for low income families and individuals, few people know what ‘low income’ actually means. As it turns out, there is no single answer to this question. Each county sets their income guidelines based on the median income in the area and they change every year.   Extremely low income means that your yearly income is 30% of...


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Top Three Cheap And Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes


Thanksgiving gives us all an opportunity to reflect on everything we are grateful for. We also get to spend quality time with our families and, of course, eat delicious food. The great thing about all that food is that there are always leftovers. You could have a few days worth of meals just from your Thanksgiving leftovers. But eating the same thing over and over again can get really boring reall...


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