How to have a debt-free holiday season

Christy Bieber •
The Motley Fool
Celebration and presents

With the holiday season approaching quickly, Americans are coming together to share a common tradition: worrying about having enough cash to get through the festive season.  More than 6 in 10 Americans report feeling at least some stress during the holidays, and finances are the No. 1 cause across all age groups. Sadly, concerns about holiday


How to have a happy Valentine’s Day for less

CFP®, Blue Ocean Global Wealth, Marguerita M. Cheng, and CEO •

Love may be priceless, but Valentine’s Day isn’t. Americans will spend $18.2 billion celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, predicts the National Retail Federation. That’s an average of $136.57 a person. An estimated $4.3 billion will be spent on jewelry, $3.8 billion on a night out, $2 billion on flowers and $1 billion on greeting cards.