Most everyone now uses credit/debit cards for most purchases and they are susceptible to theft (it's happened to me!) New cards will have chips in them and some interesting changes are coming you should be aware of:
Right now we're hosting an online auction where you can get tons of really cool stuff from local businesses for half off -- sometimes even two-thirds off. I've got my eye on about 8 or 9 gift certificates from 7 establishments offering food and beer for half off or more.
The month of August is generally the time when most parents start the cumbersome task of back to school shopping. I think it is the perfect opportunity to teach kids about money and specifically budgeting money.
Amazon.com defnitely caught my attention when they announced "Prime Day." It's a 24 online shopping bonanza with more deals than Black Friday. It's July 15. I'm seriously considering getting my holiday shopping done early this year.
Men are always worried about their "Man Card," but the truth is they all get in touch with their feminine side sometimes. Right now I'm going to call out some of the most "girly" things I know, and you know, men do but won't admit.