Pathways Blog Archives

Aug
8

6 Tips for Managing Back-to-School Stress

  As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there are a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike—from difficult homework to a stricter bedtime. Denise Pope, a senior lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education and co-author of Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy,…

Read More »
Aug
1

Save on Your Vacation Lodgings

  Vacations are meant to give you some much needed rest and relaxation. Since lodging expenses can eat up a huge chunk of your vacation savings, you’ll want to make sure you find the best prices for them. Here are a few websites to help you find the best deals on lodgings. If you’re strictly…

Read More »
Jul
25

Summer Savings

  How to stay on budget and keep costs low during the summer Summer is here and that means increased expenses. As a study from LendEDU pointed out, Americans spend an average of $2,229 in the summer, making it the second-most expensive season (winter is in the lead, with a $2,314 average spend). Looking to cut back…

Read More »
Jul
25

Summer Slim Down

  Some ideas on budget-friendly summer fun Now that summer has arrived, chances are you’re considering all the entertainment options laid out before you. While spending a week on a remote island might be ideal, it’s not exactly budget-friendly. Here are some more affordable summer-fun options. Park Party Many local parks host free or affordable…

Read More »