Things About Thanksgiving That Aren’t True

It’s one of American history’s most familiar scenes: A small group of Pilgrims prepares a huge November feast to give thanks for a bountiful harvest and show their appreciation to the Native Americans who helped them survive their first winter. Together, the Pilgrims and Native Americans solemnly sit down to a meal of turkey, pumpkin…

What to Buy (and Skip) in November

Put on your game face, as Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday bring the deals. COURTNEY JESPERSEN OCTOBER 27, 2017 November brings forth a cornucopia of sales: Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But that’s just the beginning of what this deal-driven month will produce. Here are the categories from which you should be buying…

10 Money Hacks for First-Time Parents

<<Start with a Sunmark Youth Savings Account>> As a first-time parent, you’ve probably been warned about sleepless nights, feeding struggles and the persistent fear that you have no idea what you’re doing. But did anyone mention the temptation to buy a $30 Thanksgiving onesie that your baby would wear for about five hours? It’s easy…

HOW TO BURN-OFF HALLOWEEN TREATS

  Often, it’s all too tempting to devour the huge stash of Halloween candy your kids got while trick-or-treating. Unfortunately, those calories can add up fast. Thankfully, the Sunmark 360 has a helpful guide to your yearly quandary. The chart details exactly how many jumping jacks you need to do to burn-off popular Halloween candies. When…

MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN CANDY BY DECADE

  Halloween is just around corner and it’s time to start stocking up on candy for trick-or-treaters. While trick-or-treating has been around since the 1920s, candy trends have changed over the years. 3 Musketeers bars were all the rage in 1930s while ’90s kids will remember AirHeads and Baby Bottle Pops piling up in their…

How to Buy a Car With Your Partner

With a vehicle, you and your partner can live out car commercial fantasies as you zig and zag on scenic switchbacks. But, just as every car ad ends with the financing information, you’re not going to live out that fantasy until you talk money, too. Before buying a car with your significant other, align on…