Save Money by Stocking Up on School Supplies Now

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on Jun 8, 2016 6:00:00 AM

School is almost out for summer, which means the kiddos will be returning home and enjoying some much-needed relaxation. For budget-conscious families, now is the perfect opportunity to purchase all of your child’s school supplies for the coming year. There are a lot of ways that you can save money on school supplies, and by beating the rush, you can enjoy even greater savings.

Read More

Topics: Education and School

Nominate a Special Teacher for a Chance to Win a $2,000 Shopping Spree!

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on Jun 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

It's important to the DollarDays team to support teachers, and we need your help so we can give away eighteen shopping sprees to some special teachers this month. If you could take a minute to nominate a teacher in our Facebook Sweepstakes, we would be very appreciative (and so will they!). 

Read More

Topics: Giveaways

Announcing the May Backpack Give-A-Way Nonprofit Winners!

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on Jun 6, 2016 4:24:52 PM

In May we ran a contest asking you to nominate nonprofits that provide support and services to children and schools, so that we could award thirteen nonprofits with backpacks. It is important to the DollarDays family to support nonprofits every day and we thank the hundreds of wonderful people who nominated hundreds of nonprofits in our May contest! It is our honor to donate backpacks to support their causes.

Read More

Topics: Giveaways

5 Red Flags Signaling the Need for a New Wholesale Supplier

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on Jun 6, 2016 10:47:51 AM

Every business owner knows the importance of a quality supplier. The supplier forms the very foundation of the business, providing you with a vast selection of quality merchandise, partially determining your profit margin, and ensuring your shelves are always stocked. With the wrong supplier, your business will suffer, and keeping your doors open will feel like a perpetual challenge. Here are some signs that your wholesale supplier isn’t a good fit.

Read More

Topics: Small Business

4 Summer Income Tips for Busy College Students

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on Jun 3, 2016 6:00:00 AM

The life of a college student is unbearably hectic. It’s generally recommended that a student spend two to three hours studying for every one hour in class. For a student going to school 15 hours per week, that’s 30 to 45 hours of study time! College is a full-time job in itself, but that doesn’t negate the need for college students to have additional sources of income.

Read More

Topics: Small Business

Is Your Profit Margin Struggling? 6 Small Business Tips to Keep Overhead Low

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on Jun 1, 2016 6:00:00 AM

When operating a small business, the greatest drivers of success are healthy profit margins and loyal customers. No matter how many customers you drive to your store, if you aren’t creating excellent profit margins, your return on investment will struggle. There are a variety of factors that impact a profit margin, and you can increase your profit margin without increasing the cost of your products.

Read More

Topics: Small Business

Shop Early for Father’s Day and Access Great Savings

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on May 31, 2016 6:00:00 AM


Father’s Day is on June 19th and provides an opportunity for children and partners to express their gratitude for their loving and dedicated fathers. Father’s Day can be traced back to 1909, when a woman by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd was listening to a sermon about Mother’s Day. She decided she wanted to create a day dedicated to the fathers of the world, and so she petitioned for the holiday to be recognized in her city. It has since evolved into a nationally recognized day, with children across the U.S. eager to express their gratitude and fondness to the men who raised them.

Read More

Topics: Family

Memorial Day Party Planning on a Budget

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on May 27, 2016 6:00:00 AM

The United States has been recognizing Memorial Day since May of 1966. Established by former president Lyndon B. Johnson, and initially called Decoration Day, it’s an annual occasion dedicated to remembering our nation’s finest troops who dedicated and lost their lives fighting for our country. Here are some ideas to help you throw a great Memorial Day celebration, while remaining within your budget.

Read More

Topics: Financial

Expert Budgeting Advice for Struggling Millennials

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on May 25, 2016 6:00:00 AM

The millennial generation is financially struggling much more so than the generation preceding them. About 40 percent of all unemployed Americans are millennials, and about 36 percent of millennials are still living with their parents. While the economy is improving nationwide, millennials are still experiencing the brunt of financial difficulties. For those seeking to get their own place, save up for a home, and create a stable financial future, learning to budget your spending is critical. Here are some tips to help millennials create and build a savings, while still living comfortably.

Read More

Topics: Financial

6 Painless Penny-Pinching Ways to Make Your Money Go Further

Posted by Brittany Engelmann on May 23, 2016 6:00:00 AM

The term ‘penny-pinching’ often evokes an internal cringe. It paints this picture of struggling to get by, of living so frugally you forget to have fun. However, there are some painless ways to pinch pennies and stretch your budget further, while still enjoying the same quality of life. Here are some creative ideas to save more money, without cramping your style in the process.

Read More

Topics: Financial