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17 Mar: 9 Creative Senior Class Fundraising Ideas

Senior year is the time to get nostalgic. A new life is about to start and anxiety hits in. It’s even more stressful when your class decides to buy a senior gift for your school. We know that this is expensive, and that parents won’t be happy if they have to pay for it themselves. It doesn’t matter if the gift is a monument, a new water fountain, a new school sign, or even a big donation to a charity — money shouldn’t be the problem.  We also know that sometimes the money for your senior class is for something…

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11 Mar: How Much Money to Take to Australia on a Working Holiday Visa

Where the Pacific and Indian Oceans unite, in the land down under brimming with cosmopolitan cities and unparalleled biodiversity alike, Australia is full of so many unexpected delights. Oh, and the stunning sights! From activities off the coast, to eateries the most seasoned foodies will love the most, there are endless reasons to backpack in Australia. Australian has long been a popular destination for expats interested in working while away, which leads many of them to ask — how much money would I need to travel Australia for a year? The majority of folks that head to Australia do so…

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04 Mar: 9 Most Affordable Cities in Canada For Living and Travel

Canada finds itself within the top spots on all sorts of rankings; “the fifth most expensive country in the world”, “one of the most-loved countries in the world”, as well as offering some of the top universities around the globe and the highest life expectancy rate. In other words, Canada is the dream country for a lot of people and for a lot of good reasons: bacon, maple syrup, breathtaking natural scenery, over-the-top-politeness, hockey, and great healthcare. But if you want to move there, you’re probably looking for the most affordable cities in Canada, eh? While you won’t find the…

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25 Feb: Your Guide to the Best Food to Have at a Fundraiser

Nothing brings the people running like a tasty treat! So, if you’re planning on hosting a fundraiser, you need to know how to satisfy your guests — sweet tooth and savory tooth alike! Unless you’re a trained chef or professional cook, this might sound intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. We have some practical tips on the best food to have at a fundraiser, fundraiser dinner ideas, and even suggestions for some easy food to sell and make money as your guests are supporting you from the comfort of their own home. As you plan, remember that the two biggest…

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18 Feb: How to Raise Money to Hike the Appalachian Trail

There is something magical about the mountains: the snowy peaks, wooded trails, the solitude, the whisper of trees and bird songs all around you. If you’re an avid hiker, the mountains feel like home, and every trail is a rush of adrenaline. It’s no secret that the Appalachian Trail is an adventure at the top of every hiker’s bucket list. The 2,100 mile trail from Springer Mountain, Georgia, to Mount Katahdin, Maine, takes you through 14 states of gorgeous wilderness. The six month journey on the AT requires not only physical and mental stamina, but financial stamina in order to…