Budgeting

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Do you ever find yourself comparing what you have to what others have? Do you ever measure your financial health...

Surviving Your Child’s College Selection Experience

It’s early; around 5:30 a.m., September 25th. I am in the car with my husband and 17 year old daughter,...

How to Create a Successful Budget and Stick to it

Budgeting is like dieting. Instead of putting limits on the kind or amount of food you eat, you restrict what...

7 Financial Pitfalls to Avoid

I’ve made plenty of financial mistakes in my life. In fact, I’m still trying to correct several of them. I’m...

First-Time Home Buying: A Guide to the Beginning

No matter what stage of life you’re in, buying a house is one of the biggest financial commitments you will...

Entertaining Your Kids for the Summer on a Budget (Part 2)

Last week we talked about activities to keep the kids entertained during the summer on a shoestring budget. Here are...

10 things every 20-something should know about saving

Being in your 20’s can sometimes feel like you’re walking around a busy and unfamiliar street while blindfolded with your...

How to entertain your kids for the summer on a shoestring budget

School is out (or almost out) and it doesn’t take long to hear the dreaded statement that comes from every...

Tips for Up-cycling Plastic Containers

Here are a few ways to recycle your used items to help protect the environment while saving money on entertaining...

Building Credit as a Young Adult

Building Credit as a Young Adult

Credit. You’ve probably heard the word and know what it means, but do you understand how important it is? You...

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