When was the last time you visited with family, friends, and others you care about the most? Do you have traditions to keep your family connected? We always hear that tomorrow is not promised, but it could not be truer now.
Want to celebrate Halloween twice this year? Have a party where everyone can dress up in their favorite costumes with games to play and plenty of food! Our family joke is how much a glass of Dr. Pepper at a restaurant cost when we eat out. Well yes, we do have to pay the same […]
Do you ever look in your closet full of clothes and feel like you don’t have anything to wear? Maybe the clothes don’t fit anymore or you’re tired of wearing them. It is time to clean out and organize the closet when this happens.
Are you ready for retirement? While many people are dreaming of what retirement life looks like, most people are not financially prepared. While I’m not sure what other countries have; in the United States, some companies offer 401K plans to help plan financially with a retirement savings plan.
How is it possible that my toddler is in her senior year now? With parenting, there are so many things to do to keep the family running smoothly. We’re suddenly writing a check for their graduation ring. Prior to kids, I had it all mapped out in my mind that I was going to teach […]
Vacation time is such an exciting time, but we all know it does not just happen without a lot of planning. Planning involves knowing how much money is available to allocate to it. It also includes researching destinations, deciding the time of year, and many other things.
Too often, I see people take care of everyone else around them but forget to take some time for themself. I fall into this category too at times. Many feel selfish by taking time for themselves. I guess it is because we try to do it for everyone else. But we should not feel guilty […]
Need money to pay for medical deductibles and co-pays? Want to save money while paying for this too? Ask your Human Resource department at your work to see if they offer Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA). There are two separate FSA: 1) medical expenses and 2) dependent care. We are going to look at the one […]
“Mom, she took my toy away and I had it first!” “No fair, he got to watch what he wanted on TV yesterday. It is my turn now.” Are these familiar sayings in your family? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Sibling rivalry is common in families. Learn what the advantages of these disagreements are and how […]
Do you feel like you are in the same place (or two steps back) in your life today as you were last year? I have felt that way so many times. New Year resolutions were made and followed. Well, I followed them for a few weeks at least and then stopped. I lost my focus. […]