If you had a 5-minute notice to evacuate your house, are you prepared? What would you run to gather first? Emergencies happen all the time. We’ve heard of those who need to evacuate due to a fire, flood, hurricane, or other things. Get prepared by having a checklist and an emergency kit ready.
Holidays are a time when family and friends get together. All the extra activities and meals that go along with that can break the budget. Discover these money-saving tips on how to entertain and feed everyone.
Are you celebrating Christmas this year with no little ones or just a few? As family members get older, at times the excitement of the holiday gatherings can fizzle out. Try these family Christmas games and activities to bring that excitement and memorable holidays back.
If money is tight and you are looking for a way to reduce expenses but still have fun, these two Christmas party games are for you. You’ll learn more about others while playing the game. There is the White Elephant Exchange and the Christmas Gift Exchange. Instead of buying gifts for a long list of […]
Do you take for granted that your loved ones will always be there tomorrow, the next day, and so on? Even after a few life-changing events in life, I still find myself falling back into this trap. Tomorrow is not promised for anyone. Life changes too quickly. Being grateful for others involves more than just […]
Handing your credit card over to the store clerk and just charging it is quick and easy. There’s no waiting and you get that new item right then and there. THEN, the BILL arrives at home in the mail. That is when it is not fun anymore. The newness of the item we bought is […]
Have you wondered how to organize medical bills? This is a 5 step organization system to reduce the stress of what is paid and needs to be paid. If you’re not feeling up to it, ask a loved one for assistance.
Feeling torn between work, house, kids, spouse, and other hats you wear? Discover ways to reduce those guilt feelings that we bring on ourselves. You cannot be everything to all people. There must be a balance and a delicate juggle of the hats you wear.
Your kids as young as kindergarten are ready for finance. Well, they may not be ready to figure the present value of a lease agreement or do a budget right now, but you’d be surprised by what they can do.
Bowling is still a popular event, but who is going to pay for the game? If the kids are out with friends bowling, what time do they need to be home? Establishing rules for family can be difficult. Generally, the first response is that you are restricting them by pulling some of their decision-making away. It sounds […]