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. […]
Are you faced with mail and paperwork piling up on the table and you don’t know where to begin? Once the stack grows, it seems like a daunting task. With a process of sorting the mail and paperwork, it can be managed.
Do you feel like you are limping from pay check to pay check? We’ve all been there. These 5 steps will get you to managing your money to know where every dollar is spent how you want it to be, including fun items. Without budgeting, you can make more money then you did years ago and […]
While it is great living with all of the modern conveniences of cell phones, televisions, and various game electronics, have we missed the simpler life that our grandparents had? We don’t have to have one or the other. We can set up a day or night where we have family time and no electronics. You […]
Do you spend more time when you get home from work trying to figure out what to cook only to find out you don’t have all the ingredients or nothing is defrosted? Check to see how much time is wasted on this the next few nights. This step by step meal planning for beginners will […]
We’ve all been there, trying to be Super Women. When we get home from work, there is homework to do with the kids, dinner to get started, three loads of laundry to wash and fold, and the dog needs to go outside. Oh, and we did not mention, you are exhausted from your day too, […]
Looking for some quick cash to get you to the end of the month, for a birthday party, or for Christmas shopping? We’ve all been there saying I need money before my next paycheck. Below is a list of some items to help you find it right now.