If you’re not feeling at peace with your finances, now is the time to start working towards it. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) is a great way to start your journey. It is a class one night a week for nine weeks. FPU is a game changer and will help those struggling with finances, get on track. You are not alone in struggling to learn how to manage your finances.
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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.
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Holidays are a time when family and friends get together. All the extra activities and meals that goes along with that can break the budget. Discover these money saving tips of how to entertain and feed everyone.
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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 activities to bring that excitement and memorable holidays back.
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If money is tight and you are looking for a way to reduce expenses but still have fun, these two gift 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 people, these games can limit the gifts given, but still be fun and memorable.
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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, so take advantage of every opportunity to let others know how thankful you are for them.
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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 gone or we’ve forgotten how good the food was at the restaurant. By switching to a cash system for certain items, the possibilities to save more increases.
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Who does not LOVE relaxation? Here are great gift ideas to do just that…..relax!
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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.
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