“There’s security in bricks and mortar,” my Dad said to me when I was buying my first house, many years ago, and the phrase is still as true today. As was pointed out to me, if you rent forever the place is never your own, and the owner of the property continues to be paid, however the money on a mortgage will decline, and… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on January 25, 2017 at 12:41pm —
Ever since the economic downfall of 2008, a lot of people have become much more attentive to how they manage their finances. And a very important part in doing this is making sure that your banking services provider is perfect for your needs – regardless of whether you choose to settle for a credit union or for a bank.
But what would make you want to have credit union membership instead of simply being the client of a bank in your area? What are the credit unions benefits you… Continue
Added by Violette Monahan on October 29, 2015 at 9:05am —
I used to make a lot of money, though I didn't realize it at the time. That 20/20 hindsight can really burn some days. I was doing really well for myself and for my family financially, but I wasn't happy. I wasn't in love with my job anymore, and I tried to compensate by spending the money I was making. Writing at Starbucks, yoga, the gym, spas, masks, and spoiling my family. When we found out we were expecting another little one, I decided I needed to make a change. I know…
Added by bobbi keener on October 27, 2014 at 9:30pm —
This April I am participating in the "A to Z" Challenge! This means that each day except Sunday I will be posting articles using the letters A to Z. It should be lots of fun. The letter of the day is: A. The word of the day is action!
It is magnificent to take action to improve the financial health of your business. Everyone has heard stories about celebrities, athletes or trust fund babies who have lost millions of dollars due to their inability to have a clear understanding of… Continue
Added by Janeane Davis on April 15, 2013 at 2:08pm —
My twenty over paid posts are finally published! After more than a week doing all the "writing" and advertising for some keywords, I can now breathe a sigh of relief.... You know, humans like me are funny.. When I didn't get any paid posts to write about, I feel kind of feeling empty... you know, no money rolling in... something is… Continue
Added by Reanaclaire on May 1, 2012 at 11:06am —
Infinite Exposure - Guest Review by Matthew Morrison
Roland Hughes creates an intriguing jambalaya with his latest offering: Infinite Exposure. He mixes the raw carnage of high finance… Continue
Added by Martha A. Cheves on September 21, 2011 at 5:44pm —
Added by Chasity Munn on April 29, 2011 at 11:01am —
This is a tough question... On one hand it may be a bit confusing to tie allowance directly to chores because we should be teaching our kids to help around the house when its needed, not just when it is part of their "to do" chores. Also, it can be very easy for parents to lose track of the chores that have actually been completed. A… Continue
Added by Kristy Canton on January 4, 2011 at 3:23pm —
"Tengo un gato en mis pantalones.... You really need to learn to speak Spanish so we can talk around the kids without them knowing what we're saying." Words actually spoken by my best friend this morning.
But, wait. This is Tucson. My kids
may not be able to understand what's going on if we speak Spanish, but everyone else's kids around us will. And, I don't think something's quite right. Did you just teach me to say "I have a cat in my pants"?
Added by Morgan M on November 2, 2010 at 6:34pm —
This weekend I had the tedious chore of reconciling our latest credit card bill. Usually it’s pretty easy but this month I noticed a charge from an Internet company that wasn’t familiar. In fact, the charge description only provided an 866 phone number. So being due diligent, I called the number. Low and behold, it was a “store front” billing company and it was unable to let me know the… Continue
Added by Megan Rebelo on October 18, 2010 at 1:15pm —
When I was in my late teens and early twenties, I’d easily spend $300 on a Coco Chanel wallet or Tiffany card case. And that evening, it was nothing to drop another hundred on dinner with friends. Sears, Kmart, Target and “the Walmart” were definitely off my shopping radar. After all, only poor people shopped those places.
When I look back at all the…
Added by Nikola Hartmann on September 14, 2010 at 12:35pm —
Added by Briana Ford on August 24, 2010 at 2:54pm —
With the holidays right around the corner, I as well as many others have thought about what, who, when and where our dollars and cents will be going to. So with that in mind, I wanted to share some helpful personal finance tips that may give you an AHA! moment and get you on track to financial freedom.
Keep in mind; I by no means am a financial expert. I am just an average woman, wife and mother enduring the some of the same financial conflicts… Continue
Added by Jessie Nuez on November 22, 2009 at 2:30pm —
Very happy to be posting here after following on Twitter for quite some time!
I'm looking for comments and input from other Mom's on how you are saving money and cutting costs
in the household budgets.
I'd love to exchange links with other Mom Bloggers out there too!
Added by Sylvia Marino on October 25, 2008 at 9:22pm —
Categories: Cool Tips
Moms and dads always want to produce smart children. In the article “12 Ways to Make Your Kids Financially Savvy,” the Wall Street Journal assists with that chore by teaching families how to deal with dollars. Making tykes choose between a treat or a dollar and telling family stories related to monetary issues are just a few ways the piece guides eager parents. “What I am striving to do is set expectations,” notes author Jonathan Clemens. His teenagers were… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on October 7, 2008 at 9:36am —