Budgeting

Creating a Budget for Your Family

It’s always the right time to create a saving and spending plan (aka a budget). It’s also a good idea to revisit that plan annually or when a major shift occurs in your income or expenses.

Posted on October 27, 2020

Put an Inexpensive Bow on the Holidays

Although November 27th is the traditional kick off of the holiday season, decorations of all kinds are already flooding the retail stores and advertisers are working hard to put us in the “spending mood” earlier and earlier every year. This creates an opportunity to make a spending plan that will get us through the season and help keep it meaningful.

Posted on December 23, 2016

A Simple, Meaningful Father's Day

Father's Day is a day that people come together and honor the important father figures in their lives. This year, plan a celebration that is meaningful and leaves memories that last a lifetime.

Posted on May 11, 2020

5 Free Vacations You Can Take in 2020 Without Leaving Your Home

Here are some great options for things to keep you entertained while you are at home during this pandemic or if you are looking for inexpensive fun to have over the coming summer.

Posted on April 17, 2020

Mortgage, Credit, Debts and COVID-19 - Protect Your Finances

Many creditors are offering ways to avoid making payments during the COVID-19 pandemic, but is that the best for your finances? There are options for staying on top of bills during this time and avoid jeopardizing your future.

Posted on April 15, 2020

Five Financial Steps to Take Right Now to Protect Your Money

This blog provides five key steps to take when dealing with a financial crisis.

Posted on March 25, 2020

Declutter Your Finances This Spring

At the start of the new year, many people take a fresh look at their finances and pledge to make adjustments in spending and saving. Here are a few tips to help people stay on that path, and refresh and renew their goals, just in time for spring!

Posted on March 5, 2020

Holiday Fun that Will Save You Money

For those committed to living on a budget, you don’t have to sacrifice the joy of the holiday season just because you’re spending less money. If you are having guests at your home over the holidays, you can make the day a memorable one, in a good way, on a reasonable budget.

Posted on October 14, 2019

Back to School Savings 2019

Tips for saving on back to school supplies, clothing, technology and more!

Posted on July 18, 2019

A True Tale of Two Debt Tacklers

One couple's small changes allow them to get out of debt in just 53 months.

Posted on July 9, 2019