Follow these steps to take control of your life after college

Life after College: Finding Your Way

What Comes after Graduation? Surely, on the day you received your admission letter to college, you looked forward to the moment you would cross the...

Dealing with the Expenses of Raising a Child

Cost of Raising a Child

How much does it cost to raise a child? As a spin-off of our infamous blog on the cost of groceries, I thought it would...

How to Spend Less on Groceries

7 Keys to Saving Money on Groceries

Cutting Your Costs at the Grocery Store Since grocery expenses tend to be the largest expense in American households that we have some control over, this topic is critical for all of us to address. The US Department of Agriculture puts out...

Flying to your vacation destination!

Travel On A Budget

Have more fun and less stress when you travel on a budget! Whether you’re planning your family’s summer vacation or you’re looking to get out of the house after a long winter’s hibernation you’ll want to stretch...

Working on a Budget

Building and Living by a Better Budget

Creating a Budget In this article, we take an in-depth look into why maintaining a household budget is so important to the financial success of you and your family. The Myths & Realities of Household Budgeting There are a number of reasons why many of us do not create or live by a budget. Many...

Mother’s Day on a Budget

Tips on making this Mother’s Day special without breaking the bank! Mother’s Day is a great time to reward and acknowledge the women in our lives for all of the many wonderful things they've done and continue to do for us and our families. One of...

How to Create Financial Goals You Can Stick With

As a form of motivation people create goals to attain certain property, products or status.  Financial goals are very important and require a lot of discipline to realize and reach your dreams.  Each person is at a different stage in their life and these goals...

Finding Pain-free “Extra” Money in our Budgets

Top 3 Suggestions for Finding Pain-free "Extra" Money in our Budgets to Accelerate Debt Elimination or Savings PowerCashTM is a powerful and effective principle for accelerating our debt repayment and/or our savings without feeling the pinch of cutting our expenses across the board. Once we determine our amount of PowerCash (see below), we can use...

New Year, New You – Budget Resolutions

Sometimes the little things really do add up and if you follow these ten steps you may find a wealthier and money smart you is right around the corner. Following these steps may help you achieve less stress and better health. Try these ten rules to live by in 2011: 1.       Live with less wants...