Tag Archives: Savings

The Heat is On – Cost Saving Ways to be Cool!

  As they say, “the heat is on”……but does it really have to be as hot as it actually is? Well, it is summer after all so what do we expect? I mean, just because we have experienced a number of days with temperatures in the triple digits, doesn’t mean that you have to be miserable… · Read More

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So…you graduated. What now?

If you’re a new graduate, you’ve heard that question a hundred times by now. Graduation does represent a defining moment: a new beginning, a chance to make your own decisions and do things the way you think they should be done. Exciting? Yes. Scary? Yes, that too. So many big questions: Did you choose the… · Read More

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Debt Consolidation – When and How to Consolidate – Part II

Everybody knows: it’s easy to run up lots of debt if you’re not careful. We want to make sure that you know which steps to take to get out of debt and simplify your life. Last time, we offered tips on debt consolidation for folks who are credit challenged. Today, in Part II, we share… · Read More

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Knowing and Managing My Debt-to- Income

Credit and Debt Management May is known as a transitional month where we experience a favorable change in the weather, spring cleaning and planting, graduations and preparations for ending the school year. Financially, many people take a long look on how they are doing as we approach the half-way point of the year. In May,… · Read More

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Managing the Vacation Situation: The Staycation

Summertime is coming soon! What are you doing this summer? We hear (or overhear) lots of talk these days about what to do with our school-age kids during the summer – and lots of talk about summer vacations. For some folks, a vacation getaway every year is an absolute must. The vacations are a family… · Read More

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College Students and Money: Lessons for Kids and their Parents

Part 4: Ways to Guide a Child to Financial Maturity and Security! College Students and Money: Lessons for Kids and their Parents Thank you for following this series on Ways to Guide a Child to Financial Maturity and Security! Over the past few weeks, we’ve shared some tips on how to introduce a child to… · Read More

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What Should I Be Teaching My Teenager?

What Should I Be Teaching My Teenager? Part 3: Ways to Guide a Child to Financial Maturity and Security! If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you’ll be familiar with these suggestions for introducing and teaching children about money and how to manage it. Here are the pointers that were discussed:  Start Early Show… · Read More

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How to Kick Start the Money Smart In Our Children

How to Kick Start the Money Smart In Our Children Part 2: Ways to Guide a Child to Financial Maturity and Security! If you have a passion to increase your children’s financial intelligence DNA, then I am sure that you read the previous two blogs “Money Smart Kids Essay Contest” and “How Can I Teach… · Read More

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How Can I Teach My Children About Money

How Can I Teach My Children About Money Part 1: Ways to Guide a Child to Financial Maturity and Security! In our last blog entry, “Money Smart Kids Essay Contest,” you learned how your 6th-8th grader could win $2000 by submitting an essay and how important it is for everyone to learn about financial literacy… · Read More

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Money Smart Kids Essay Contest

Your Kid Could Win $2000 for College!   Some say that success in life depends on having lots of money. Others say that success is the ability to make all the right decisions. Many conclude that the definition of success is being happy, feeling loved or even contributing back to our fellow man. But we… · Read More

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