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How to Stay Organized and Sane This Holiday Season

Like many people throughout the country, you may have a love-hate relationship with the holidays. You love being able to visit with friends and family but you may not enjoy having your home life in an upheaval. There are parties to attend, shopping to get done and a house to decorate. When are you [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Holidays|Comments Off on How to Stay Organized and Sane This Holiday Season

Be Aware of Rogue Debt Management Companies

Debt is nothing new in society today but with a recession, it can get worse - especially for those who were not having problems before. When you notice that your debt is mounting, the best option might be to seek help from good professional sources. But, how can you be sure that the debt [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|credit card, Credit Repair, Credit Report, Debt, Debt Management, Family, Finances, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Be Aware of Rogue Debt Management Companies

Divorce & Money: How to Make the Best Financial Decision During Divorce

Where to buy: www.amazon.com Divorce is a time of great anguish and uncertainty – not only emotionally but also financially. It is important, when sorting out a divorce, to put emotional matters aside, as much as possible, and focus on the legal and financial issues, which will have an impact for all of the [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Budgeting, Family, Finances, Relationship|Comments Off on Divorce & Money: How to Make the Best Financial Decision During Divorce

The Pros and Cons of Consolidating Your Debts

There’s nothing quite as stressful as managing your cash when you have debt. One payment is often enough to manage. However, if you have multiple debts it can be completely overwhelming. Many people turn to debt consolidation loans to help them manage their monthly cash flow. This can be a great idea. However, it [...]

By | November 5th, 2017|credit card, Credit Repair, Credit Report, Debt, Debt Management, Savings|Comments Off on The Pros and Cons of Consolidating Your Debts

Learning Resources – Buy It Right Shopping Game

Where to buy: www.amazon.com Still looking for a gift this holiday season for your kids? The Buy It Right Shopping Game from Learning Resources is another fun and educational game by this company. Without realizing it, children will learn about money and money recognition in a playful and entertaining way through this game. Throughout [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Budgeting, Family, Finances, Kids & Money, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learning Resources – Buy It Right Shopping Game

Pros and Cons of Staging a Home for a Quick Sale

If you have been trying to sell your home during this difficult market and find that it has taken far longer than you had anticipated, you may be considering hiring a professional home stager. If so, you will want to know the pros and cons before pursuing. The first task in staging your home [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Bills and Payments, Finances, Investing, Loan, Mortgage|Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Staging a Home for a Quick Sale

Vegan Halloween Party – How to Create “Spooky” Vegan Food

When Halloween rolls around, many of us love to throw spooky parties. Throwing a vegan party, however, requires a bit more planning as animal by-products are not allowed to make an entrance at this party. Do not fear (or maybe you want to!), there are many different kinds of “spooky” vegan foods that you [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Holidays|Comments Off on Vegan Halloween Party – How to Create “Spooky” Vegan Food

Low Income Budget Tips

If you find yourself having to live on less these days, you are not alone. While this may not comfort you, there are some things you can do that will make the most of your income and relieve some of the stress. The hardest part about change is the adjustment that goes with it. [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Budgeting, Family, Finances, Savings|Comments Off on Low Income Budget Tips

Top Tips to Keep Your Head above Water after a Lay-Off

If you find yourself in the nearly ten percent recently laid off, you may not be prepared for the loss of income. Hopefully you are able to qualify for unemployment benefits, as these benefits will help to get you through the next few months until you are able to acquire a new job. These [...]

By | October 22nd, 2017|Bills and Payments, Family, Finances, Frugal Living, Savings|Comments Off on Top Tips to Keep Your Head above Water after a Lay-Off

Why Do We Celebrate Columbus Day?

  Columbus Day is a national holiday celebrated on the second Sunday of October. The holiday is celebrated with an annual parade in New York City. In addition to being celebrated in the United States, Puerto Rico, Italy and Spain also celebrate Columbus Day. The purpose of the day is to celebrate Christopher Columbus discovering [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Holidays|Comments Off on Why Do We Celebrate Columbus Day?