As you may have figured out by now, managing money is like running a marathon. You wouldn’t expect to throw on your tennis shoes, head out the door and be able to run a 26.2 mile marathon so you shouldn’t expect to become financially fit overnight either. It takes training.
On Dasher on Dancer on Mastercard and Visa! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but beware making any of these credit card mistakes could cost you money and precious credit score points.
Credit cards often get a bad rap because they are so easy to use the wrong way, but when used the right way, credit cards can actually be a good thing. In fact, credit cards can actually benefit your finances.
I do about 90% of my holiday shopping online these days. As a working mother of two kids who are involved in a lot of extracurricular activities, I find it hard to carve out the time to actually go to stores or the mall to buy gifts. Most of the time, I’m shopping for gifts … Continue reading 5 Tips for Cyber Holiday Shopping
Between juggling my family's daily needs, budgeting for our normal monthly bills, and the pressure of building up our everyday savings account, the thought of long-term saving is overwhelming. My husband is a risk-taker. He’s comfortable with investing and sees the advantages of long-term saving. I, on the other hand, am not. I want my money in … Continue reading Long-term saving is your friend.
I'd like to start this off by saying something very important – I am not a budget expert (hence the Dumb and Dumber reference in my first post). I’m just your average, everyday working mom who is trying to fit all of the puzzle pieces of life together – including a family budget. Budget. Eh, it’s … Continue reading Loving Your Budget for Dummies: Part 1
You know that scene from Dumb and Dumber when Lloyd and Harry are at rock bottom so Lloyd goes to the grocery store just to get the bare essentials. The next scene has Lloyd walking down the street with a supersized cowboy hat, paddle ball game, pinwheels and a case of beer. That pretty much sums up … Continue reading Meet Katie: Questions own intellect