Although retirement may be decades away when you're in your 20s and 30s, it's a vital milestone to start planning for. The earlier you start thinking about it and preparing for it, the less likely you are to get caught up in the catch-up game as retirement approaches. My husband and I are both 28-years-old … Continue reading Preparing for Retirement in Your 20s and 30s
If you are preparing to attend college, one of the biggest concerns you probably have is how you will pay for it. Generally, most students must rely on some sort of financial help either from scholarships, loans, grants or ...
Teaching your kids about money doesn’t have to be A-B-C-4-0-1-K. In this month’s Get Real, Vlog Tracy and Laura help us break it down for our kids.
The health of your body is important, but so is your financial well-being. Check out Laura and Tracy's tips on becoming financially fit in 2018.
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.
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 love receiving those emails from stores that say that if I use their credit card that I’ll get double points or better yet that I’ll get something for FREE, there’s no better feeling than getting rewarded. What I don’t remember while I’m getting blinded by perks is that while I am getting some rewards, … Continue reading 3 Tips for Making the Right Decision with Store Credit Cards
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
With Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the rest of the holiday shopping season upon us, I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 tips for to help to keep you safe in stores and online this holiday season. The holiday shopping season is one of the most attractive times of the year for criminals and … Continue reading 5 Tips for Safeguarding Your Account During the Holiday Shopping Season
Ya’ll. Holiday shopping is both my favorite thing and maybe the most stressful part of my entire year. I don’t care how prepped you are, it takes an emotional toll. The financial hit. Finding the perfect gift for the people you love. And please, let’s not discuss wrapping all that nonsense. And I know your … Continue reading 5 Ways To Make Your Holiday Shopping Less Traumatic