Budgeting

What to do with Her Pumpkin

What to do with Her Pumpkin

After this week, it is time to move on to Thanksgiving.  That means those pumpkins on our steps need to be tossed out or recycled. This post comes from one of my favorite s...

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This Week

4 Myths Concerning Consumer Debt

4 Myths Concerning Consumer Debt
 
1. Debt- Management vs. Consumer Credit Counseling programs — it’s all the same.
Debt-Management — involves helping consumers develop a budget and the discipline to make steady payments to clear their debt loads. The Consumer controls their own money. In a word, it…

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Update: My House Needs a Facelift!

Update:  Thanks for the advice everyone!!  We went with easy to care for plants that I thought were pretty.  ;)

I’m pretty happy with our results!  

 I learned SOOO much about landscaping!

If you’re a novice like me, here’s a guide: 

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Too Much Money for Kids’ Sports???

Does spending more money on your kids’ athletic participation equal your kids having a better experience playing sports?  OR does it enhance your kids’ chances at a college scholarship or a coveted pro position someday?

The researchers at Utah State’s Families in Sport Lab thought it would, so…

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Financial education for kids

Check out our parent’s guide to kids and money. Help put your children on the road to handling money responsibly.

1. When it comes to teaching kids about money, the sooner the better.

Up until they start earning a living, and sometimes well beyond that, kids are apt to…

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Controlling your personal debt

Americans are loaded with credit-card debt.
The average American household has nearly $5047.00 per credit-card debt (in 2013), according to CreditCards.com, and the average interest rate runs in the mid- to high teens at any given time.
Some debt is bad.
Don’t use a credit…

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Do the Triple Coupon Stack with Target Cartwheel

There are a lot of great money saving apps available for my cell phone, but my current favorite is definitely Target’s Cartwheel app. Target has always been one of my favorite places to shop – the bullseye pulls you in like a homing device – partly due to the ability to…

14 Apr 2:30 PM 0 Read More...
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