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Caught in the Middle: 5 Tips to Help Your Parents and Kids Financially Without Going Broke 0

Caught in the Middle: 5 Tips to Help Your Parents and Kids Financially Without Going Broke

The demographics of the United States are fast changing, and so is the financial landscape. As a result, you may have no choice but to help your parents and kids financially. You may feel...

15 Unexpected Ways to Use Dryer Sheets Around the Home 0

15 Unexpected Ways to Use Dryer Sheets Around the Home

When I was young, my mom used dryer sheets to soften our clothes and add a boost of freshness to each load of laundry. And after she folded and put away each basket of...

Back-to-School Shopping Tips: 11 Ways to Save Money 0

Back-to-School Shopping Tips: 11 Ways to Save Money

August is here, and that means one thing for kids and parents across the country: school starts again soon, which means it is back-to-school shopping time. Perhaps your kids have received teacher assignments, schedules,...

8 Fantastic Ways to Create Your Dream Bedroom On a Budget 1

8 Fantastic Ways to Create Your Dream Bedroom On a Budget

Like any room in your home, your bedroom is a space that requires some updating from time to time. Styles and trends change quickly, but keeping up with them doesn’t mean you have to...

5 Things You Should Know About Life Insurance 4

5 Things You Should Know About Life Insurance

Ready for the most sobering statistic you’ll ever read? There is a 100% chance that you are going to die someday. It’s harsh, but the implication of this statistic is incredibly important: you need...

7 Ways to Improve Your Budget 1

7 Ways to Improve Your Budget

When it comes to saving money, one camp pushes for cutting back on the little things –occasional lattes, sodas, and snacks are the usual targets—while the opposing camp cheers the value of pursuing big...

What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Money? 25

What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Money?

  Recently, in an effort to force myself to slow down a bit and actually relax, I started watching a few episodes of the hit-show The Goldbergs, which is set in 1980s Pennsylvania. In...

Advice For My Younger Self – Book Review 1

Advice For My Younger Self – Book Review

This post is a review of the book, “Advice For My Younger Self,” written by my friend and finance blogger Mike Leonard. All opinions are my own. Mike was kind enough to offer me a...

Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough 2

Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough

This post, “Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough,” is a guest post by Lauren Rilling, a Ramsey Solutions Master Financial Coach and founder of LaurenRilling.com and SaveGiveandSpend.com. Take it away, Lauren! Why Having Financial...

30 Life Lessons I Learned at Age 30 7

30 Life Lessons I Learned at Age 30

The older I become, the faster time passes by and the more I understand how much more I still have to learn. As I reflect on the last year and look forward to turning...