31 October 2012
Many of you reading this post are parents and completely understand and sympathize with me when I say - today has been one of those days where I have constantly needed to remind myself that my children are a blessing.
16 October 2012
First, let me define drawing closer to someone. By drawing closer I am specifically referring to spending quality time. Time that will encourage communication, increase love, build understanding and result in laughter.
11 October 2012
Back in 2009, I wrote Why coupons could cost you more money. Today, I bring you an awesome post from the female perspective. Most of you, I am sure, have probably cut coupons at some point. Coupons were first used in America in 1909 when Post made an innovative effort to increase sales of breakfast cereals and other products. Many view couponing as a great way to save a few extra bucks.
09 October 2012
The financial difficulties that we’ve experienced in recent years should both reinforce the need for financial education and give you a sense of the exact types of skills you need to pass on to your child.
27 September 2012
As a young mother of three beautiful children and the wife of a grad student, I have been forced back into the college budget. You know, the one where after all bills and obligations are payed you have approximately $50 to live on (small exaggeration).
03 September 2012
The Federal government is willing to give me enough financial aid to cover my child care payments but will not give me any assistance in providing for my children in the home.
16 August 2012
I decided to compile this Zombie Survival Guide so that both you and I don't find ourselves being gnawed on by the undead.
10 July 2012
The biggest thing that is left out of the mix when buy term and invest the difference comes up is how to actually spend the money. Sounds funny right? How many of us need help spending money?
06 July 2012
It’s pretty easy to use a financial calculator and plug in a certain return, and a certain investment every month, and a time period and get a number saying how much money you will have in the future.
28 June 2012
Almost without exception, whenever I hear the phrase buy term and invest the difference, it is quickly followed by the statement, “the market has averaged 12% over the last 50 years,” or some other length of time.
26 June 2012
Let’s say you have a machine in your basement, a special machine, the only one of its kind in the entire world. When you use it, you turn a handle and it spits out money. You can do this as often as you like, as long as you like.
21 June 2012
Buy term and invest the difference is one of the most common pieces of financial advice out there. It is promoted in books, on TV, on the radio and just about every place where you might find financial information. But is it really the best thing for everyone to do?