parenting

Teaching Children the Value of Money
  • Teaching Children the Value of Money

Teaching Children the Value of Money

By |July 20th, 2015|

A couple months ago, a Facebook post went viral.  Someone had taken a photo of torn up money stating that it was a child’s allowance money that he ripped up because it wasn’t as much as he was told it was going to be.  Commenters went crazy giving their opinions on the matter and […]

Five Tips to Welcome Your First Baby
  • Five Tips to Welcome Your First Baby

Five Tips to Welcome Your First Baby

By |September 23rd, 2014|

There are few things in life as exciting as preparing to bring a new life into this world. While the web is awash with advice for new parents for things to do and not to do, there are some tried and true things you can do to make life a little easier during this […]

Baby Essentials I Wouldn't Buy on the Cheap
  • Baby Essentials I Wouldn't Buy on the Cheap

Baby Essentials I Wouldn’t Buy on the Cheap

By |October 17th, 2013|

The following is a guest post about baby essentials. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

The decision to have a baby is one of the biggest financial commitments you will ever make, one that will stay with you for the next 20, or if […]

Starting a Family? Think Debt Consolidation
  • Starting a Family? Think Debt Consolidation

Starting a Family? Think Debt Consolidation

By |July 19th, 2012|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my
guest posting policy and then contact me.

Taking the next step in your lives and choosing to start a family can be very exciting, but in reality it can also cause great financial hardship. Using the initiative to better understand […]

Career Lessons From My Mom
  • Career Lessons From My Mom

Career Lessons From My Mom

By |May 7th, 2012|

In honor of Mother’s Day this coming Sunday, I decided to write about how my mom overcame financial adversity.

I’ll begin this story shortly after my mom and dad divorced. We definitely weren’t a wealthy family before, but suddenly my mom was taking care of my older sister and me financially, primarily on her own. […]