“Manage Your Spending on the Go”

A friend of mine always says, “There’s an app for just about everything.” And when I went looking for an app to help my husband and me with budgeting, I found plenty! Planning and tracking your spending can be done efficiently, quickly and on-the-go. An app that’s convenient makes it more likely that I’ll use […]

Your Money Management Habits Do Make a Difference

We’ve all experienced how difficult it can be to stay motivated, especially when it comes to self-discipline around money management strategies! As the first high school track athlete to break the four-minute mile, Jim Ryun said, “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” So, while motivation is hard to hold […]

Want to learn how to manage your finances, get job training certification or pursue higher education? Take advantage of online education.

Online education is rapidly becoming the first choice for anyone seeking to improve their knowledge on a specific subject or obtain certification for a specific job. For some, it is simply a more convenient way to learn without having to attend traditional classroom education. There are many advantages to online education; it can be a […]

It is that time of year again – Income Tax Time

Many people look forward to getting a huge chunk of money in February or March. But by June some people have no idea where all that money went. What will you be doing with your income tax refund this year? Do you have a plan? It is recommended to have a written plan prior to getting […]

You and Your Money – Success or Stress?

 In our latest blog, we share helpful tools and tips and even discuss what might be “missing” in your money management plans. I’m excited to share a money tip that could be the “missing” piece to creating a successful budget! You know how important it is to use budgeting tools: expense tracking, getting your credit […]

Thinking of a Career Change?

Are you considering returning to school to change your career or gain new skills for a better job? My friend Rose is too. Rose is turning fifty-five, and has been working a full time job that’s physically demanding. She realizes, in the future, it’s likely she won’t be able to keep up with the job’s […]

Ten Budget Friendly Ways to Spend a Summer Day

It’s officially summer! Are you ready for some fun? There’s so many ways to enjoy the season and the best part of all, you don’t have to “break the bank” to do it. My favorite way to spend a summer day is at the beach building sand castles, jumping the waves, and hunting for sea […]

Do You Need a Positive Financial Change in Your Life?

I’m thinking it’s time that I make a few changes when it comes to my household budget. What needs to change and how to go about doing it are the questions circling in my head. Where do I start? What do I change? Have you asked yourself these same questions? We are all familiar with […]