May 2012

If you don’t know what a budget looks like, just understand that there is a part to it that has you putting away a certain percentage of your income for your children’s college education. However, there are two things wrong with this. The first is that budgets are usually only used by middle aged people […]


Sometimes the hardest part about debt is figuring out which loans to pay off first.  The best way to deal with this issue is to learn and follow a few simple rules.  These rules help you prioritize your debt based on a few different factors. To start, make a list of all of your loans […]


Last week when our neighborhood garage sales were going on, I walked past a house that was having a “plant sale”.  I’ve never actually heard of a plant sale before this, but since that one I have noticed two others in the area.  Each of them were quite full of buyers so I had to […]


If you think tuition is tough and has enough zeros at the end of it, you have obviously not purchased the textbooks required for class the first semester, or you have and you need a way around paying the outrageous amount. Although the Higher Education Opportunity Act which became effective July 1, 2010 has eliminated […]


If you are looking to start a budget spreadsheet, but don’t really know how to get started, then we have a few videos that can help you create your own personal budget. To start, you’ll need to get yourself a spreadsheet program.  We like to use as it is free and is almost identical […]

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Think about the last time you went to a theme park. You pay one fee for entry and generally all the rides are free after that. Many local attractions use the same method, but rather than getting everything for free in that attraction, you get other attractions for free. For example, when you sign up […]

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