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How to Help Your Child Prepare Financially for College

We have all heard it said before, "You can't take out loans for retirement."  Retirement should be your first savings priority, but what do you do if you feel like you are short changing your child and his college fund by not contributing to it?  After all, you likely don't want to see your child [...]

By | December 22nd, 2012|Finance|0 Comments

Is It Worth Refinancing My Mortgage?

Post by Jack Just when we think mortgage interest rates can’t go any lower, they drop lower.  Watching others sign mortgages for one or two percent less in interest than you pay can be frustrating.  Each extra percent of interest you pay may feel like money slipping through your fingers.  You may wonder, should I [...]

By | June 30th, 2012|Finance|0 Comments

New Moms: Considering Life Insurance

I don’t know if I can accurately describe the many emotions that ran through my brain when I found out my husband and I were going to have our first child, though I can safely say that incredible joy and a surprisingly boundless amount of love tied for number one. We were heading into the [...]

By | October 29th, 2011|Finance|0 Comments

Active Menu Planning

My husband was talking to his friend, and this friend told him that he and his wife were actively trying to save money on food. They decided that for the month of September they would only eat out on Friday and Saturday nights, and eat in and cook the rest of the week. Just by [...]

By | October 6th, 2009|family, Finance, food|11 Comments