Thanksgiving is a perfect day of the week to share food, love, and good cheer. It is also a good day to practice the art of meal planning and extending.
I never thought of myself as heroic. In fact I am quite average in my community of fellow Navy EOD spouses. My husband takes bombs apart for a living and while my daily focus is always on how heroic HE is, this post is about how heroic moms can be, and I think Navy EOD […]
I grew up in a very large Latin American family where extended family dinners happened every Sunday after church. There was always a hearty stew, tacos, and these amazing grilled green onions with huge sweet bulbs (my mouth is watering just thinking about them). Marrying into the Military Life and the Challenges of Nightly Dinner […]
Saving money can be such a complicated process. As a financial counselor (and person that has totally been there!), I see people everyday that try to put $200 in savings every month, but then pull from it throughout the month and eventually land in my office for an emergency loan. Saving money is more than […]
Buying a dog is a big financial decision. Not only do you have to come up with upfront costs, but you need to factor in a monthly budget for food, hygiene, and periodical pet expenses. Create a financial pet plan before getting a new puppy and consider getting pet insurance to protect yourself from unexpected […]
Make the Ultra Switch in the bathroom and the bedroom this Valentines Day with tips from Patti Stanger and gifts from Cottonelle Ultra. From now until May 1st, Cottonelle is giving away amazing prizes for 90 days. The prizes range from mani-pedi’s and massages to $300 gift certificates and year supplies of cottonelle products. Anyone […]
Getting a new pet is a big financial decision that many people take much too lightly. Pet care is more than buying supplies and feeding your pet. Unexpected health costs are enough to cause some families to give up their new family members and even euthanize them. Getting pet insurance protects you from going into […]
I was given the great opportunity to chat with Megyn Price from the hilarious CBS show Rules of Engagement.
Getting your receipts ready for tax season can help speed things up when in the tax office, or preparing your own return. I often hear the advice to keep every receipt in a box, and just take the box in.
Mike Kelly is an author, father, and pilot. He is an amazingly sincere person with a natural love of financial education. He turned into a self certified expert at an early age. Just after military basic training, his sole motivation for getting into financial education was helping his mother after a divorce.
Via Trading is a unique business that specializes in liquidation industry. People can walk into the warehouse, buy pallets of fantastic goods from toys, gift baskets, bedding, etc., and sell it themselves for a profit.
In Mike Kelly’s Financial Advice for the New High School Graduate, teens learn the nuts and bolts of personal finance. Teens switch from having someone responsible for them, to being responsible for their own actions with just one birthday. This book is the “oh-yeah” that new high school graduates need to enter and succeed in the world.