Do you live a simple life?

May 9th, 2018

I had a friend once who took three hours to get ready. It didn’t matter where we were going or how urgent it was that we be on time.  My friend simply couldn’t go out the doors of the apartment without doing what she called ‘essential grooming’. Her habits made it difficult to plan to [...]


How to make the most of a little!

May 6th, 2018

It’s not often that persons walk around saying they have enough funds and they don’t need anymore. In fact I don’t think I have ever heard anyone say that. However when I look around me it does seem as if some people have it figured out.  They pay their bills, go on fabulous holidays and [...]


Preparing for College – Can I afford it?

April 29th, 2018

The question every parent dreads is – ‘Mom, Dad I need some money.’ Of course if you are a parent then you are going to hear this quite often and it is important to have a response to that request. At times parents feel frustrated when they can’t find the money to meet the needs [...]


Organizing your home on a budget!

March 18th, 2018

In a previous post I wrote about the need to be organized and reduce the clutter in your home.  For many consumers however, this is just wishful thinking as they have no idea how to make it a reality and stay within their budget. It does not have to be  a pipe dream, you can [...]


10 Ways to make Shopping Fun!

December 23rd, 2017

Shopping can be an enjoyable activity, but it can also be very frustrating and tedious.  The best part of shopping is when you find a bargain and go home knowing that your budget is intact.  Consumers who manage to do this are able to be a ‘a happy shopper’ however there is the other side [...]


How to plan for the perfect vacation! (Part 1)

December 10th, 2017

A lot of people work with vacation days in mind.  They eagerly check the days that are left and breathe a sigh of relief when the day finally arrives! The vacation that they have in mind often is not a reality due to a lack of proper planning. What plans do you need to have [...]