Children and budget planning- a good mix!

October 21st, 2018

I am sure that you have seen children shopping with their parents and begging them to buy items.  Often the parents react with either mild or severe annoyance to their child’s request.  Parents often give very little explanation to their children but the message that the child hears is that there is no money to [...]

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High grocery bills – How can you reduce them?

August 14th, 2018

I love to cook. It’s a pleasure to prepare a meal that everyone can enjoy. It saves money to eat meals at home as the ingredients often cost less than if you were to purchase a ready cooked meal.  Those home cooked meals can also be used as lunch the next day so that’s another [...]

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Dollars and Sense…do you spend wisely?

June 21st, 2018

Recently a friend of mine who is a civil servant was excited that she was going to get some extra funds in her pocket one month due to an increase in her pay. She outlined to me all the ways she was going to use her funds and it had me thinking do we always [...]

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Do you have an unclaimed bank account?

November 13th, 2017

I can’t imagine anyone forgetting they have money in a bank. Every account I have, is monitored very carefully. That’s why it was shocking to learn that there are a number of persons who leave their money untouched in the bank for years. If I had some money out there then certainly I would be [...]

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No More Red Money!

September 20th, 2017

At the risk of revealing my age, I recently reminisced about going shopping and having one, two, five, ten and twenty dollar bills to spend. Of course back then those amounts of money could actually buy a lot of things. I still remember taking a hundred dollars to the shop and getting quite a few [...]

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Do you have the perfect budget!

July 10th, 2017

Where does the money go? Many persons work hard only to watch their hard earned money go up in smoke! It might seem as if it has disappeared but really the reason why your money goes so quickly is due to lack of a plan. A plan or budget is really the only way to [...]

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