Reorganize and Spruce Up the Home-Office For The New School Year

Reorganize and Spruce Up the Home-Office For The New School Year

Now that the kiddos are getting ready to head back to school, it would be a great time to reorganize and spruce up the home-office for the new school year. I’ll admit during the summer my home-office took a back seat to housework, spending some time with the kids and...

8 Ways to Cope with Financial Stress

8 Ways to Cope with Financial Stress

More money more problems, as The Notorious B.I.G. so famously put it. You might not believe it, but financial stress is the cause behind 60% of illnesses. What's worse: 65% of people experience financial stress in varying degrees at some point in their life. This means that financial stress isn't...

8 Worst Mistakes You Can Make at a Job Interview

8 Worst Mistakes You Can Make at a Job Interview

I remember one of my teachers in high school telling us that we should say yes to every job interview whether we wanted the specific job or not. He said that attending numerous interviews would help us improve our interview skills. It would show us that everyone conducts interviews differently,...

Preparing For Baby: Five Tips To Help You Save

Preparing For Baby: Five Tips To Help You Save

The time you spend getting ready to have a baby will likely be one of the most exciting, fun, scary and stressful phases of your life. Whether you are already expecting or just preparing to get pregnant in the future, making the right changes now can help you be more...

7 Smart Ways to Ensure Your Future is Financially Sound

7 Smart Ways to Ensure Your Future is Financially Sound

Finance is an interesting topic. There is much to be learned from reviewing your past, present and future. Our financial goals are personal, but one commonality is our desire to experience financial freedom, but not everyone is willing to do the work to make sure their financial future is secure....

How to Avoid a Conflict of Interest at the Bank

How to Avoid a Conflict of Interest at the Bank

We are all faced with plenty of scenarios in life where potential conflicts of interest should make us question whether our interests are being compromised by those who are supposed to be serving us. One obvious example is a politician wrestling with truly serving his or her constituents versus taking...

Five Dangerous Money Mistakes

Five Dangerous Money Mistakes

You probably think you're on top of your finances because you manage to -- well, barely -- keep yourself out of debt. While you might be living from paycheck to paycheck, you're still able to keep your head above water. Does that mean everything's fine where your finances are concerned?...