The Finances of Eating and Living Healthy

by Erica Starr 5. June 2013
When it comes to considering the cost of food, most people generally go for what’s the most affordable and convenient at the time. It’s understandable, right? We all know that fast food isn’t the ideal healthy meal, but between dropping the kids off at school, getting to work, taking the dog to the vet and getting the kids to their soccer games, the McDonalds Dollar Menu starts to become a more attractive option with every passing day. Going to the gym? Forget about it&hellip... [More]

Celebrate Mom without Your Wallet

by Stacy Tharp 9. May 2013
After all she’s done for you, having just one day devoted to your mother just doesn’t seem like enough. That’s why you may feel inclined to shower her with expensive gifts and outings. But think about it – would your mother really want you taking out a second mortgage on your home for just one day? Didn’t she teach you better than that? Here are some ideas on how you can make your mother feel like the special woman that she is without going broke this Sunday. Make H... [More]

Spring Clean Your Finances in 6 Days - Part 2

by Stacy Tharp 8. May 2013
Welcome back to the 6 Day Spring Clean Your Finances Challenge! In case you missed part 1, click here. Otherwise, we're on to day 3... Day 3: Take a Look at Your Retirement Plan Step 1: Do you have a retirement plan? If so, move on to step 2. If not, start one…right now! Never underestimate the power of compound interest. You can start by looking into retirement plans that your employer offers. There are often incentives associated with these accounts that make these investments worth you... [More]


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