Helpful tips and hints from a savvy mom who's in the middle of it all.

  1. Which Protection Programs Are Not Worth the Cost?

    Aug
    28
    2015

    Insurance and protection plans can often seem like a good idea for many things.  Your car, your home, your high cost valuables… all of these things are definitely worth protecting.  However, there are many other protection plans out there that may not be worth the upfront cost.  Take a look at this video from Money […]

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  2. 5 Great Sites for Healthy School Lunch Tips

    Aug
    26
    2015

    School is back in session, which means the morning ritual of packing school lunches has commenced. Every year, I vow to do a better job at giving my kids a variety of interesting, nutritious, and wallet friendly meals for their lunches. After a few weeks of begrudgingly going through the daily lunch making ritual, I seem […]

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  3. Are You Making These Shopping Mistakes?

    Aug
    21
    2015

    We all like to save money. However, in an effort to get the best bargain, sometimes we unknowingly set ourselves up to spend more than necessary. Take a look at this video from The Savings Experiment, and see if you’re making one of these shopping mistakes.

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  4. 4 Steps to Teaching Your Kids About Investing

    Aug
    19
    2015

    When it comes to personal finances, saving, spending wisely, and investing are the triumvirate that lead to a successful financial future. Many kids learn the valuable lessons of saving and spending relatively young with the introduction of their first piggy bank. However, when it comes to investing, knowing when and more importantly how to teach […]

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  5. Save While Back to School Shopping

    Aug
    14
    2015

    Next to the winter holidays, Back to School season is the second biggest shopping season of the year. Clothes, shoes, school supplies, haircuts…. Everyone wants to start off the new school year on the right note. With so many things to get, back to school shopping can get expensive. However it doesn’t have to be. […]

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  6. Does Buying a Vacation Home Make Sense?

    Aug
    12
    2015

    With beach trips and vacations in mountains or lakes a plenty this time of year, the thought of purchasing a vacation home can get pretty tempting. Especially if it’s a location that you visit regularly and often. And although there is a great convenience to having your own place in your favorite vacation spot, it […]

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  7. Looking to Simplify Your Wardrobe?

    Aug
    07
    2015

    With fall rapidly approaching, a change in seasonal wardrobe is imminent. So, if you have been looking to simplify your wardrobe, now is a great time to start thinking about it. Take a look at this video from The Savings Experiment for some great tips on how to go about fine tuning your closet.

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  8. Entrepreneurial Tip of the Month: Build a Strong Online Brand

    Aug
    05
    2015

    In today’s world, the Internet plays such a vital role in pretty much everything that we do—especially when it comes to doing business. Unfortunately, it’s no longer enough to have a website. To truly make it stand out from the millions of websites already out there, branding is so crucial. If you excel in this, […]

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  9. The Hidden Secrets of Outlet Shopping

    Jul
    31
    2015

    Back to school shopping is here! Which means that for parents everywhere, deals are a welcome sight. One great place to find bargains are outlets stores. Many people flock to the outlets to get great prices brand named clothes at reduced prices. But are you really getting the deal you think you are? Check out […]

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  10. Top 5 Networking Tips for Entrepreneurs

    Jul
    29
    2015

    Networking events are a great way for entrepreneurs begin building their professional community and hopefully, clients. Done properly, these event can make a positive impact on your business. However, with so many networking opportunities, knowing how to navigate them to your greatest advantage is an art in itself. Here are some tips on how you […]

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