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

  1. EMOM Tip #1: The 4 Traits of a Successful Brand

    Jul
    01
    2015

    By Stacy Yu, Chief Marketing Strategist at Hearthstone Planners, LLC When entrepreneurs begin their companies, most focus on the product immediately, and rightly so. The product is the most direct way that they’ll make revenue. However, when it comes to marketing and selling your product, as much as we would hope that building the better […]

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  2. Get Away For Less

    Jun
    26
    2015

    No matter how old we are, going on vacation for less is always a huge win. Check out this video from CNBC Young Money to learn about more great ways to reach fantastic places on a budget.

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  3. 7 Steps to Making the Most of Your Finances

    Jun
    24
    2015

    The amount of money you have can have a pretty big impact on the way you live. The object of the game is to optimize your finances so you can to live the life you want. However, with so many great things available for us to purchase, figuring out how to use our money wisely […]

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  4. Navigating the World of Unfair Fees

    Jun
    19
    2015

    I hate gotchas. And when it comes to bills, fine print, and unexpected changes in policies, we’re looking at a whole minefield of gotchas. Take a look at “How to Spot and Fight Unfair Fees” from Daily Finance, and learn about the buried, easy-to-misunderstand, fine print, rules-have-changed, and invisible fees that often become a major […]

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  5. 4 Benefits of Financial Change

    Jun
    17
    2015

    Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus once said, “The only thing that is constant is change.” That includes changes in our financial situations. Hopefully, as careers progress, you’ll experience changes towards greater abundance. However, life isn’t always peachy and can throw you a not so welcome financial curveballs. Regardless of whether you experience positive or negative […]

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  6. Which Home Appliances Use the Most Energy?

    Jun
    12
    2015

    As the temperatures outside rise, the air conditioning turns, and energy bills start to soar during the summer, lowering energy costs seem to become a bigger priority for many people. Turning off the A/C and sweltering inside your own home during the summer isn’t an ideal solution for many of us. However, when looking at […]

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  7. 4 Ways to Stay Connected With Work While on the Go

    Jun
    10
    2015

    Summer break is upon us! For many of us working parents, the kids may be at camp on most work days. However, every so often, we get in the awkward situation of having to work while trekking around with the kids at the same time. Ideal? Absolutely not. However, thanks to technology, there are now […]

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  8. How Much Should You Spend on Wedding Gifts?

    Jun
    05
    2015

    Wedding season is upon us. We all know that weddings can cost a bride and groom a pretty penny. As for the guests, if they have to travel, weddings can get very costly as well. However, when it comes to the wedding gift, how much should a guest spend? Take a look at this video […]

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