Famous People – they really are just like us!

Most people think that fame and fortune go hand in hand, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, here are just a few famous faces who have filed for bankruptcy: Politicians Abraham Lincoln Thomas Jefferson Ulysses S. Grant George McCovern John Connally William McKinley Celebrities Burt Reynolds Natalie Cole Mickey Rooney Elton […]

Mid-Month Motivation

Did you know that the average restaurant dish contains 60% more calories than a homemade meal? If that isn’t shocking enough, a meal eaten out also typically costs between $9 – $25 per person, which can add up to more than $200 in one week for the average family. Saving money and calories are just […]


Living a meaningful life looks different for each of us, however there are steps we can each take to hone our intentionality skills. Strive to become deliberate in how you spend your time and money so that you can focus on what you’ve defined as necessary in your life. To live more intentionally, make a […]

Kids and Money

When is the best time to speak to your children about money? Well, now. To start the conversation here is a short video of 10 things that you should discuss with your children about money, the earlier and more frequently the better.

Tips for Reducing Financial Stress in 2023

“Your finances can seem like both a gift and a curse when navigating through life. It can be a sense of overwhelming accomplishment or a downward spiral that can lead to health issues if not managed. According to a study by Thrive Global, 90% of individuals say that money impacts their stress levels. Whether your […]

How do you want your life to be different one year from now?

“As Matthew Kelly points out we often get so caught up in the present and past, we forget to dream about the future. As the year changes for everyone worldwide, why not stop and ask yourself, How do I want my life to be different one year from now? Boldly begin to take the steps […]

Housing market predictions for 2023

“If ‘hot’ was the overused word to describe the U.S. housing market in 2021, then lukewarm to outright freezing might best describe how the market fared overall this year,” writes Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy for USA Today. Here, she takes a deeper dive into what to expect in the year ahead, as six experts weigh in on […]

Have you ever fallen prey to the hidden costs associated with paying bills?

Have you ever fallen prey to the hidden costs associated with paying bills? If so, you may not be alone. According to a recent article released by FoxNews “US households have seen an increase year-over-year in total ‘hidden’ or ‘often-overlooked’ bill pay costs.” The article continues by citing a recent poll from Doxo which found […]

Holiday Sales Abound – But What Is The Best Use Of Your Money?

All you have to do is turn on the television for a few minutes or take a quick trip around town and you are bound to be bombarded with stores advertising holiday sales, Black Friday deals and huge winter blowouts – but with seemingly ever-increasing inflation and financial instability what is the best use of […]

Exercising on a Budget?

Often times when people think about obtaining a certain level of physical fitness they think they need the latest sports equipment and gadgets, or at the very least, an expensive gym membership. The following tips show how you can exercise financial fitness without compromising your physical fitness: Utilize the space you have and transform your […]