Lifestyle

Focus on the Big Things – Part Two

April 17, 2014
Focus on the Big things

Recently we discussed focusing on the big things, and how it is much more worthwhile to spend your time on the items that will save you a lot of money, like refinancing your house or negotiating your car insurance, rather than the things that will save you hardly anything, like making your own soap or […]

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Love and Money – Women as the Breadwinner

April 14, 2014
The Breadwinner

The changing face of the economy has brought about many new things. An increase in entrepreneurship, an over-educated working class, and a shift in gender dynamics: the explosion of women breadwinners. While these are very exciting times, the shifts in roles can affect our relationships in ways we may not be prepared to deal with. […]

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5 Ways to Boost Your College Savings Account

April 4, 2014
College Savings Account

Parents, if you want a reason to start hyperventilating, a recent report from Fox Business that suggests college will cost over $300,000 for babies born in 2014. According to author Kathryn Buschman Vasel, the Schwab Center for Financial Research has found that college costs have risen nearly 6% per year, “which suggests that in 18 […]

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Focus on the Big Things – Part One

March 20, 2014
Focus on the Big Things

When you read various personal finance websites you will find that a lot of them are packed full of tips on how to save money.  Items like, unplug your electronics when not in use, turn the water off while brushing your teeth (does anyone actually let it run?), drive slower, don’t use your air conditioner, […]

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Why I (Used To) Enjoy Mornings

March 13, 2014
Sunrise

I am a morning person.  I love to get up with the sun, and get my day started early.  Throughout the years I have found that I am the most productive early on, and as the day wears on I start to lose focus.  My body usually has plenty of energy throughout the day, but […]

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Home Office Organization Ideas That Will Boost Productivity

March 11, 2014
Home Office Organization Ideas

It happens to all of us.  We get the idea in our head that we are going to get some work done.  We are excited, and ready to go, but then we get into our office and everything just isn’t right.  Our workplace is cluttered, we can’t find anything, and we end up spending most […]

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5 Time Management Strategies to Help Your Productivity

March 7, 2014
Time Management Strategies

If you’re like me, the list of things to do seems to get longer and longer, while the days get shorter and shorter.  It feels like there just is not enough time to get everything done that I want to get done.  Of course I know that this is not true.  In fact, the opposite […]

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