5 Things You Can Learn from Your Tax Return

January 31, 2016

After you file your tax return with the IRS, and before you stick your copy in a box kept in the attic, take the time to look through the results, and learn what you can do to improve your financial situation. Your tax return says a lot about your finances. If you know what to […]

Best Savings Accounts for Youth Sports

January 18, 2016

If you’re a parent of a young athlete you know that the costs of playing a competitive sport seem to never end. Saving up money ahead of time to cover the cost of youth sports is important so your kid can keep playing the game they love. I’ve been keeping an eye on the amount of […]

Getting Rewarded for Good Grades

January 11, 2016

Were you ever paid for good grades when you were a kid? I was reminded of my elementary years when I read about the good grades reward program that Discover is offering to students. When I was a kid I didn’t have many ways to earn money so the $5 an A that my parents […]

Why You’ll Never Start an Emergency Fund

January 6, 2016

Emergency funds are like New Year’s resolutions, everyone likes the idea of having them but not enough people actually put in the time and effort to see it through. If starting an emergency fund is something you want to do but have been putting off, I can’t really say I blame you. It’s not easy […]

12 Life Lessons I Learned in 2015

January 5, 2016

Can you think back to a year when you learned quite a few life lessons? I’ve had some years where I learned a little about myself and life and then I’ve had some where I’ve learned quite a deal. I don’t know how your 2015 went but I chalk mine up to having learned a […]