How to Start Saving for Summer Vacation – Start Now!

January 28, 2014

It’s a time-honored tradition: When summertime comes around, it’s time to go on vacation. However, vacations can get expensive if you aren’t careful. When I was growing up, most of our summer trips revolved around the great outdoors. With five kids, my parents weren’t too keen on flying us around. Instead, we did a lot […]

5 Ways to Own Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 31, 2013

As this year ends and a new one begins, we set out to make our New Year’s resolutions. Two primary themes usually emerge – getting into shape and saving more money. Unfortunately for us, author and psychologist Richard Wiseman found that 88% of people who make New Year’s resolutions don’t keep them. Here are some ways […]

4 Keys to Getting Out of Debt

October 30, 2012

It is so much easier to get into debt than it is to get out of debt. You’ve already signed up for years of payments and tons of interest. Those factors make it really hard to just change your mind today and be out of debt tomorrow – regardless of what debt reduction methods you […]

Get Out of Debt in 2009

January 6, 2009

The new year is here and many of you have new year’s resolutions on your mind. You may be motivated to change bad habits in your life, complete projects that you started long ago, or simply take a new outlook on life. Is reducing or eliminating your debt one of your financial goals this year? […]