Category: Budgeting


My Kids are Back In School and I Have Extra Money in My Checking Account- Now What? by Kim Paul

Can you believe it? Summer is over, school is back in session and once again our checking accounts can breathe because we’re no longer paying for daycare for the kids. Now what? Well, there are 3 very good options as to what to do with those extra funds. #1. Take that extra money and build […]

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Creating A Budget If You Are A Military Family

If you are in the military or are a military spouse you may find managing your finances to be a bit of a challenge. Being in the military has many different financial dimensions that those in civilian life don’t have.  You have to consider housing pay, hazardous duty pay, pay increases due to time in service, […]

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Summer jobs and taxes-what your teenager needs to know!

Do you have a teenager that is looking for a summer job or already has one? Summer jobs are great for earning extra spending money. Yet your kids should know that taxes still need to be withheld and paid.  Here are a few things they should keep in mind when it comes to their paycheck s […]

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Budgeting vs. Forecasting-How to Save Time and Money

When you own a business, you often focus on the day-to-day operations.  Oftentimes financial steps like budgeting and forecasting fall by the wayside as the operational end takes all your energy & focus.  However, if budgeting is understood and used effectively, it can help save the business owner time & money in the long run. […]

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Money Saving Tips for Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is fast approaching. If going on a family vacation is something you’d like to do, here are some pointers to help you save money! Plan Ahead – Below I give tips on how to plan ahead that will help you save money. Know exactly how much you’re willing to spend and start saving […]

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