Budgets. We all have them. From every individual household to local municipalities, to state governments, to the federal government, decisions must be made as to how the money will be spent. While budgets may not be so exciting to talk about, they are necessary and must be dealt with—whether they have been balanced or not. So […]

Perhaps you are already very mindful when it comes to budgeting your money each month. Maybe you have already cut down unnecessary spending, such as eating out or grabbing a coffee on the way to work, or even dropped costly habits, like smoking. You may have already even made room in your budget to save […]

It’s only been 50 years since the roles of men and women began to change. For centuries, women cared for children and household chores, while men were gainfully employed and took care of home repairs. Things have changed dramatically in the past 20 years. In 1999, DIY (Do It Yourself) appeared on Cable Networks encouraging […]

alternative retirement investments

Are you struggling to save for a rainy day? You are in good company. According to a 2015 survey by GoBankingRates, 49% of Americans had no savings, and only 29% had a $1,000 or more in their savings account, so if you’re one of the few who have managed to save $1,000 or more, congratulations. […]