Taking Care of Elderly Parents and Your Options

As baby boomers start to age it’s becoming increasingly common for many children to bear the responsibility of finding ways to help care for their aging parents. One of the greatest problems that boomers and seniors will […]


Why Planning for Christmas in July Makes Sense

Even though hot temperatures of July are as far removed from winter in December, starting your holiday shopping plans in the middle of summer can do wonders for your budget and satisfy your love for gift-giving. […]


4 Reasons to Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

Getting married is a significant step on multiple levels: emotional, physical, spiritual, and financial. With divorce rates in the United States reported to be around 50%, should you protect yourself by having a prenuptial agreement in […]

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5 Nearly Free Things to Do With Your Kids This Summer

School is about to close its doors and release kids into an extended summer vacation but with money tight for so many families around the country, many parents are fretting about what to do with the […]

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What to Get a Guy for His Birthday, 10 Ideas for Every Budget

Guys are notoriously difficult to buy gifts for. For every man that cringes around his significant other’s birthday, I guarantee there are at least three women panicked about the prospect of getting a gift for their […]

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Family of 6 Living off $2100 per Month – Reader’s Budget Review

With the Debt Movement picking up steam, I’m going to do my last budget review for the WSL readers. If you missed the first one and are looking for help on how to create a budget […]

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Debt Reduction Strategy: The Debt Siege

In honor of The Debt Movement, an effort for consumers to join forces to pay off $10 million in debt over the course of 90 days, I’d like to talk about one of the debt reduction […]

How to Get Your Family On Board When Paying Off Debt

You may be the “nerd” in your family, as Dave Ramsey says, who enjoys creating a budget, monitoring the flow of money and maybe even creating a visual guide to your debt repayment.  Sound familiar? Perhaps […]

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5 Things to Consider When Creating a Will

Being a legal declaration, a will is typically made for making dispositions of property to take effect on or after a person’s death. A will is a personalized legal document and can be made for appointing […]

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