Budget-conscious folks get anxious during the holidays. So much pressure to spend! Or entertain. Or take expensive trips. It’s a shame that all the expectations of the holiday season can […]

During the holidays, it’s easy to get carried away with spending. I understand. In a way, it’s a reflection of your abundance—you have lots of family and friends that you […]

It’s that time of year—the time to stop, reflect, and be thankful for all of life’s gifts. “Gratitude” is not just a warm, fuzzy word. It’s something that can make […]

I want to make one thing clear right away: I don’t wish hard times upon anyone. I would love it if life was always smooth sailing for you and your […]

If you’ve read past blog posts, you know I’m a big believer in creating sustainable savings. It’s absolutely vital to build up an emergency fund, as well as invest in […]

In America, we are raised on short-term thinking. All our lives, we’ve been told to buy now, satisfy our cravings, or to take advantage of a “limited time offer.” We […]

The U.S. has watched in horror as three major storms—Harvey, Jose, and Irma—have devastated large populations within and just outside of our borders. One after another, these storms have demolished […]

As working parents, we can sometimes feel like our lives are out of control. Our schedules are jam packed with work meetings, soccer practice, dance classes, doctor’s appointments…and maybe even […]

It is difficult to put into words how I feel about the passing of my good friend and colleague, Charles Blossom. Chuck was more than the Founder and President of […]