Four Questions to Ask Before You Open Your Wallet

Even if you have the best of intentions, it’s easy to overspend. According to a Gallup poll conducted June 9-15, 2014,* 58% of people who had shopped during the previous four weeks said they spent more at the store than they originally intended to. Even if you’re generally comfortable with how much you spend, you… Read More

14 Ways to Survive the Holidays Without Breaking the Bank

Anyone who knows me well is aware of the fact that I go a little overboard during the holidays. I overload on movies like Elf, A Muppets Christmas Carol, and A Christmas Story. I have the Pandora Holiday station churning out one-hit wonders, and old standards. It is also not uncommon to see my best… Read More

Practical Prosperity through the Holiday Season

Sally – “If it seems too complicated, make it easy on yourself – just send money. How about tens and twenties?”  My how the times have changed!  This quote from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is 47 years old this year.  The 1965 holiday classic centered around Charlie as he struggled to find the meaning of… Read More

Go Green & Red this Holiday Season

Tis’ the season for giving gifts, spreading joy & living in excess!  Here are 10 tips on how to become a lean, green holiday machine. We all love getting holiday cards in the mail, but this year save a tree and some money by sending out e-cards to your loved ones. If your family will… Read More