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Four Questions to Ask Before You Open Your Wallet

By | 2014-12-09T19:35:00+00:00 December 9th, 2014|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

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 may [...]

14 Ways to Survive the Holidays Without Breaking the Bank

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:23+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 friend [...]

Practical Prosperity through the Holiday Season

By | 2017-05-09T22:11:41+00:00 December 20th, 2012|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 Christmas [...]

Go Green & Red this Holiday Season

By | 2017-05-09T22:11:34+00:00 November 28th, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tis’ the season for giving gifts, spreading joy & living in excess!  Ikea Holiday Decor 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. [...]

Go Green this Halloween!

By | 2010-10-14T05:43:22+00:00 October 14th, 2010|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Holidays are a great way to spend time with your family & friends, but it is also a time for buying excessive decorative items & clothing you don’t need.  Here are a few ways to green up your Halloween… Instead of buying new costumes and decorative items this Halloween organize a swap with your friends, neighbors [...]