Wondering what to get that young reader on your gift list? I interviewed my favorite 9-year-old girl for recommendations. Many of those noted below are a series, or the first of a series of books, and a few of them have the first books available as a boxed set. Books are a great gift – […]
Archives for November 2018
I’ve read a lot of varying advice over the years on the best way to pay off your debt. There are multiple ways you can tackle your debt, but the most talked-about methods are the snowball and the avalanche/ladder method. So which one is the best to pay off your debt?
Remember when we were younger and a matinee movie at the theater was around $5? Oh, to have those kinds of prices again. These days, taking my family of four to a movie – even a matinee movie – means we’re shelling out about $50… and that’s before you hit the concession stand! Thankfully, I’ve […]
If faced with an extended job loss, would you be ready? Are you one of the 49% of working adults that live paycheck to paycheck with no savings? According to a recent GOBankingRates survey, nearly half of Americans don’t have a financial safety net and would be at high risk if a recession hit. Sadly, […]
When did kids’ parties get so expensive? Since my girls have birthdays in fall and winter, and I don’t have the biggest house, an in-home birthday party isn’t really realistic to invite all the classroom friends. It’s too rainy and cold to have the kids spend their time outside, and it really wouldn’t be too […]