Money

Where to Find Great Coupons Online

Coupons are a great way to save money and they’re not just found in your Sunday paper anymore! Grocery coupons are available all the time online for free or nearly free. Let’s look at some great resources for online grocery coupons. Grocery coupons are everywhere. Type in “grocery coupons” in a search engine and you’ll […]

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How to Stay Cool in Summer Without Relying on the Air Conditioner

In the summer months your house can get really hot, and it can be extremely uncomfortable. The best remedy is to run the air conditioner in your home. However, relying on the air conditioner too much is costly. Here are a few tips for how to stay cool during the summer without relying on the […]

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Kids & Allowance

Many kids expect compensation for the work they do around the house. A weekly allowance was always a part of our Saturdays growing up in my parents home and the more I helped out, the more money I made. Now that I have my own kids, I have learned that there are a few different […]

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Should Children Earn Their Allowance?

There are many things parents need to teach their children. One of the important life skills that kids need to learn from a fairly early age is money management. Oftentimes, parents will help them learn that skill through giving them an allowance. Allowances for kids have a number of benefits, including: •Teaches money management skills […]

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Battling the Gimmies

Children want stuff. Unfortunately, that natural desire is too often overwhelmed by our culture of consumerism. For many families, the mass marketing of everything from video games to new clothes is a constant part of their day. And as children grow and try to find their place in or culture, the idea that they have […]

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Tips for Saving for College

The reality today for both students and parents is that not only is a college education necessary to be successful in today&#39s workplace, it may also be very, very expensive. Many parents are overwhelmed with the seemingly constant increase in college tuition and may wonder if there is any way that they can even help […]

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