6 Ways your Kids can Make Money This Summer

It’s summer, and your children are no doubt looking for ways to spend their time. They may be saving up for a new video game, tech device, or vacation – so they are likely looking for ways to make a little cash too. Before you go emptying your wallet paying them to do every little thing in your home, have them consider working around the neighborhood for money. Below are 6 ways that kids can make a little extra dough this summer! Babysitting This is perfect for a responsible teen that loves kids, especially those that have little siblings. Babysitters […]

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Avoid the Retail Therapy of Shopping

There are some people that use shopping as a therapy. They feel good by going out to buy things. They feel that the items make them feel happy. They may do this for all sorts of reasons. However, hhere are a lot of reasons why this may not be a good idea. These apply if you do not have much money, storage space or time and regret your purchases afterwards. Cost The cost of shopping is probably the main reason why it is not a good idea. There are very few people who can afford to do something like this […]

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Happy Money Saving Community

If the word happy or friendly is in the title, I am on it. If that also includes a community of savings, I am on that too. Happier.co.uk is the place to go for a super friendly money saving community and I just recently heard about it.  Saving money or even making money is something that makes me extra happy, all those who are close in my life can tell when business is at a slow point because my personality and mood is slightly off. Even though money is not the route of happiness, saving money could very well be […]

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My Daughter’s Adorable Idea

I was waiting for the bus with my daughter the other morning when she informs me that she had a great idea! The idea? I want to do yard work & I told Daddy that I want to do this at Nana’s. I will do yard work, like raking lawns for neighbors and anyone who drives by for money. All of the money I get I will send to victims of hurricanes and tornadoes. I first said to her that this is a really sweet idea and that she is super caring, but reminded her that she is only 8 […]

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Credit Cards for People with Bad Credit

Has anyone ever tried to get one of those credit cards for people with bad credit? I have done this in the past, it usually seems to be much like a regular credit card and I enjoyed using mine for emergency reasons and quickly paid it off. Some people, like myself, received a lot of credit card offers when they hit the ripe old age of 18. Some of those 18 year old adults were able to say no thanks and rip that application right up but I was not one of those. I ended up with three if not […]

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Fresh Start At Life

As most of you know I was recently legally separated and then divorced. I can’t say it wasn’t hard on me, because even though you know when something is not meant to be you are still used to having that person around. I am confident it was the right decision for both of us, and happy we could be in agreement, but I still have days when I struggle. Financial struggles are among the top reason for my daily “issues”. I know I now have what I can consider a fresh start, I am more independent than I was when […]

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Consolidate Unsecured Debt

I have seen a lot of debt consolidation commercials, and with the current economic situation I am sure that many people are looking for ways to get their unsecured debt consolidated into one low monthly payment.  There are many programs to help you consolidate your unsecured debt. How a a debt consolidation program works is they take your information and all unsecured debt information from you. Once the company has your information they contact those companies the debt is owed to and work out an agreement with them. The end result is that you are able to make one low […]

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