4 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

first time home buyers

Buying your first home is an exciting time. The thought of looking at houses and finding that one house that you love is an amazing feeling. But soon after you start your home search you begin to realize that being a first time home buyer comes with many responsibilities. And since buying a house … [Continue reading]

Why Your Family Absolutely Needs an Emergency Fund

emergency fund

If you don't already have one I'm here to tell you why you, especially with  family to care for, you absolutely need an emergency fund established. My husband is currently in a precarious position with his job. There are some possible issues on the horizon regarding the stability of the company … [Continue reading]

How to Talk to Your Family About Life Insurance

life insurance

Life insurance is an important financial tool meant to protect your family in the event that something happens to you or your spouse. And when you … [Continue reading]

5 Tips for Planning a Cheap Family Getaway

family vacation

Last weekend I had the luxury of getting out of town with the family, even though we didn’t go very far it was so nice to just get out of our normal … [Continue reading]

3 Creative Ways to Save for Your Child’s College Education

saving for college

When my child was only five weeks old we opened a registered education savings account for her. Neither my husband or I had any financial help for … [Continue reading]

How to Find a Decent Job

decent job

You found yourself unsettled, whose fault is this? You are unemployed and in vain for quite a long time tried to find the job that would satisfy at … [Continue reading]

5 Smart Ways to Save on Back to School Supplies

save on back to school supplies

It’s hard to believe that we’re more than half way through August. Depending on where you live and the type of school system you’re in, kids may … [Continue reading]

Is Private School Worth the Cost?

private school costs

A lady I work with is paying for her daughter to go through an elite Catholic private school in the city. The other day at lunch she was telling me … [Continue reading]

The Importance of Reading to Your Child

reading to your child

When we were in the hospital after I delivered my daughter one of the things that was given to us was a cloth bag with a few children’s books in it. … [Continue reading]

Will Having Another Baby Be Cheaper the Second Time Around?

second child

In the last few months my husband and I are coming closer and closer to the conclusion that we will likely have another baby. Not for a few more years … [Continue reading]