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It seems like budgeting has always been a part of my vocabulary. Growing up, I’d often see my mother with her ledger book, checkbook and file folder of bills. Whenever I’d get an allowance or gift money, it was mandated that I give a portion to church (tithe) and give some to my mother to put into my savings account.
Once I began working at 16 and getting what I thought was a huge amount of money – all that I was taught went out the window. I worked full-time my junior and…Continue
Many of us are still emotionally reeling from the events in Newtown, Connecticut. The holiday season is typically a time of year where we're inspired to give more and "pay it forward". This holiday season the need seems to be greater. When reflecting on the senseless act and the feelings of hopelessness when reading or watching news accounts, you just want to do…Continue