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Vlog: Teaching our Kids about Money

Teaching your kids about money doesn’t have to be A-B-C-4-0-1-K. In this month’s Get Real, Vlog Tracy and Laura help us break it down for our kids. 30 more words


Vlog: Tips for Becoming Financially Fit

Everywhere you look we’re being bombarded with weight loss ads. Everyone is talking about getting into shape and losing that stubborn winter weight. The health of your body is important, but so is your financial well-being. 36 more words


It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

As you may have figured out by now, managing money is like running a marathon. You wouldn’t expect to throw on your tennis shoes, head out the door and be able to run a 26.2 mile marathon so you shouldn’t expect to become financially fit overnight either. 679 more words


3 Ways that Credit Cards Can Help

Credit cards are really tempting. You hand over your card, and get that new shirt, pair of jeans or whatever shiny new object you’ve been dreaming of, and your wallet stays just as full as it was before you made your purchase. 476 more words


3 Tips for Making the Right Decision with Store Credit Cards

I love receiving those emails from stores that say that if I use their credit card that I’ll get double points or better yet that I’ll get something for FREE, there’s no better feeling than getting rewarded. 512 more words


All I want for Christmas is you.

All I want for Christmas is for you to join me in this special edition where we shall have a storytelling series of financial impact stories. 746 more words

Christmas Family Traditions

5 Tips for Cyber Holiday Shopping

I do about 90% of my holiday shopping online these days. As a working mother of two kids who are involved in a lot of extracurricular activities, I find it hard to carve out the time to actually go to stores or the mall to buy gifts. 451 more words