Category: Finance

9 Tips for Saving on Back-to-School Expenses

As the kids go back to school, I can’t help but think about all the money that we, as parents, spend on our little ones. Unfortunately, our schools no longer have enough money to take care of some essentials, so the parents have to step in. But that doesn’t make it easy on our pockets. […]

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National Money Smart Week(R) Campaign to Offer Free Financial Education

Thousands of free financial education classes and seminars for consumers will be held throughout the U.S. during Money Smart Week, April 22-29. Free Financial Education Classes are open to people of all ages at businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, community organizations and government agencies throughout the country. They cover a wide variety of money-management topics […]

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You Need These Top 10 Finds from #ShiftCon

The following post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. In December, I went to my first blogging conference. I wasn’t sure what to expect or how I was going to navigate it. Really, I was scared of the commitment and whether I was going to take this blogging thing seriously. I volunteered for […]

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All New Amazon #PrimePhotos Features! {+Win a $500GC} #Ad

Amazon.com is providing the gift card prizes. Please read on for giveaway details. I would have to say that I was hesitant to get Amazon Prime, so less than a year ago, I sent out a Facebook question: Responses to this post really got me thinking and I joined shortly after. Amazon Prime Photos At the […]

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Put Your Child in the Story {Personalized Story Books}

This review has been compensated by Put Me in the Story. Honestly, I am loving this new trend of getting personalized story books. I was able to personalize a lot of things as a child because April is so common and, well, it’s on the calendar. However, my siblings aren’t so “lucky”. They have beautiful names, but […]

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Be Stubborn in Your Vision {by Becoming an Uber Driver}

Now that my children go to their independent school, our household budget has changed immensely. Before, my husband’s income was adequate to support our simple household. But now, we need to be able to finance sending three children to non-public education. As early as last year, I’ve started working on my own ventures. So far, […]

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Keeping in the Sun this Winter with @GlassesUSA

**This conversation is sponsored by GlassesUSA. All opinions are my own.** Summer is over. And in Florida, a real winter is never coming. Since moving here, I have noticed how much I miss seasons. Let’s be real, Southern California doesn’t exactly scream four seasons. Yet, I lived through several cold winters, including one that was […]

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CompTIA #MakeTechHERStory

On our way up the coast, my husband and I started talking about our career choices. He’s an aerospace engineer. I’m a lawyer. I love a lot of things about the law, but it doesn’t spark my creative side. He asked me why I didn’t choose another career field since I clearly have passions in other […]

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Hurricane Matthew… Getting Ready for the Big Storm

**This is not a disaster preparedness post. For those coming for that, I have linked guides for actual hurricane preparedness.** If you aren’t on the East Coast, you probably haven’t heard much about Hurricane Matthews bearing down on the eastern seaboard, the largest in a decade. For this area, I believe it’s the largest since Hurricane […]

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My All Natural Fabric Softener Solution

The essential oil revolution has brought out numerous claims. Some are completely legitimate, some are just sales tools and others are straight out lies. Don’t get me wrong, I have a large variety of essential oils in my stash ready for many types of solutions. One solution that has always struck me as questionable, at […]

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End Your Kids’ Summer with a Bang at Groupon #Groupon #ad

One thing that gets under my skin is finding an item cheaper after I already paid for it. With Groupon Goods, I’ve never had that problem. I told you a while back about the shopping haul. I still use all of those products and frequently search for more, checking out the app two or three times […]

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