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Navigating Difficult Times

Navigating Difficult Times

  Sometimes life is so hard, how do we navigate through the difficult times? I think that often in our first world lives, we feel like life should be easy and things should always be good. Then when struggles come, we think we have done something wrong. But that...

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

  April is Financial Literacy Month. What is financial literacy and why does it matter? Someone who is financially literate understands the basic concepts about money such as budgeting, debt, saving and investing. They know how to manage money and make wise...

Zero-Based Budget Explained

Zero-Based Budget Explained

  Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own.      I - E = 0. Did you learn that formula in...

Three Lies You May Be Telling

Three Lies You May Be Telling

The teen years are a great time to teach our kids valuable skills which will help them once they become adults. However money is one of those crazy topics that many families shy away from talking about. Could you possibly be telling yourself one of these three lies?...

Calculating a Tip

Calculating a Tip

Did you forget this lesson? Does your middle schooler/high schooler know the steps for calculating a tip properly? Sometimes as parents we don’t even realize the lessons we haven’t taught our kids that they need to know. Sometimes I see my teens struggling with a...

What Do You Want Out of Life?

What Do You Want Out of Life?

We have been talking about goal setting this month on the podcast. Many times we feel unfulfilled with our lives. We are just going through the motions and have nothing that we are striving for. It’s so easy to slip into that, especially if you work at a rote job...