Safe Summer: 3 Ways to Protect Your Kids from Recreational Injuries

Children are out of school and are looking forward to a fun-filled summer both at home and while on vacation. Unfortunately, summertime adventures are more likely to result in injuries than sitting inside playing video games. According to … [Continue reading]

Poor Credit Got You Down? Try This…

Disadvantages of Having Bad Credit

Living with bad credit might feel like you're never going to be able to own anything or be able to get ahead in life. With almost a third of the people in the United States living with at least bad credit, you're in good company... well maybe not … [Continue reading]

How to Create the Ideal Home Office You’ll Enjoy Working In

Uncluttered Workspace

Working from home is an awesome perk, but not if you're stuck working on the cluttered corner of the kitchen table. To ensure maximum focus and creativity, you need to provide yourself with optimal working conditions. Consider creating a tranquil … [Continue reading]

Modern Housing Hacks to Get a New House- Cheap

Alternative Housing

One of the most effective ways to build wealth is to either own land or own a home. If you have both, you may be able to secure your financial future and that of generations to come. But houses are expensive and a major portion of the cost goes to … [Continue reading]

Landscaping the Perfect Yard on a Budget

Budget Landscaping

Real Estate professionals stress the importance of "Curb Appeal" but it's not just for selling your house. Your yard is the first impression you make on guests, neighbors, and yourself. When you simply want your house to stand out, your yard and curb … [Continue reading]

Budget Busters: How to Handle Unexpected Costs

car insurance

If you've been reading Your Family Finances for any time at all you will know that we consistently stress the need for an "Emergency Fund". We've often said, "When you have the money it isn't an emergency but simply an inconvenience." You should be … [Continue reading]

Saving Money in the Laundry Room?

Saving money on Laundry

We all could stand to save some money on laundry supplies. Name-brand detergents can be ridiculously expensive and just drying clothes in the clothes dryer can increase electricity bills. Even buying dryer sheets can be an unnecessary expense, but … [Continue reading]

True Cost: How to Calculate the Financial Needs of Your Family

When you were single and living alone, you might have had money to spare every week, or you may have lived with your parents and saved a ton. Now, however, you're responsible for an entire family. This fact has caused you to need to reevaluate your … [Continue reading]