"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

July 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Kids & Money, Money, Parenting, Teens

Tweet Katie is a teenaged girl who wants a lot, and who expects her parents to foot the bill. She asks for manicures, haircuts and clothes without any thought to the financial cost. Susan Beacham sits down with Katie to discuss her family’s monthly income, and shows her the amount available to spend after mortgage […]

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Teaching the Tough Lesson of Delayed Gratification.

December 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Budgeting, Kids & Money, Money

Tweet Raising kids to be money smart kids will take some direction.  Total Wealth Management’s Jacob Cooper gives us parents some tips on how to do that.

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For All of You Budgeting Mama’s!

December 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Budgeting, Money

Tweet Appropriate is the word for this website and video.  Check out this great way of keeping track of your expenses and budgeting your way to a new financially responsible future. Less stress, more control and a whole lot more HAPPY!   This chicks website is www.budgetmama.com.

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The Secret to Budgeting

December 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Budgeting, Money

Tweet What is the secret to successful budgeting?  Well, it’s setting a goal first of all!  It keeps you focused and helps you keep track of everything you spend.  The most important thing about having a successful budgeting system is to be flexible though.  Stacy Johnson with Moneytalksnews.com explains the importance and simplicity of the […]

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Money Smart Mom

August 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Advice on Money, Blog, Budgeting

Tweet Money Smart Mom is the name of this budgeting Super Star Mom’s website.  Love the envelope idea mentioned by the anchor on CNBC while interviewing her.  Putting cash into envelops and only spending the amount allowed within the envelope is a great way to stay on budget.  Try it!

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