Tips to make the transition of getting your kids back into school smooth and easy.

The start of a new school year is very exciting for some, but for others, it may cause some anxiety with the new adjustment. Here are some tips to help both you and your child smoothly adapt to the change. Meet the teacher Break the ice before school starts by meeting your teacher. Many kids fear … Continue reading Tips to make the transition of getting your kids back into school smooth and easy.

52 Week Money Challenge

Saving money is tough....especially when you are in your teens and 20's! We're counting every penny and it's really hard not to spend it, let alone save it! That is why this 52-week challenge is a great source for young adults or those who need a little push to start saving. It's time to test your ability to commit … Continue reading 52 Week Money Challenge

10 Ways for Teens to Earn Money

Summer’s here, and the time might be right for your teen to get a summer job. There are a number of ways for teens to make money, and a lot of reasons for teens to get summer jobs: A summer gig will help them develop decision-making, organizational and social skills, plus work skills that will … Continue reading 10 Ways for Teens to Earn Money

What Lenders Look for in a Small Business

Lenders look at many different factors when considering whether to approve a small-business loan application and, if approved, the amount to give. Some of these are concrete numbers, like your credit score, and others are more ambiguous, such as your character. Although each lender may look at the complex puzzle of your application from a … Continue reading What Lenders Look for in a Small Business

Outdoor Home Renovations? Think Budget and Scope

Many homeowners view their outdoor spaces as their own personal oases, places where they can relax, dine and spend time with their friends and loved ones. In light of this, it makes sense that homeowners consider investing in major features that will transform their outdoor areas into additional living spaces. Like any home-renovation project, however, … Continue reading Outdoor Home Renovations? Think Budget and Scope