Thursday, March 30, 2017

Green and Greener Still

Written by:  Dina Isola Saving your green and going green can go hand-in-hand.  Here are three energy saving tips that are good for the environment and your pocketbook! 1.  Power Down.  We all know to turn off lights in empty rooms, but did you know that even when an appliance is plugged in and turned off, it […]

Affordable Valentines

February 6, 2017
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By Dina Isola Making Valentine’s Day special doesn’t have to break the bank. If actions speak louder than words, you can make a statement this Valentine’s Day without spending a dime. Here are some of my favorite ways to say “I love you.” Make his favorite dinner. Put the kids to bed, light candles and […]

Take control of your finances

January 2, 2017
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Ladies, it’s time for us to step up to the plate and gain control of our finances! We are smart, savvy women. So why is it so hard to get control of our money? Well, it’s easy. We don’t really want to, or we feel so completely overwhelmed by the monster pile of growing bills, […]

All I want for Christmas is to be debt free!

December 5, 2016
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Every bill that arrives stares back at me My credit is shot as you can see I don’t know just who to blame for this catastrophe! But my one wish on Christmas Eve is as plain as it can be! All I want for Christmas is to be debt-free. To be debt-free. Yes, to be […]

Financial Do’s & Don’ts

November 5, 2016
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5 Financial Do’s Do treat investing as a vital, non-negotiable budget item. If you make it a priority, it becomes one. Do aim to save at least 10% of your gross income across all your accounts. If you can do more than 10%, that’s even better. Do get rid of bad debt (credit cards), which […]

Budget 101: Where to begin

July 10, 2016
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Change always is difficult. You may have been saying to yourself “I’m not good with money” or “I don’t know what I’m doing”. Well, you’re wrong on both counts. Did you know that becoming financially savvy isn’t about the book knowledge so much as it is about your nature? Most of us have the basics […]

Effective Allowance

April 30, 2016
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Written by: Anton Simunovic Developing healthy money habits early on can set your child’s financial compass for life. Parents are best able to encourage financial self-reliance in their children by paying them an allowance – as long as it’s implemented effectively. Anton Simunovic, Founder & CEO of ThreeJars.com leads the way with a site that […]

Fixed Expenses

February 1, 2016
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One of the best ways to increase your monthly cash flow is to reduce fixed expenses, such as your cell phone service, home phone service, or cable/internet bills. Lower these bills and your savings is times 12! Get out your bills, use these 5 money savings tips, and start paying less today. Know what you […]

Marriage & Money: Learning to get along

January 4, 2016
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By Dina Isola If fighting about money has become a ritual in your household, you are not alone. Money is a leading cause of tension between couples. Before it goes too far, realize that you both have control of the situation. These steps can help you work together to fix your differences: Know both of […]

Share the burden

June 8, 2015
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Our husbands carry a lot of the financial worry. Whether they write out the bills or earn the money to cover the bills, money is on their minds more than they would ever admit. This week have a dialogue with your husband. Find out what his greatest financial worries are and what his greatest financial […]

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