Shutterstock When my sons were in elementary school, I wanted to make sure they nailed three basic money lessons: saving, spending, and sharing. As an adult, the art of managing money isn’t much different from the piggy-bank lessons we teach our children. If we can get these three things right, we can master our finances.
At this point, the research is conclusive—spending money on others makes you happier. That’s not a new idea by any stretch, but it bears repeating as we approach the end of the year. This is the time where most nonprofits and charities are hustling like crazy to meet year-end quotas and cobble together a respectable
The season of fall brings around new colors and new weather. It also precludes the season of winter, as well as a few significant holidays. During this time of year, we often reflect on the things that we have and the people in our lives. When thinking about what we are thankful for, we often