Teens who learn to manage their money will reap the benefits of financial stability, goal attainment, and monetary self-control. There are many life skills to teach a youth, but financial responsibility is one of those skills that needs to be taught, not only by academic knowledge, but by example. Create a Budget No matter how
No one wants to think about an illness or accident and least of all plan for it, but these contingencies of life cannot be ignored. You may not be able to avoid a sudden illness/ accident, but the amount you end up spending on medical care and their impact on your savings can be minimized.
Everyone agrees that it’s important to save money, but saying and doing are two different things (especially when it comes to finances). Regularly setting aside money for various financial goals is really hard to do, given all the other things we could be spending that money on now. You can make saving money a lot
Do you have friends who—as soon as they moved into their first adult place of their own—immediately went out and got an adorable puppy or cat? I sure do, because I was one of them. When I was 24 I moved into my first “real” apartment with my girlfriend (now wife), Lauren. We could barely afford the
There are some things that add value to a home that property owners can’t control. Though homeowners can’t always determine what’s going on in the neighborhood, there are dozens of easy and affordable fixes that can add value to a home. This Old House has literally 100 easy DIY fixes to spruce up your house.
Most people who own homes will agree that there’s always room for some sort of improvement. The problem, however, is that sprucing up a home costs money — something most of us don’t have in an unlimited supply. The good news is, you don’t need to spend a fortune to refresh your home and boost