Fiscal Fitness: Financial Planning
October 5, 2015

Fiscal Fitness: Financial Planning

Welcome to “Fiscal Fitness,” a four-week crash course covering financial planning, money management, credit repair and loan management. Once a week, we’ll be posting a blog entry on a new topic. This week, we’ll kick things off with financial planning. Financial planning is something we all have to do — in one way or another. […]

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Garage
September 22, 2015

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Garage

Garages can be used for many different purposes. Because they’re at ground level and offer wide-open floor space, garages can be converted into much more than an automobile storage shed. Here are several different ways people can repurpose their garage. 1. Home Gym   If you’re looking to shed a few pounds or firm up […]

DIY Planter Boxes
September 15, 2015

DIY Planter Boxes

A planter box, also known as a flower box, is a container that is usually placed outdoors and used for growing flowers, herbs or edible plants. It can also be used purely for decoration! If you want to make one yourself, trust us, it’s not as difficult as you think. Below we share four planter […]

10 Hacks to Get Your Family to Eat Healthy
August 24, 2015

10 Hacks to Get Your Family to Eat Healthy

Does your family enjoy eating fruits and vegetables? If yes, then lucky you! But chances are, you have to bribe your partner and children to enjoy healthy meals and snacks. While it might be a challenge to get your family on board with quinoa and kale, it’s not impossible. To help, we’ve come up with […]

Budgeting Tips for Teens
August 10, 2015

Practical Budgeting Tips for Young Adults

As your kids grow, the decisions they make surrounding money become more important, and teaching the young adults in your life about budgeting is no walk in the park. Don’t believe us? Just try to explain the importance of a checking and saving account without seeing eyes start to roll! But what if there was […]

Hacks For Your Car
July 8, 2015

10 Car Hacks

Drivers log an average of 13,476 miles every year. That’s 37 miles a day!1 Somewhere between all of that asphalt, harsh weather, bugs on your windshield and wrappers on your floorboards — your trusty car starts to look and feel the journeys on its exterior and interior. To make your driving experience more enjoyable (and […]

4th of July BBQ on a Budget
June 29, 2015

Fourth of July BBQ On a Budget

The Fourth of July is one of the best days of the entire summer. There’s food, games, family and a whole lot of fireworks. This year, you’ve decided you want your home to be BBQ central. However, you’re on a bit of budget. Check out how to make your grilling event the best of the […]

Greening Your Lifestyle
June 24, 2015

Going Green: Easy Daily Practices

Greening your lifestyle is as simple as becoming more environmentally aware and making small adjustments every day. The choice to go green is an ongoing process for everyone and one that will likely take extra time and patience. However, by deciding to take action, you reduce the amount of pollution and waste you generate! To […]

5 DIY Projects You Can Do In A Day
May 25, 2015

5 DIY Projects You Can Do In A Day

Do-it-yourself projects are a great way to improve the quality of your home without breaking the bank. But getting started on these projects can be a challenge, as we may fear they will never end! In order to get you primed to do a project, you should establish a reasonable timeline for projection completion. Or […]

Weekend Gardening 101
May 17, 2015

Building Your First Food Garden

Did you know that in the United States there are more than 43 million households with food gardens?1 Don’t let that number intimidate you, because 21 percent of those households are new to food gardening!1 Have you recently been struck with a green thumb? We’ll show you how to create your first food garden — […]