Finance

Money Mindfulness

Money is a constant presence in our lives. Almost every major decision we make can be tied to a financial impact. Because of this, it can be a major stressor that is made worse when we don’t have an understanding… read more

How to Budget in 2022 

Saving money just became easier -- in 2022, the Google Play and Apple stores offer a few budgeting applications that calculate and allocate funds.  Here are four that we downloaded and reviewed! Mint Mint is a free budgeting application available… read more

Talking Money With Your Partner

Money makes the world go round, but unfortunately it can be the cause of significant stress in our lives and in our relationships. Differences in opinion regarding joint or separate bank accounts, lack of communication on saving versus spending on… read more

Financing Your Furry Friends

Cute faces, fuzzy snuggles and loyal companionship make animals so endearing to us. The thought of coming home from work to a cat sleeping on the couch, an excited puppy waiting at the door or fish swimming peacefully in your… read more

Conducting an Annual Expense Review

You probably visit your doctor once a year for a checkup, but there's something else to pencil on the calendar: an annual review of your utilities and insurance. An annual review is a great opportunity to determine if there are… read more

Hitting the Open Road With Your Family

In early 2019, Kristy Bickmeyer was at a Fleetwood Mac concert listening to this lyric when she realized she was ready to make a life-changing decision. Bickmeyer and her husband had been considering hitting the road in an RV with… read more

The World’s Most Expensive Foods

When dining at a restaurant, we sometimes gripe about the prices on the menu and wonder if the food is really worth the cost. While eating local can sometimes feel costly, we scoured the world to find the most expensive… read more

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