The Impact of Rising Gas Prices on the American Consumer

The high cost of gas is a problem affecting everyone in the United States. The impact of rising gas prices on the American consumer has informed travel, work, and leisure plans. The issue is not just the high cost of gas, but the increasing cost of living. Inflation, or the rise of costs of goods and services, means that the cost of food, clothing, and shelter have all increased, while wages have remained the same. How are you handling the increase of gas costs in your family budget?Continue readingThe Impact of Rising Gas Prices on the American Consumer

9 Tasks You Can Do Yourself to Save Money at Home

In our subscription culture, many of us have subscribed to the fundamentally American way of life that includes having a service or monthly bill that pays for an everyday task that many people used to consider a normal part of life. DIY culture has changed for this some, but most people tend towards paying for services such as lawn service, car washing subscriptions, dog washing/clipping services, childcare services, house cleaning services, and much more. Given the economic climate with a recession looming and inflation at an all-time high, you might be looking for tasks you can do yourself to save money. Continue reading9 Tasks You Can Do Yourself to Save Money at Home

6 Excellent Books on Raising Financially Savvy Kids

Raising financially savvy kids is harder than it sounds. Kids have everything taken care of for them including groceries, housing, transportation, education, and entertainment. While it’s not healthy to scare your children into financial awareness, setting up systems in your home to promote allowance for hard work can be a great way to raise financially savvy kids. Kids who understand the value of hard work and subsequent money earned (even if it is for chores done around the house) will be more fiscally responsible adults. So, these excellent books on raising financially savvy kids can help. Continue reading6 Excellent Books on Raising Financially Savvy Kids

12 Smart Ways to Trim Your Grocery Bill and Tame Inflation

If you’ve watched the news, been to the grocery store recently, or are getting an earful from the shopper in your family, you know that inflation in the United States is at an all-time high. What began in January 2022 as slight inflation has now spiraled out of control. Depending on what state you live in, you may be seeing increases closer to 20-30%. It’s nuts. So, what can we do, you might be asking? Here are 14 smart ways to trim your grocery bill during inflation.Continue reading12 Smart Ways to Trim Your Grocery Bill and Tame Inflation

How to Make Money Driving Places You Normally Do

Do you sometimes feel like driving is your part-time job but someone forgot to pay you for it? Shuffling the kids off to school in your car, then to after-school activities, then to the dry cleaners, then to the grocery store, then to ….and the list never seems to end. What if you could make money driving places you normally do?Continue readingHow to Make Money Driving Places You Normally Do

Top 5 Ways To Make An Extra $500 This Month

If you need to make an extra $500 this month then we have a plan that may help you do just that. This plan does not involve starting a blog or pawning jewelry. Those are not bad options, but I digress.Continue readingTop 5 Ways To Make An Extra $500 This Month