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

10 Practical Save Money Tips For People Who Have A Hard Time Saving

Have a hard time saving money each month? Today we share 10 Practical Save Money Tips For People Who Have A Hard Time Saving that may make it easier to save money even if your bank account is currently in the red.Continue reading10 Practical Save Money Tips For People Who Have A Hard Time Saving

6 Money Lessons For Your Kids

Kids learn money management lessons from their parents at a very young age. In fact, children as young as three years old understand that you exchange money to buy things. As they get older, our kids need to understand how to manage their money to live a happy and successful life. But with so much bad money advice out there, what are the right money lessons parents need to teach their kids? What money lessons for your kids are most important?Continue reading6 Money Lessons For Your Kids