Aug 302020

Working from Home – How to Create A Distraction-Free Home Workspace

Posted on August 30, 2020 Uncategorized

  Since March of 2020, roughly half of working Americans began bringing their work home with them – literally. As a result of COVID-19, many offices closed their doors to non-essential employees, leading many to have to work remotely full-time. For many it wasn’t a huge change, but for others, especially parents and those responsible for taking care of family members, it presented a challenge. Working from home became a “new normal” of sorts.   Finding a solid work-life balance when your work and personal life are under the same roof can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Aug 232020

Are You Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Posted on August 23, 2020 Uncategorized

  There’s an important question we must ask ourselves, especially in times of economic insecurity: What would happen if you lost your job or another major source of income for a week, a month, or even longer? Do you have money put away in a savings account or certificate? Most importantly, without that income, what’s your Plan B for paying bills and buying necessities for yourself, your family, and your home?   It’s certainly an uncomfortable question, as nobody wants to think of themselves in that situation. But as we have seen in the last year, it’s more important than

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Aug 162020

Great Family Fun Ideas While You’re At Home

Posted on August 16, 2020 Uncategorized

  These days, many of us might be feeling a little stir-crazy. With many states on varying degrees of lockdown, there aren’t many places to go with your family to get out of the house and enjoy life. If you have children, you’re probably feeling the pinch even harder; keeping them active when they have to stay home can be challenging, especially if you’re the type of parent who’s strict on limiting screen time. However, with a little ingenuity, there are a number of ways you can keep you and your family entertained.   Here are a few ways to

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Aug 062020

Keeping Organized – Tips for a Secure Filing System

Posted on August 06, 2020 Uncategorized

  Getting organized should be a part of any adult’s everyday life. Whether it’s your home office, kitchen, desk at work, or even your personal computer, having a system of organization can save you time every day and create a stress-free environment for yourself and those you live with. However, keeping organized not only saves you time and stress, but when it comes to important paperwork and documents, it can also save you and your money in the long run.   Organization is more than simply knowing where to put things – it also includes creating a filing system and

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Aug 022020

Money and Marriage – Communicating While Merging Finances

Posted on August 02, 2020 Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A

  Getting married is one of the most exciting and life-changing experiences for any adult. However, when you take the steps to spend the rest of your life with someone, you’re making big changes in all aspects of your lives as well. One of the biggest and certainly the most important steps is deciding how to merge your finances once you’re legally married. It can certainly be a challenge, but it can easily be done with the right amount of communication and openness. The decisions you make as a married couple can affect the future of your finances for years

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