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Tracking your funds!

You’ve probably read the wise old advice of “use cash instead of credit, you’ll be able to budget your money better!” While this in part is true because once you run out of cash, that’s it, you’ve reach the amount you have to spend, how do you keep track of where the money went? One great way is to use your credit card. At the end [...]

Steps to Financial Planning for the Holiday Season

Financial planning is not necessarily a topic we think about during the holiday season. We are all so busy going to Christmas parties and planning who to buy for and what to get. For this reason, I thought it would be a good idea to share with you the steps to take in order to plan our finances during the holiday season. After all, we all spend [...]

Ways to Control Your Holiday Spending

Overspending and the holidays seem to go hand in hand, but it doesn’t and shouldn’t have to be that way. I know, I know, we want to show the people we love that we care by giving them thoughtful and sometimes expensive gifts. However, we have to remember that once the holidays are over, we are the ones stuck with a credit card bill we can [...]

Teaching Your Kids About Money

Teaching Your Kids About Money

photo: d i a n a* (This story was originally published by on Wed, May 19, 2010.) By Ana Gonzalez Ribeiro Up until a couple of years ago, being financially literate was a skill needed for “later in life.” Nowadays, things have drastically changed. The number of financial literacy classes is multiplying and money management [...]