I have 15+ years writing, course development, and training experience in the tech, financial, and business sectors. My clients have included Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and nonprofits.
My son A.J. is 17, and he is special needs. He’s on the Autism spectrum—more Asperger side of things—so his behavior is not what most kids would think of as normal. Even though he has been homeschooled since fifth grade, he still interacts with other kids at church and community, so he’s had instances where kids would tease him because he was either different or slower than they were. Kids who didn’t understand him or understand his behavior would ignore him, shun him, or make fun of him.
Money is freedom or at least it should be. It enables you to live abundantly and affords you a lifestyle that is much higher than ¾’s of the world’s population.
So why are so many people merely surviving? In the land of freedom and opportunity too many of us are barely getting by. Most believe the news reports that says the economy is bad. We buy into the hype and get depressed each time those words are uttered. We fall into a financial survival mentality that, instead of making things better...
Sometimes I get questions that I just have to share with you. My answers will benefit others because so many people face the same situation. I was asked how a mom who is unemployed can manage her finances. Here are my answers, 7 Ways to Manage Finances Through Unemployment, in interview style format.
1. If you lose your job abruptly, what’s the first thing you should do in regard to your finances and debts?
Review your expenses and cut/reduce costs beyond the basic necessities. Next contact y...
In the past I’ve shared how I’ve made money online through freelance writing, surveys, focus groups and various other ways. Those methods are just a drop in the bucket for ways to make money online. This list has links to places you can sell almost anything for a little (or lot) extra cash.You will likely need to take a few minutes to set up an account, but once you do you will be able to sell stuff that’s been sitting around the house for months or years. Browse through the list and see what you can sell for some quick cash.
In the land of freedom and opportunity too many of us are barely getting by. Most believe the news reports that says the economy is bad and fall into a financial survival mentality that, instead of making things better, makes things worse. Here's how to turn a negative financial mindset around. Shared from FatWallet.com
Thanks to, www..momitforward.com and Samantha Gregory for tips on stretching our holiday dollars.
Here are some strategies for making your money go farther when shopping for the holidays.
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During this time of year everyone has to report how much income they made last year. You will probably receive a tax refund of a few hundred or even a few thousand dollars. Hopefully you are not one of those people that blow the money on useless things, worst yet on things that will not make you any money for the rest of the year.The top 5 things tax refunds are used on are:VacationsFurnitureDebt/BillsElectronicsSavingsThe ways financial experts say you should spend it include:Save itInvest itSplurge
A New York Times article states that the FCC plans to propose rules requiring mobile phone companies to alert customers by voice or text message when they are have reached monthly usage limits and are about to incur extra charges. The problem is that so many mobile phone user are getting “bill shock” each month because they have gone over their limit in voice and data
Read the Jack the Giant Slayer movie review from our Atlanta Parent Squad contributor. A great family movie for kids ages 8 and up.