Beloved Desserts From 50 States

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America is often called a melting pot. You can see this mixing of backgrounds, cultures, and local ingredients in the pots and pans of our country’s bakers.  Born out of European influences, traveling immigrants, Great Depression ingenuity, and farm-fresh crops, … Read More

How To Build Generational Wealth

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When you envision generational wealth, do you see images of private jets, lavish parties, extra chilled martinis, and designer clothes for toddlers come into view? That may be, but this post is not about those already wealthy. It’s about people … Read More

10 Benefits of Going To Community College

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“I wanted to race cars. I didn’t like school, and all I wanted to do was to work on cars. But right before I graduated, I got into a really bad car accident, and I spent that summer in the … Read More

12 Ways To Save Money On A Tight Budget

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How to save money on a tight budget? It may seem impossible for the 54% of Americans who live paycheck-to-paycheck or the nearly 40% of people earning $100,000 per year who are also similarly strained. There is no shame in … Read More

How to Invest in an Airbnb From Out of State

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There are plenty of reasons to think about investing in a short-term rental property out of state. You may have just gone on a vacation and decided the people who own the place you are renting were making a killing. … Read More

Don’t Stress! Make a Travel Checklist

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Do you love taking vacations but hate packing? Well, you’re not alone! A recent OnePoll survey found that 65% of people have a difficult time packing for trips.  With 33% of people packing their bags only 24 hours before their … Read More

Here Are 8 Key Questions to Ask When Buying a House

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My college professor once said you know when you’re an adult when you have a mortgage. His comment couldn’t be farther from the truth. Although, for many people, homeownership is a significant milestone in their life. Not knowing the right … Read More

10 Steps To Creating A Sound Financial Plan

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Everything goes better when there is a thoughtful plan in place. Whether single, married, and with children, you should build a financial plan that best fits your lifestyle now and in the future. Everyone needs a financial plan to help … Read More

Resolve Your Debt in Collections (For Real This Time)

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Has it gotten to the point where debt is in collections now? If you’re overwhelmed with your options and don’t know who to trust for affordable solutions, you’re not alone.  According to Urban Institute, 71 million American adults, or one-third, … Read More