College for Parents

Although it is still August, here is Pennsylvania, there are signs of fall.  The air is cooler and our garden is transitioning from the vibrant colors of spring and summer to more earthy shades.  Another sign that change is here is that the neighborhood is quieter and some social posts from friends have indicated thatContinue reading ”    College for Parents”

 Making a List and Checking It Twice

 In previous blogs, I have mentioned ideas for saving in small ways. Now, let’s look at the bigger economic picture in terms of your money management, long term financial planning, and estate planning.  As a former teacher, I always reminded my students that “sometimes you don’t know what you don’t know.”  With this mindset, IContinue reading  Making a List and Checking It Twice

5 Types of Apps to Help You Control Your Budget

In my last blog post, I mentioned that there were some apps for your phone that could make you more mindful about saving money.   Since your phone is your constant companion, it makes sense that it could have some tools that help you see where the money is going, in real time. Of course youContinue reading “5 Types of Apps to Help You Control Your Budget”

Life happens. So, you should plan ahead.

According to Merriam- Webster Dictionary, middle age is defined as the ages from about 45-64. There is some variation and some people believe it starts at age 36. That is fairly accurate because as of 2019, the average life expectancy was 72.6 years. For me, due to life circumstances, I felt that my youth endedContinue reading “Life happens. So, you should plan ahead.”