My wife and I were watching some old episodes of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ on Netflix streaming and came across the episode titled “The Checkbook”. In this episode, Ray takes over responsibility of the family checkbook from Debra after he says how easy it should be to handle the books. UnfortunatelyContinue Reading

Your parents have been offering security, comfort and assistance throughout the years and it is now time to give something back. Elderly people will feel overwhelmed by financial planning and making sure that they have enough retirement resources. Assisting your aging parents with financial planning will require a bit ofContinue Reading

A young friend of mine is currently in her senior year of college, where she is majoring in high school education. I guess you could say she was really “lucky” and came from a poor family. This meant that she qualified for a program through our state that provided freeContinue Reading

Excerpt courtesy of The Family Finances When was the last time you went credit card shopping? No, I don’t mean when was the last time you went shopping and paid for it with your credit card. I mean, when was the last time you went shopping for a credit card?Continue Reading