Category: Family & Personal

Penny Saved Penny Earned: 5 Tips for Growing Your Savings

Bills likely eat up most of your monthly budget, which can make it difficult to build up a savings account. However, there are a few money-saving tips can help anyone...

Alone at Last: How to Set Up Your First Condo

Renting an apartment might be fine for a while, but there will almost certainly come a day when you look forward to getting a place that you can call you own. Instead of...

Three Wedding Costs That Are Worth Spending Money On

Pinterest is all about the cutesy and affordable DIY wedding, complete with the mason jar centerpieces and the oh-so-perfect customized aisle runner. That’s all well...

How to Make It Easy to Spend More Time Outside

Your patio or deck is the ideal place to kick back and relax while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. It may also be a great space for entertaining friends and...

Where to Turn When Family Drama Starts Getting Dangerous

No matter how stable and well-adjusted any family may seem to be, life will always throw curve balls. Sometimes, even the most stable families can hit a severe rough...

Ready for Kids? 3 Things that Can Make Adoption the Best Option

While some couples may genuinely have no desire to have children, it seems that “marriage and family” are often inextricably intertwined in the minds of many. Even...

What to Think about before You Lease that Top-Floor Apartment

As you select a new apartment to lease soon, you may have the option to lease a top-floor apartment or a mid-level or lower-level apartment. A top-floor apartment may...

3 Tips for Making 2019 the Year You Fix Your Finances

Every year, millions of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions and every year, they essentially make the same 5-10 resolutions. These resolutions generally revolve...

How to Easily Dispose of Extra Trash after Holiday Festivities

The holidays are a time for gift-giving, gathering together with family and friends and enjoying other festivities. So much merriment unfortunately often results in a...

Last Minute Ways to Make Moving Day a Success

It’s easy to underestimate the complexity and strain of a move. Yet, moving actually generates more stress than getting a divorce. So any last minute ways you can make...

Worst Case: What Can Go Wrong at a Holiday Party

Holiday parties are a time to gather together, celebrate the season and be merry. These events include great food, music, and conversation with those who are near and...

A Few Things to Check before You Fly Home for the Holidays

You’ve been dreaming about the food your family is going to serve at the holiday dinner. While that thought gets you through the weeks leading up to your vacation,...

How to Make Sure Your Outside Pet Feels at Home

You love your pet, and you want to keep it by your side at all times. Unfortunately, not all pets can be indoor pets. For pets that need to be kept outside, there are...

Cooling Off: 3 Pet Preparations to Make before Temperatures Plummet

Most pet owners know how important it is to take good care of your pet when temperatures soar, but they may not think as much as their pet’s needs when temperatures...