Family Finances

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Financial Minimalism

Money can be complicated. It can cause stress, tensions in relationships, and disappointments. However, money can also help provide opportunity, […]

Kids Savings Account- Do they need one?

No, children do not need a savings account but most parents feel like they should open one up as soon […]

True Costs of Education

If you have children, a huge driver of where you choose to live depends on where your little ones will […]

Can you afford a family pet?

I love dogs, especially Golden Retrievers. I have always had a Golden in my life. I had Max, Toby, Jake, […]

Living the Dream in the Bay Area- Is it worth it?

The Bay Area is a beautiful place to live. Mountains, beaches, great weather, robust economy, wine country, great food, active […]

YEAR OF THE MONKEY 2016- ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN

Do not waste your time planning out every detail of your life this year! The influence of the Monkey puts […]

Surviving the Cost of Kids

It is hard to save money when you have kids. The cost of full-time childcare so that both parents can […]

Credit Cards: Friend or Foe

With today’s perks, credit cards can help you earn free flights, hotel stays, gift cards and give you actual cash […]