Lady Lennia Chelsea: Can you hold a job while acquiring a education? In short, yes! But you have to be careful and understand what you can personally handle. When I first started my undergraduate, my father told me to not worry about employment and to just get the next few years under my belt. I took advantage of my unemployment by "uping" my course load a bit. I knew I wouldn't be … [Read more...] about Can You Hold a Job While Acquiring an Education?
These days, everyone is scrimping and saving. Back-to-school expenses are not an exception and can be very costly. From clothes, to supplies, and even bedding, the costs adds up. Let’s look at some ways to cut down cost and make going back to school inexpensive. REUSE Using services such as the Salvation Army and Goodwill not only donates money for a good cause, but you can also find some … [Read more...] about Going Back to School Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Amusement Parks and Eating Healthy Well, this week is "fun week." I am doing all sorts of fun stuff with my kids before they leave for MS. We are definitely going to the beach, carnival on Tuesday, and possibly Oceanbreeze Waterpark. A really good way to save money with carnivals/fairs is by checking to see if they have a discount day. On Tuesday our carnival … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Amusement Parks and Eating Healthy
Something I’m sure you've picked up on your road to success is balance. You will soon learn (if you haven’t yet) that stability in your body and your finances helps give you peace of mind. Money isn’t everything, but it does make things a lot easier. To help you maintain and “have it all,” here’s the 411 on your financial 911 emergency. Make a List You’ll need some paper for this: List all … [Read more...] about Making Financial Plans for the Future
In this economy, everyone is trying to save money. You might feel like you don’t make enough money to save anything. But with discipline and a few tips, saving money doesn't have to be a nightmare. DIY Do it yourself! If you can fix it, make it, or clean it yourself, why pay someone to do it for you? Being proactive and learning new skills can save you hundreds of dollars over time, and it gives … [Read more...] about A Little Goes a Long Way: Saving on a Small Income