Family Checklist

This year has been anything but normal. At the end of 2019, who would have thought we would have a pandemic, hurricanes, wildfires, riots and a society that more splintered than ever. In our own life, we have also been faced with the challenge of being the care takers for a friend who lives 1,300 […]

Life After the Pandemic

The pandemic has reshaped family, consumer, corporate, and government behavior. And much of it in a good way. Debt has turned into a curse word, and people are going to be more fiscally conservative, at least for the short term. More people will focus on paying off personal debt and avoiding any new debt. There […]

Tips for Pandemic Survival

There’s a lot of stress and financial anxiety these days. Knowing what you can control and what you are worried about are two different things. How you spend money during this time is one of the things you can control. The financial challenges that came with this pandemic are a prime example of why everybody […]

What is a Crisis Budget and When Do You Implement it?

Unless you are one of the wealthiest people in the world, sooner or later you will probably have some type of financial setback. At some time in your life you are likely to face a family financial crisis such as a job loss, business reversal, illness, death of a family member, or military deployment of […]

There’s a Catfish on the Sidewalk!

We’ve spent a lot of time this month preparing for then dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. For you non-Floridians, hurricane preparation means securing anything in the yard or patio that could be picked up by the wind and become a projectile. Laundry must to be done because we all need clean underwear in […]