Have you eaten out lately? Out in your backyard or on your patio? Get in touch with your family by cooking outside.
Establish price limits on all purchases, big and small. Birthday gifts for family and friends; replacing of appliances; landscape upgrades or additions; items at home parties.
Still having a difficult time making ends meet? Consider getting a part-time job to increase cash flow.
It’s summer – mind your utility costs, especially if you didn’t add a “fudge factor” in your spending plan for higher electric bill. Use ceiling fans or oscillating fans to help move the cool air
No child should die of heatstroke from being left alone in a hot car! Share this if you want to help stop this 100% preventable tragedy. If you see a child alone in a hot vehicle, call 911 or your local emergency number immediately. If the child is in distress due to heat, get that child out as quickly as possible. Cool the child rapidly by spraying the child with cool water or with water from a garden hose (an ice bath isn’t necessary nor desirable). Visit http://www.safercar.gov/heatstroke… Read More →
Are you happy with your financial institution? If not, compare three banks of the same size and/or three credit unions to see what each of their benefits are. Review: fees, interest rates, account offerings and updated account requirements such as paperless accounts.
Time to check your next credit report – http://www.annualcreditreport.com
Avoid wasting money ~ avoid speeding and parking tickets. If you receive one, pay as soon as possible to avoid collection fees.
Have you taken a look around your home, have a lot of “stuff”, time to start clearing the clutter.