Revenge Spending and Other Married Money Tricks

The author of Kiplinger article ‘How Money Is Used as a Weapon in Relationships’ says: “Money is among the most powerful weapons of control in a relationship.” Money and control in a relationship is a complex and powerful topic. Yet newlyweds as well as long time married folks may not even be aware of some of the … … Continue reading

7 Ways Preparing for Emergency Survival can be Green

I’ve recently been reading up on survival preparedness in case of a loss of power for lengthy periods of time. Residents of developed nations are dismally dependent on electricity to make it through their days. Without power, nothing works – for most of us – no lights, no heat, no air conditioning, no entertainment, possibly no … … Continue reading

Should YOU Buy a Boat?

Although we live in the Midwest US, every weekend (and weekday during summer months) we see folks in their pickups hauling boats on trailers. There are boat shows, boats at Cabella’s, boat manufacturers and lots of people whose main recreation is ‘going to the lake’. My growing up family were definitely land lubbers. We didn’t own … … Continue reading

Start Living in Your Dream Home Sooner

Close your eyes and picture that dream home that you’ve been pining for. The one with the wrap around porch and oasis in the back. Or perhaps a trendy industrial loft with exposed brick interiors. Let me guess, it’s a cabin in the woods, with squirrels as your neighbors and a lakeside frontage. Everyone has … … Continue reading

How Taking Advantage of New Technology Can Improve Your Bottom Line

We live in a world where it seems like new technologies are released every day. And while some tech updates are rather frivolous (such as how by the time you purchase the latest iPhone, Apple will have already announced a new one), other technologies can ultimately have a significant positive impact on your company‚Äôs bottom … … Continue reading