Archives For Christmas

Pile of MoneyAs I am writing this, the first snow of the winter is falling.  Next week is Thanksgiving and then all of our attention will be on the biggest holiday of the year…Christmas.  For many households, Christmas is becoming more bah-hum bug because of the commercialization of Christmas.  We want to help you take some of the stress away from Christmas this year and the next.

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Jacob RainsAs a parent, have you ever had one of those moments where your child did the right thing and it put a smile on your face and warmed your heart?  As a parent you try to do all the right things and hope in the end it pays off when your children grow up.  Over Christmas, I was able to witness such an event with my fifteen year old son and it went beyond just affecting his life. Continue Reading…

Christmas Shopping Tips

Ten ways to get the most out of your money this holiday season!With “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” just around the corner, it is a reminder that the holiday season is upon us.  Did you know that the average household spends between $400-$600 per year on Christmas?  That average is down considerably from the early 2000’s when the average was just under $1,100.  With all of that being said, what can you do to make sure you do not break the bank this Christmas?  Here’s how. Continue Reading…