Quick Guide to Finding College Scholarships

Quick Guide to Finding College Scholarships

Did you know that November is national scholarship month? For some people having a scholarship is one of the only ways they can afford to attend college. Gone are the days when our family starts a college fund for us upon our birth and add to it yearly. More and more families are living paycheck to paycheck every month even with two incomes. There just simply is not enough money to put into a college fund. While scholarships and student loans are needed more and more to pay for college you do need a strategy and game plan for applying for...
7 Different Scholarships for College to Apply For

7 Different Scholarships for College to Apply For

More and more families are looking for alternatives to paying for college. There are also more adults going back to school to either change careers or further their education in their current career. A popular way to be able to afford this is scholarships for college. College is getting more and more expensive with each passing year. The cost of college is getting harder for families to fund 100%. Families need to rely on 2 incomes just to make ends meet. In the past families started a college fund for a child pretty much as soon as they were...
7 Ways to Stand Out on College Scholarship Applications

7 Ways to Stand Out on College Scholarship Applications

College scholarships are a big part of your junior and senior year of high school. There are tips you can practice to stand out on your applications. I know, students just headed back to class. You are probably are thinking it's way too early to be thinking about college and scholarships. This is a myth, now is the perfect time to start thinking about college and scholarships. The competition for scholarships gets very fierce the closer to graduation it gets. Not to mention, there is also early enrollment in college. Here are 7 Ways to stand...
Creating a family budget does not have to be stressful

Creating a family budget does not have to be stressful

Creating a family budget does not have to be stressful. Having a budget is important, but it doesn't have to be stressful. Also, showing your children how to budget money is a great tool they can practice as children and have a system in place for adulthood. I am the one that does the budget for our household, and I make sure to update our spending every single time we make a purchase. The reason for this is, we only get paid once a month. I created a very easy to follow family budget plan. I have a sheet for every month in my binder. I...
Do You Know What Steps To Take After A Personal Injury?

Do You Know What Steps To Take After A Personal Injury?

Experiencing a personal injury is both scary and painful. There are steps you should take immediately to help protect yourself, and get any compensation that you are entitled to. Thankfully, I have never suffered a personal injury from a fall or car accident. I'm just clumsy though and trip over thin air. I did damage my ankles when I was around 19. That wasn't a personal injury that was someone else's fault. I was young and dumb (weren't we all at one point) and did the damage myself. If you are the unfortunate victim of a personal injury...
Need money faster than you can budget for it? A loan is an option.

Need money faster than you can budget for it? A loan is an option.

Money is a hot topic issue. When you say you need money, people are either quick to tell you how to save money or they try to one-up you on how they need mone more. There are times you legitimately need money right away, this can be achieved with a loan. There are different types of loans you can apply for, and for different reasons. Loans are one way to get out of debt but that should really be the last resort.  There are other ways you can get out of debt but we are discussing needing money fast and legal ways to do so. As a blogger or...
It’s important to do your homework when hiring any type of consultant.

It’s important to do your homework when hiring any type of consultant.

There are different reasons and types of consultants one can hire. Before you do hire someone though, you should do your homework on them and their company. There are tons of different types of consulting services out there. You can consult a doctor for a medical issue. Perhaps you have a legal issue of some kind and need to consult with a lawyer. If you have a good or bad experience with a company you may consult with their customer service department as well. What is the true definition of a consultant? Consulting is the business of...
Don’t let debt control your life, there are ways to get out of debt.

Don’t let debt control your life, there are ways to get out of debt.

Being in debt is a lot more common than you think. If you are debt, it can control your thoughts. Getting out of debt doesn't have to be difficult but it will take time depending on how in debt you are. Debt is a hotly debatable topic. We see on the news about companies in debt and going out of business, or the government is in a deficit that means debt. Then there are the commercials about getting out of debt, or many different types of Nationwide Debt Reduction Services. Debt can happen for various reasons and it's not because of...

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