For the last few weeks, I’ve been commuting to and from work. And, if there’s one thing I have learned during this time of transition, it’s this: commuting to work sucks. With that being said, please keep in mind that I have only had a 10 minute drive to work for most of my adult life. Because I’ve been spoiled for so many years, my new and unimproved 45-50 minute commute is freakin’ killing me – and I don’t even have to deal with traffic! [Read more...]
Yeah, yeah. I know. Half of you don’t have a clue who I am…or only know about me because of Holly’s writing. (Seriously, the turnover rate during the last 4 months has been ginormous!) I also know that Holly has been kicking some major ass at this gig all on her own. But, now that I’m not legally barred from writing on my own website, I’m back to help my wife with the site so that she can focus on freelance writing and earning more money from her side gigs. [Read more...]
Your home is your castle, and that means you need to treat it like one. In order to safeguard your home, you must take steps to secure your home against intruders. No matter how safe your neighborhood is, thieves can always make your home a target. If you want to strangers from getting into your home, follow these simply DIY steps: [Read more...]
Before most of us are even old enough to vote or drink, we’re asked to make one of our biggest life decisions. At 17 years old, high school seniors have to wade through the hundreds of college options and pick a school that they think will be suitable to prepare them for their future career. That’s a lot of pressure for most kids. And, although we may not realize it at the time, that choice will have long lasting effects on the future. [Read more...]
These days, young adults have the potential for long-term debt coming at them from every direction. Credit card debt used to be a big problem for some, but nowadays soul-crushing student loan debt is the culprit just as often. Student loan debt has reached epic proportions and is making a name for itself by burning holes in pockets, checkbooks, and bank accounts across the nation.
A four-year college education can cost as much as $100,000, ranging from $10-20,000 per semester. As the mother of two small children, I find this startling to say the least. Check out this infographic for more frightening statistics: [Read more...]