Little kids are so funny sometimes. I work, part time, at our local community center, at the Welcome Desk. They do wonderful after school programs for our local kids, and one day a little girl came up to the desk and said hi. She told me she wasn’t taking “ballerina class” that day and then she asked me something that would have mortified her mother. She asked, and I quote, “Are You Old?” (insert little girl’s voice). I laughed and said “Oh, you think I’m old because of my grey hair. No, I’m not old…I’m older than you are!” She then said “I’m 5!” (again, in a little girl’s voice). Continue reading
You’re working hard every day and you’re putting in the hours that you think you need in order to have a great life before and after retirement, but you just can’t seem to get ahead of the debt that you’ve racked up over the years. Yes, it’s a “first world” problem and other people may be looking at you thinking that you have it so good, but you know what’s really going on, right?! Continue reading
What is a Sales Promotion?
When done correctly, sales promotions can transform a business. Most of us these days know sales promotions are usually designed to increase sales or, encourage the use of a service. They are also often one type of marketing strategy confused with general advertising. In fact, the two are different. Because, each entices a different part of the buyer’s nature. Continue reading
How much money have you saved for your retirement? If it’s not at least $1 million, you need some help! If you’re approaching retirement age or in retirement but don’t quite know how you’ll be able to survive on the income (or lack thereof) that you have, then you’re in luck! I’m here to help you figure out how to start dreaming about a nice retirement again (or for the first time). Continue reading
When you got married, you thought you had it all planned out. You both had good jobs and your salaries and savings plans were going to be enough to pay for your kids’ college education as well as your retirement. But, then, life happened! College is upon you and you’ve gone through everything. Do you tell your kids they can’t go to college or do you take out student loans and make them pay for it when they graduate? Or, do you figure out another way to make enough money to be able to pay for it after all? Continue reading