Book Review – The Fold

A Sci-fi thriller/mystery that I just couldn’t put down, The Fold draws you in and won’t let you out. Mike Erikson is a genius with an eidetic memory who lives in Maine and works as a teacher. One day his longtime friend convinces him to check out a top secret government project called the Albuquerque Door, a portal that folds space and allows people to instantly jump from … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup – Tee Ball Edition

Friday is a time for fun and relaxation.  The work week is finally drawing to a close and the weekend can't come soon enough. This time of year weekends are extra fun because they're full of beautiful weather, swimming pools, BBQs with friends, and baseball season (Let's Go Mets!) but this year is even more fun because my 5 year old son is now playing Tee Ball! I'm an … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons of Opening a Franchise

Opening a franchise is a way to get a head start and hit the ground running with a new business rather than having to start from scratch. Franchises have always been a popular option among entrepreneurs because they come with their own template and business plan, plus a home office that is there to help you get set up and maintain your business. But opening a franchise … [Read more...]

Cancel Memberships You’re Not Using

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Welcome to the latest edition of Money Saving Mondays, where we share short, actionable tips that will help you start saving money almost immediately. Today's tip is to stop wasting money and cancel memberships and subscriptions that you no longer need or use. If you take a good, hard look at your spending I guarantee you'll find some kind of membership or subscription … [Read more...]

Creative Income Challenge Month #2 Update – Up 237.58!

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It's been a crazy week.  I'm off the hook busy at my day job and it seems we something going on every night too.  Dropping the kids off at soccer practice, Tee Ball practice, or girl scouts, a work dinner that meant I got home late, terrible traffic every day (can't anyone drive???), and always things to do around the house. Tonight is the Powder Puff Derby where the girl … [Read more...]