This chicken serves up a fresh burst of flavor with a side of wow! Yield: 4 servings Hands-on prep time: 15 minutes Total prep time: 30 minutes Price per serving: $1.70 Ingredients 1 cup white rice 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 8 chicken thighs 1 tablespoon olive oil Kosher salt Black pepper 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/4 cup orange juice […]
Spring is in the air! And we’re not just talking about the hum of lawnmowers, newly bloomed flowers, and the chime of the ice cream truck. For lots of people, spring means the chance at a fresh start in a new home. If you’re looking to sell your home and start over somewhere else, you […]
It can sometimes feel like every decision we need to make revolves around money. How do we spend it? How much should we save? Where should we invest? How much do we need to retire? The endless stream of choices is enough to give anyone a throbbing headache! Don’t let these decisions throw you into […]
When you receive an unexpected windfall (whether it’s from a tax refund, work bonus, or a cash gift), it’s always a good idea to be proactive about how you’ll spend it instead of letting it just blow through your checking account. Below, we’ve listed some dos and don’ts for you to consider. Do: Pay down […]
A box of pasta + cheese + veggie = dinner! Yield: 4 servings Hands-on prep time: 15 minutes Total prep time: 45 minutes Price per serving: $1.25 Ingredients 1 lb. jumbo pasta shells 1 16-oz. container cottage cheese 1 cup frozen spinach, thawed 1 cup shredded Muenster cheese 1 ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1 egg, beaten 1 […]
Fights about money are a leading cause for divorce in America. This week I share the not-so-romantic talk every engaged couple (every couple, really) should be having to help their relationship for years to come.
In the age of plastic spending and mobile payments, it’s easier than ever to buy stuff you can’t pay for right away while supporting a lifestyle you can’t really afford. Let’s take a look at seven red flags that might mean you’re living beyond your means and the steps you can take to get back […]
In this episode, I share ways you can save money when taking care of your pets. Current Balance is a free resource from Marion Community Credit Union. RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Animal First Aid Kit Checklist gauze adhesive tape antiseptic spray or cream fever thermometer benadryl hydrogen peroxide activated charcoal/milk of magnesia blanket leash muzzle ASPCA […]
Money conversations can be super-depressing. Everything you read tells you that the “Great American Dream” has faded into oblivion. Everyone you talk to says that only the rich-born can get ahead and make it to the top. We ingest these lies without thinking twice. They become part of our belief systems and kill our ambition, […]
Wondering if you need to clean up your finances? I have 4 signs to look for that will help you answer that question.