In this episode of The Current Balance Podcast, I give some tips to keep you safe both online and in the stores on the most hyped up shopping day of the year – Black Friday.
A cluttered space brings a cluttered mind. All those papers in your desk, backpack, car or workplace take a psychological toll. Just trying to focus with all that distraction is like trying to do a pushup while someone is sitting on your back. Fortunately, paper clutter doesn’t have to be a burden. Most people carry […]
In this episode of The Current Balance Podcast, I share some tips to save you money on your Turkey Day expenses.
Look around your home, your room and your life. How much useless stuff is crammed into every available corner and taking up your valuable space, time and money? More importantly – is any of it actually making you happy? Courtney Carver believes that our obsessive drive to acquire more stuff complicates our lives on every level. […]
Americans love eating out. According to the USDA’s food expenditure data, millennials spend more than 44% of their food budget on this meal option. In addition, other data proves that Americans spend a lot more on restaurants and bars ($54.86 billion) than they do on their groceries ($52.5 billion). We Americans really like our restaurants. […]
There’s no need to cook twice to please the adults and kids in the family. These chicken fingers are kid favorites, but are also sophisticated enough for adults to savor. The cranberry-BBQ sauce adds kick to the crunch, and the flavor will bring back a taste of summer. Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, […]
All the best financial experts agree you need to keep an emergency fund. Keeping three to five months of living expenses in a savings account, certificate account, or investment account can be the difference between a temporary hardship and a lifelong debt trap. Using that money instead of credit cards or short-term loans is a […]
Everyone loves to pin their financial troubles on a tanking economy or an unstable market. But let’s face it; We have no one to blame but ourselves for the decisions we make about money. And we often have no idea why our noble intentions fall flat when we make financial choices. In The Behavior Gap, Carl Richards […]
Halloween is coming – and so is the fun! Everyone wants to win the prize for creepiest costume and the most frightening yard décor in the neighborhood. But all that spookiness comes with a scary price tag. The average American will spend $169 on Halloween costs this year. And, if that’s not enough to terrify you, […]
Bring “Fish n’ Chips” to a whole new level with this fun and easy dinner! Yield: 6 servings Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ingredients: Cooking spray ¼ cup sour cream 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus more for garnish 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest 6 (6-ounce) halibut fillets Kosher […]