Finding Hope in Life: How Not to Worry As Much

Even though we all know that we cannot predict what the future has in store, we still have many questions. Will I live beyond 60? Will I get married someday? What will my career look like 10 years down the road? There are so many different questions that can pop inside our heads. Oftentimes, by entertaining those questions, we bring more stress and worry into our heads. We spend so much time thinking about things that are out of control instead of redirecting that energy toward what we can control. Fortunately, there are ways we can shift our thinking. Instead of worrying of what your life will become someday, you can simply choose to let go of your need to feel in control and have hope that everything will work out. If you feel hopeful in your life, you will be...

New Year’s Resolutions for Saving Money

Most often we make resolutions with goals that are likely aimed at making us healthier and happier in the coming year. However, we can include one or two resolutions that will make us wealthier as well. Setting up a New Year’s resolutions for ourselves is easy, but committing to it and following through those resolutions may not be an easy task. It is important to set realistic and achievable financial goals. Here are few ideas for money-saving New Year’s resolutions that can be reasonably achieved and will promote continued progress throughout the year: Set and list your financial goals. This includes starting a college fund, saving for a down payment, establishing an emergency fund, etc. You can separate your financial goals into two categories: short-term and...

Perfect Stress Relievers for Working Parents

Is the environment in your house becoming too stressful for you? Are you constantly feeling stressed out from trying to balance work and home? Working parents are always in action every hour of the day. After working at the office, they continue to work at home, tending to the kids or doing household chores. However, being a working parent with lots of responsibilities is not an excuse for allowing stress to take over your body. Remember that stress is never a good thing for you, and if you continue to remain in a state of stress, you will eventually lose control of things. You need to find ways to relieve stress and become more energetic in fulfilling all your goals. If you take the time to free yourself of stress, you will have more energy to accomplish more...