• How To Get Your Kids Into Motorsports Without Breaking the Bank
    All Sports Talk,  Kids,  Money Matters,  Motorcross,  Parenting

    How To Get Your Kids Into Motorsports Without Breaking the Bank

    Most motorsports legends get started when they’re barely old enough to sit inside a go-kart or ride a bike. After all, learning motorsports and getting really good at it means you need to get as much experience as possible. Prodigies in the field get started early which allows them to learn all about the physics of driving or riding, giving them a much better understanding of how to control their vehicle of choice. However, motorsports aren’t an easy hobby to get into. The vehicles can run into the thousands and you can expect to spend a lot of money on maintenance and repairs. In addition, parents can get very worried…

  • Is It a Great Time to Buy First House or Refinancing Your Mortgage?
    Featured,  Housing,  Investments,  Money Matters

    Is It a Great Time to Buy First House or Refinancing Your Mortgage?

    One of the biggest accomplishments we have as adults is obtaining home ownership. As parents, we work hard to provide the best for our kids and that includes a roof over their heads. With the ongoing Covid pandemic, some people are hesitant about obtaining a mortgage. Mortgage rates are at an all-time low, so this is the perfect time to jump in the market. For me, this could be the perfect time to think about refinancing my home. According to Fannie Mae, the market is expected to have a strong showing heading into 2021 with the release of the vaccine. This should make many people more comfortable when buying a…

  • 3 Helpful Money Saving Tips for Parents
    Money Matters,  Parenting

    3 Helpful Money Saving Tips for Parents

    Whether you are planning to become a parent, just about to become one, or you’ve been one for some years now, it’s always good to know how to save more money. Having children is an expensive thing to do, and although it’s also wonderful and something you’ll never regret, if you can do whatever you can to minimize the amount of money you’ll spend over the years, this will benefit you – and your family – greatly. Read on for some useful money-saving tips that are sure to help you. Plan Ahead Imagine heading out to the store and not knowing precisely what it is you need to buy. There…

  • 4 Ways to Boost Your Financial Health During The Pandemic
    Money Matters

    4 Ways to Boost Your Financial Health During The Pandemic

    While it’s been a challenging year for many with plenty of worries, health concerns, and general uncertainty, it is important to always find the silver lining and make the most of what is a difficult situation. With the majority of us spending more and more time at home, many have been using this time to learn new skills and accomplish goals – and achieving financial goals shouldn’t be any different! Here are some tips to help you get your finances in order and put you ahead. Save, save, and save some more! If you can, of course. Not everyone will have the luxury of being able to put aside money…

  • How to Build a Rainy Day Budget
    Guest Post,  Money Matters

    How to Build a Rainy Day Budget

    Many Americans know the importance of building an emergency fund, but few are able to do so successfully. Research from the AARP found that 53% of American households lacked an emergency savings account. Not only are Americans unprepared for emergency expenses, but most households would struggle with an unexpected $400 expense, according to the Federal Reserve. These findings indicate that few people have invested in either a rainy day budget or an emergency fund, relying instead on loans and credit card debt when unplanned expenses pop up. It doesn’t have to be painful to build a rainy day budget or an emergency fund. We’ll walk you through a few tips…

  • Is It Time To Give The Household Budget A Health Check?
    Money Matters

    Is It Time To Give The Household Budget A Health Check?

    When it comes to the household budget, many of us can be fearful of our incoming versus what we have leaving our account to pay our bills. Not all of us are financially stable, and sometimes we find ourselves struggling to make ends meet. However, with some changes to the way you spend and budget, and also by regularly checking over your current financial situation, you can make positive improvements in this area. With that in mind, here are some of the things to consider doing. Check your bank statements One of the first things to consider doing would be to check your bank statements regularly. This might be monthly…