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Tips for the Chief Financial Mom


According to one study, nearly 60 percent of mothers manage and control their household expenses alone, with 30 percent sharing the responsibility with their spouses, and just 11 percent relinquish total control of their family’s finances to their husbands. Many of these Moms are also working which means they are trying to balance work and home life in addition to…

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Spring Cleaning For Your Finances


It’s the time of year when we clean out the gardens, the garage and the gutters but it’s also a good time to take a look at your finances. Your taxes are done and now is the time to take stock of where you are, where you want to go and how you’re going to get there. If you have…

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Spring Clean Your Netflix Accounts


When we first got Netflix, we used a device which doesn’t let us switch between our Netflix accounts. Now we still use that, but we also have other ways of watching, so we are able to switch between accounts. BUT the problem is that the accounts are so messy! I have kids programs on mine, and our main family account is hard…

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5 Reasons Your Family Should Bank with a Credit Union


We understand what it’s like for busy moms who are managing a household and juggling many different priorities. You live with purpose every single day and you’re looking for ways to bring your household budget down while maintaining a high quality of life for your family. Your Credit Union offers a personal touch to you, the individual. We offer lower…

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Facing My Fears & Embracing Skiing


If you had told me a year ago that I would be skiing, I would have laughed in your face! If you had told me that not only would I have skied, but I would own all my own equipment, I would have probably peed my pants laughing! But alas, here we are, and all of the above is true.  I…

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Slow Cooker Hamburger Goulash


I often recall my Mom making “goulash” a lot as a kid. From what I recall, it was basically anything that we had on hand, all thrown together in a pan and it always tasted good.  I decided to try a little “goulash” in the slow cooker since I am always on the lookout for quick meals on busy week…

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How Netflix Encourages Reading


I have always enjoyed reading and was glad that in turn, my daughter also picked up the love for books too! We always had books around her right from birth and read every night at bedtime. She has always had books in her room and she will often grab for a book when bored vs tech or TV. A couple…

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Retro Netflix Family Movie Night


The past few weeks our weekend have been a mix of being at the local ski hill watching the kids fall in love with skiing, being outside here at home and snuggling on the couch reading or watching movies on Netflix. Where the only form of “Netflix & Chill” is the very literal version, of actually chilling, on the couch, pooped from…

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