Get Real! Teaching Kids About Money at the 2014 Reality Fair

Cliff uses Monopoly money to show Theo how fast funds go in the real world. TBS.com

Cliff uses Monopoly money to show Theo how fast funds go in the real world. TVLand.com

Growing up, the Cosby show was one of my favorites. I loved how Cliff and Claire Huxtable used humor as a teaching tool with their kids (and me!). Who can forget the funny, yet thought-provoking, “Real World Apartment Building” episode Continue reading

Spring Ahead with Home Improvement

Bjorn Wallander, CountryLiving.com

Bjorn Wallander, CountryLiving.com

Wish your home looked less like that and more like this?

Bjorn Wallander, CountryLiving.com

Bjorn Wallander, CountryLiving.com

Whether your home sweet home needs a radical redo or some serious updates, get a move on. Spring is here and it’s the top season to tackle home improvement projects. Continue reading

On Target–4 Steps to Take ASAP in a Credit/Debit Card Breach

#1 Target store, Frederick J. Brown:Agence France-presse, DallasNews.com

Frederick J. Brown/Agence France-Press, DallasNews.com

It was certainly a rainy day last month for 110 million Target customers (alas, me included) who learned that their credit and debit cards “may have been affected by a data breach” that happened between November 27 and December 15th. Continue reading