Posts Tagged ‘budget’

Know Just Enough About Personal Finance to Be Dangerous? This Blog’s For You

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Budgeting, college expenses, credit cards, home repairs… sometimes being a responsible adult isn’t all that much fun.

But as parents, we need to make the best use of our family budget. And we need to teach our kids important lessons about how to handle money.

Financial journalist Beverly Blair Harzog has created a wonderful blog, Adventures in Personal Finance, which will help make the whole process a lot more painless. Check it out.

I love the cloud in the sidebar that shows the most popular tags. I’ll bet your biggest concerns match many of those tags. Happily, Harzog’s friendly, helpful style makes you realize it’s all about putting one foot in front of the other on this stuff. Don’t let financial mumbo-jumbo overwhelm you. This blog is a great place to come for easy-to-understand info.

Bob Greene Helps You Feed Your Family Healthy Meals — For Less

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009


I was so jazzed to get to interview health-and-fitness guru Bob Greene recently for makinglifebetter.com.

No, I didn't get to chat with him on Oprah. (I wish!) It was a phone interview. But boy, did his enthusiasm come right through the phone!

We talked about how busy parents can put good food on the table without breaking the bank by choosing quality over quantity, visiting the local farmer's market, skipping highly processed food, preparing and packing lunches and buying in bulk.

Check out the interview here.