Monthly archive: October 2010

One way to save on Holiday expenses is to plan ahead to spread out your purchases.

Marcus Theatres are celebrating their 75th Anniversary this week. From Friday, Oct 29 thru Thursday, November 4 you can receive a free popcorn and soda included with a special $7.50 admission

The All American Dream is to own a home of your own. Many people think that paying rent is a waste of money. But when you do buy a house, you have more expenses than when you rent that many people do not consider.

Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership will be simulcast on Friday, November 5 from 8am to 2:30 pm at Bethel Church in Fargo.

Money Magazine is looking for five families to pair with a financial planner for a free portfolio makeover. The story will run in the January/February 2011 issue of MONEY. A professional adviser will suggest a new investment plan tailored to the family’s goals and financial situation and be able to address other financial concerns.

In past years the main things that were figured in monthly payments were car payments and either mortgage or rent. Now it seems like you can buy almost anything on a monthly payment plan. This is fine as long as you don’t overextend yourself. The amount of each payment may not seem like alot but when you add several of them they can get out of hand.

Just as its important to manage your finances while you are younger, its also important to take care of your health. Just like saving for retirement, we feel like it is not important and will get around to it someday, you health can slip away from you too. If you take steps early it can be easier to maintain your health.

Usually we hear “Paper or Plastic” at the grocery store, but it can also relate to how you pay for your purchases.

I had a booth at Woman’s Showcase on Saturday and had a great time talking to people about their finances.

October 17 – 23 is <a href=http://www.protectyouridnow.org>National Protect your Identity week</a>.  Locally there are events scheduled offering free sensitive document shredding.  Wednesday and Thursday it will be offered at the Village Family Resource Center on 25th St and 13th Ave S with a limit of 3 boxes.  On Saturday it will be offered at Wells [...]