Are stocks really too risky for seniors?
My brothers and I were recently at a meeting to help my mother manage some of her finances. She sold[more]
The Wicked Witch of Lido
This goes back a while, but I recall how we almost ruined our honeymoon in Venice. My new bride, Cha[more]
How to save money on car insurance – 18 frugal tips
Hot on the heels of our frugal home insurance tips, we look at the other major property insurance th[more]
How to save money on home insurance – 15 frugal tips
One of the biggest expenses any home owner faces is home insurance.  And it comes around every year[more]
Country living explained to city folk
I used to live in the city. I get it. But city folk just don't get the country. So here's a primer [more]
What really matters?
It's easy to get lost on the treadmill of life, but it's worth getting off to start living. He wa[more]
Creating a Memorable Vacation in Honolulu
When my oldest daughter was very young, she had an imaginary friend called Lulu.  She came from...y[more]
Take a break!
We work long hours and rarely take enough breaks for our own well-being or for our productivity. Le[more]
Climb your mountain
Whatever you wish to do, do it well. Perseverance is the only way to see it through to the end. A[more]