How to Deposit Money Online


Managing Money

I’m a frequent user of online bank accounts and I know that one of the biggest challenges of online banking is getting money into the online accounts. If that’s true for you too, here are the methods I’m aware of, all of which I’ve used. Direct Deposit for Online Bank Accounts This is by far the […]

December 12, 2012

How to Save When Shopping Target Online


Managing Money

In just a few weeks my daughter, Lindsey, will be 21 years old. 21! That’s unbelievable to me. Yesterday I bought a birthday present for her. I won’t say what I bought, because she sometimes reads the blog, but I can tell you that I bought it at Target and it cost $99. I used […]

September 12, 2012

Giving Income Streams New Jobs


Managing Money

I’m a huge numbers nerd. That’s part of the reason The Family CEO came into being. I love check registers and calculators and spreadsheets. I’ve worked as a bookkeeper, a credit analyst and a business manager. My college major was business and finance was my favorite class. And I just bought this new toy because I hate […]

August 22, 2012

Understanding Your Credit Score


Managing Money

Wait! I know that’s a boring title, but don’t click away. This five minute video will explain your credit score in a very entertaining way. Why should you care? Because your credit score affects if you’ll be able to borrow money for almost anything, including a mortgage. It will probably affect your interest rate on […]

April 20, 2012

Using Write Offs to Increase that Tax Refund


Managing Money

The following is a guest post. Tax season is upon us, and the deadline to get your taxes in is only a few weeks away. While many of us have already filed, there is no doubt that several households will put off filing until the last minute and possibly even filing late taxes. If you […]

March 20, 2012

Money in Your 40’s: Becoming Intentional


Managing Money

Each decade of our adult life has brought specific financial challenges. In our 20’s we were just getting started. We finished our educations, bought our first house, and had our babies. In our 30’s we were focused on growth, both our kids’ growth and my husband’s business growth as well. And now we find ourselves […]

March 9, 2012