Rewards credit cards such as air mile cards are something I have tried twice. In theory they are great. You use your credit card for your regular weekly purchases that you would buy anyway, such as groceries and gas, pay it off in full at the end of the month and bring in the rewards. Sound too good to be true? The problem is for most of us it is! Otherwise the … [Read more...] about Rewards Credit Cards: Are They Right for You?
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Divorce & Credit Cards
If you are getting a divorce, pay special attention to your credit cards. You may be liable for any credit card debt, particularly if your credit cards are joint accounts. If you divorce and still have joint credit cards, you are asking for trouble, according to the Credit Info Center website.Joint Credit CardsEven if you think you have settled your credit card debt in your … [Read more...] about Divorce & Credit Cards
Brooke Burke: I Dare You To Take This Test (ModernMom Report Card)
Are you making the grade? Are you willing to be held accountable for your actions? In honor of back to school, let’s give our children credit for developing new responsibilities and buckling down. We expect a lot from our children and rewards and consequences are a common topic of discussion. As we define our expectations of our children, have you ever considered figuring … [Read more...] about Brooke Burke: I Dare You To Take This Test (ModernMom Report Card)
Brooke Burke: Why You Should Let Your Kids Grade You (ModernMom Report Card)
I wanted to follow up on my recent Parent Report card blog. You may have noticed that we changed it up and created our very own ModernMom version. I highly recommend every parent to consider giving this report card to your children. It inspired many valuable conversations in my home. Last week, The Today show paid me a visit in Malibu to discuss this thought-provoking … [Read more...] about Brooke Burke: Why You Should Let Your Kids Grade You (ModernMom Report Card)
Cash or Credit: Does Your Spouse Question Your Charges?
Hun, what’s this charge on the debit card for $35.66? Oh, um, not sure, where from? ABC United something or other. Oh, I made a donation to a charity Okay, what about this charge for $2.99... Fruit - what the heck is Fruit Ninja? Oh, um, I bought an iPhone game for the boys? Really? Yea, they like to play it. A lot. $2.99 at Dunkin Donuts? $6.78 at 7-11? $3.50 at … [Read more...] about Cash or Credit: Does Your Spouse Question Your Charges?