Contributed Post: If the vehicle on your driveway has a little too much rust appearing, has seen better days under the hood and takes a couple of turns of the ignition to start every morning, then it might be time to consider purchasing your next family car. While you may have adored your current motor, […]
According to a 2017 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average cost of raising a child from birth through age 17 is $233,610. That does not include inflation. With inflation, the price tag increases to $284,570 (2015). Want to know what else that does not include, the expense of going to college? Successful […]
As a hands-on parent, I’ve learned that being fully engaged in your child’s life is essential to their overall growth and development. From my personal experience, I also learned that when I am actively involved in my children’s lives via extra-curricular activities, sports, and school-related events, my children tend to perform at a higher level […]
Higher education is an essential tool to pull your family out of poverty but it can also be a trap. There used to be a time when attending college and obtaining an advanced degree would guarantee you a great job with excellent pay. It is not that way anymore. Today, too many graduate students are […]
Tell us a bit about yourself and your family. My immediate family is comprised of myself (age 41, my birthday is on April 23rd and I’ll be turning 42), and my two boys: Mekhi & Maxwell (ages 7 & 4). My extended family lives in Detroit and I also have three younger sisters, Brandi, Alicia […]
One of the hardest things that I ever researched was my maternal genealogy but I feel it is important to let your children know who they are, their heritage, so they can grow with a positive sense of their whole self. “In order to know your future, you must know your past.” Discovering your history is important […]
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