Category Archives: Family

Aging Parents and Finances

What You Need To Know Before “They Need Your Help”

2 couplesBringing up fiancés with your parents now may be awkward, but it’s important and will benefit both you and your parents if you ever have to step in – to help manage their finances. Face it! It’s almost inevitable at some point where your parents are going to need your help with financial or health care issues.

If your parents are in their 60s or older, it may be time to speak with them about their financial affairs. Continue reading


Safety Tips for Family Pets

Helping Your Pet… Beat the Heat!

 Keeping Your family Pet Safe this Summer

Pet SafetySunny, warm days brings the opportunity to change up your routine and spend more time outdoors with your beloved pets. However, soaring temperatures bring risks from heat and sun exposure, making your furry friends rely on you to help keep them healthy and safe. Continue reading


Family

           Family Connection and Happiness

                             Fostering A Closer Relationship

Middle-Aged-FriendsA connection to family provides a certain type of social support that you can’t get from other people. Provided they aren’t severely emotionally toxic, we can generally depend on our families in times of crisis for emotional and practical support, and sometimes even financial support when we’re desperately in need.

Our families carry our history with them, and they generally share our future as well. Who better than siblings, parents, and other close relatives can reminisce with us about our childhoods, or remember pieces of ourselves we’ve forgotten? Continue reading


Online Dating

Internet Scammers –

 One Simple Rule They Won’t Have a Chance

Internet DatingIf your new online date seems to good to be true, it probably is. Unfortunately, everyday Internet scammers still manage to lure people into a web of lies to gain personal financial information that will cost the victims a lot of money. Some criminals target the sites, gain the confidence of a potential partner and then proceed to try to cheat them out of their money. 

Online dating sites are a great way to meet a wide variety of great people, but you need to be able to trust the service and use your wits at all times. Make sure the online clubs checks all new member profiles very closely – actually that is something that only a few dating sites do – but they are still not immune to scammers. Continue reading