Entries by Cathy Curtis

Budgeting for Happiness with Spreadsheets On Spreadsheet Day

Nowadays, it seems there is a “day” for everything. And, today, October 17, is spreadsheet day. Spreadsheet day commemorates the day the first spreadsheet program, Visicalc, was released way back in 1979. Spreadsheets are a great tool because they help us to organize and categorize data into a logical format. Then, we can use them to analyze […]

18 Fascinating Books To Read This Summer

I love to read all year round, and there is always a stack of books by my bed. I read a chapter or two every night before I go to sleep. But, for me, lazy summer days are the most conducive to getting some long reading sessions in. My favorite books usually end up being […]

Putting Women At The Center Of The Story

I was getting a hair-cut recently, and instead of scrolling through Instagram while my stylist did her work, I flipped through the February issue of Vogue. In it, there was an adorable photo of Reese Witherspoon with her daughter and mother and an article about what Reese has been up to. As I was skimming […]

Real Life Tips for Your Home Remodel Project

Homes are like bodies, to look their best, maintenance is critical and sometimes a makeover is necessary. If neglected for too long, the time and cost can be prohibitive to repair. Lastly, calling on a team of experts to help will increase the chances that the job will be successful. I recently spoke with three […]

Triple Tax Savings For You: HSA’s As A Long-Term Health Savings Option

If you don’t know about Health Savings Accounts (HSA’s) and are eligible to open one, you’re missing out on an excellent savings vehicle with fantastic tax benefits. HSA’s have been around for about 15 years, but it isn’t until the last few years that they are getting more widely adopted -word is getting out about […]