Financial Literacy Holiday Gift from Creative Wealth

by ElisabethDonati on December 18, 2013

December 18, 2013 Happy Holidays! I’m currently in the Caribbean, about to be the matron of honor for the lady I stayed with a few years ago. She’s experiencing a lot of stress before the wedding and in a lot of pain. It is so interesting how we human beings interpret our lives in ways […]

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Stop worrying about your credit ratings!

by ElisabethDonati on September 12, 2013

Because I am the proud owner of many financial education websites and several financial literacy blogs, I receive, almost weekly, requests from other website owners requesting that I post a link for their sites on my blogs and sites. My usual response back to them is, “OK, show me the link.” Side bar: I have […]

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Single Most Important Tip for Creating a Simple Life

by ElisabethDonati on September 9, 2013

I have been traveling this month (September 2013) to visit family, making the rounds to Portland, Oregon to visit my son and my sister and her family, on down to Corvallis (my alma mater…go Beavers) to visit a long-time girlfriend and then over the Cascade Mountains to visit my house-bound mother who has COPD (this […]

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Nine Money Mistakes That Smart People Make

by ElisabethDonati on March 25, 2013

By Jim Garnett, a/k/a Ask Mr.G, a member of the ICFE’s Board of Educational Advisors. As a veteran financial counselor I have counseled multiple hundreds of smart people with serious financial problems. These people had different incomes, different occupations, and were from different social status. Yet their financial problems seemed to be the results of […]

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Teens Have Fun Learning How To Move Out and More!

March 8, 2013

Back by popular demand, parents this summer have the rare opportunity let someone else make sure their teens know exactly what it’s going to take to move out and live on their own. Most parents admit they wished they’d learned this stuff when before they moved out. This summer, teenagers can spend 3 fun-filled days […]

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SAVE BIG on Kid’s Financial Books!

March 7, 2013

Hi all… When I moved a little over a year ago, I put a whole bunch of inventory in my storage unit.I was going through said unit this past weekend and found a bunch of kid’s books I’d like to send your way so YOU can enjoy them and I can, well, clear out my storage unit! Here’s […]

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Online Savings Accounts for Teens

March 7, 2013

 “A penny saved is a penny earned.” - Benjamin Franklin The great Benjamin Franklin was a wise man, indeed.  If he were alive today, he might very well say that an online savings account is the perfect way to teach teens about fiscal responsibility.  Teaching teens how to earn and save their money will pay off […]

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Book Review – Mimi, Money and Me by Patricia Davis – Witty and Powerful!

February 26, 2013

Witticisms from the Old Folk that Still Ring True Today, I was sitting on my decking enjoying the bright Santa Barbara sunshine, sipping a cold glass of one of my favorite herbal teas, and thinking about Camp Millionaire and how we try to make it a fun experience for our campers.  (By the way, I […]

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Be The Person People Rave About

February 11, 2013

I’m in the market for a new bookkeeper for my boyfriend’s company, Creative Carpet Repair. He’s taken it, in less than three years, from a single man (him) operation where he ran around in his truck up and down Southern California to a full-fledged company with six full-time employees, an office and close to 300 […]

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Financial Freedom: What Does it Really Take?

February 7, 2013

Financial Freedom: What Does it Really Take? I get emails all of the time from what appear to be stressed, tired human beings asking some very simple, yet serious, questions about money and financial freedom. This morning I got the following message and just had to share it and respond here on the blog. Question […]

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