StrengthsFinder Assessment


Have you heard of personality tests and career assessments and all those sorts of things? To be honest I really hadn’t heard much about them (or cared to be super honest) until recently. A family friend, Rhonda Boyle, is an expert on the StrengthsFinder Assessment and runs an amazing coaching/workshop business called Activate Your Strengths. […]

Kaiku Prepaid Card Review


Until recently I didn’t know what a prepaid card was. I know what a credit card is and I know what a debit card is and how they both work. A prepaid card? Not so much. That’s when I heard from the people at Kaiku. They helped me understand what a prepaid card is and […]

Is Student Loan Debt Worth It?


Not too long ago I asked Tim Caiello to guest post on TGC’s. He has a unique perspective on the question ‘Is Student Loan Debt Worth It’? He successfully avoided any and all student loans in his undergraduate years but is facing the reality of taking on some debt while he attends law school. I […]

Payscale College ROI or Where Should I Go To College?


The 2015 Payscale College ROI report just came out this week. If you are anything like me you really don’t care. I mean really, I had to ask my mom what ROI stands for! (Return on Investment) But after taking a closer look I realized that it is a report teens should look at every […]

Gift Closet Ideas For Teens


For as long as I can remember we have had a gift drawer or gift shelf but most people refer to it as a gift closet. If you haven’t heard of this then let me explain. A gift closet is simply a place (usually a closet) where you keep potential gifts throughout the year. Some […]

Uncalendar Review


Back in December I was (like most other moms) looking for a new planner/organizer/book that would change my life for the better. If you are an organizing junkie or love office supplies like I do then you completely understand! There are so many planners, calendars, and organizers out there (and I feel like I have […]

DIY Engagement Party


My brother just got engaged to the most wonderful girl and I got to be in charge of the decorations for the diy engagement party! I was SO excited, until my mom told me the budget. Sigh. I’m kidding! I knew that it would be a lot of fun to come up with a theme […]

Interview Tips for Your First Job


Getting your first job can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you get nervous in an interview like I do!  After talking with a number of business owners and hiring managers I have come up with a general list of things to do (and not to do) to help you have a great interview and […]