It’s Good to Be Back!

This is the first post on the blog since last August, but I’ve been busy … meet our twins, Sandy and Will! William and Sandra Stanich were born in November 2014. Aren’t they the cutest? While a part of me just wants to stay home and snuggle them, I am glad to be back...

Happy News

Well, it’s been pretty quiet around this blog lately.  I guess I’ve been busy “cultivating” something else … life! That’s right, we’re expecting in the Fall.  And actually, that’s not all … we’re expecting...

How to Have a Blast on a Budget at Disney World

Ever since our son was born, I knew it was coming … family vacation to Disney World! Well, this was the year we “did Disney.”  We spent 5 days and 4 nights in Orlando and I must say that it was a grand old time. The trip was truly a priceless opportunity to gather an...

Raise Your Standards

Certain financial goals are written about over and over again. Spend less than you earn Pay off your debt Get insurance Have an emergency fund Save for retirement But what happens after you have more or less met those financial goals? What do you do next? Raise your...

Five Questions About 529 Plans

Have you been considering opening a 529 college savings plan?  Contributing to our son’s college education is one of my personal goals.  I went to an expensive private university (NYU), and I am still paying down those pesky student loans.  We started a 529 plan with...