Conscious spending: Personal finance that’s smart and fun

You don’t have to think or feel this way, thanks to a flexible personal finance approach called conscious spending. “Unlike a budget, which looks backward, a conscious spending plan allows you to look forward,” said Ramit Sethi, author of best-selling “I Will Teach You To Be Rich” and CEO of the eponymous blog. “Conscious spending … Read more

Council scheme reaching even more Hucknall and Nottinghamshire children with activities and food during the school holidays

The HAF programme aims to support the wellbeing of children who receive benefits-related free school meals by providing a variety of engaging activities and food during school holidays. It works collaboratively with schools, young people’s centers, district and borough councils, and external providers, to ensure there are varied and fun activities for children and young … Read more

How To Prepare For A Working Vacation

If you run a business, you know better than anyone that vacation days are often spent working. A 2018 Harvard Business Review analysis of CEO time allocation found that chief executives work 70 percent of their vacation days, averaging 2.4 hours of work per day. Ninety-two percent of freelancers reportedly work on vacation. Burnout has … Read more

Basket, spa day, flowers, jewelry

PANAMA CITY — With Mother’s Day sneaking up around the corner, you might find yourself in a state of confusion trying to find that perfect gift for your mom. But don’t panic! If you’re having trouble deciding on what to get, check out this list of six great gift ideas. Panama City:You can make a … Read more

Eastern North Carolina summer vacation ideas

Eastern North Carolina has long been a popular tourist destination for summer vacation travelers. And while our sun-drenched beaches and quaint historic downtowns are well known throughout the state, there are other, more exotic and lesser advertised locales that tell a richer and more personal story about our corner of the state. Here are five … Read more