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Finding Your Financial Legs (Part 2 of 2)

Finding Your Financial Legs (Part 2 of 2)

If you read my last post about Pittsburg Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall and his incredible legs, you’ll recall I posed a question…do you have financial legs? For many athletes and entertainers, their greatest financial asset is that which they use to perform their craft. For a singer, it’s their voice. For an athlete, such...

A Lesson in Blizzards

A Lesson in Blizzards

The Blizzard of 2011 has taken its rightful place as the 3rd largest snowfall in Chicago’s recorded history. For the record, this is my first blizzard ever. We knew it was coming. Everyone busily made preparations. Interestingly, when the storm actually hit, I learned much more about personal finance then I could have imagined was...

He’s Got Legs (Part 1 of 2)

He’s Got Legs (Part 1 of 2)

Ok DIVA friends I have a confession… I heart 80’s music. One of my all time favs – She’s Got Legs by ZZ Top. I have another confession…I really heart football. Yes, dear reader, some of us in Diva land are football fanatics and if you saw the Steelers-Jets AFC Championship game you know why!!

MOTIVATE-MYSELF Contest

MOTIVATE-MYSELF Contest

Comparing debt elimination to a marathon aggravates me. Marathons have a defined beginning and end point. You can judge an approximate end time. There’s honor in attempting the race, whether or not you cross the finish line. Debt elimination is a slow, hard, slog. Endless life-happens hurdles appear to distract, delay, or even derail your...

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

What are the top 3 resolutions for any new year? We’re revealing the answers on the Mid Day Money Show. Last week, the Debt Free Divas explored setting goals for 2011. I mentioned my borderline, obsessive tendency to create lists. As quirks go, I’m okay with a list-making obsession. However, as I reviewed our family...