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Don’t Let March Break Leave You Broke!!

kids_worktogetherBy Karina Arancibia – Finance and Wellness Coach

I have already heard it.. “mom, what are we doing for March Break?”.. it’s almost like there is an expectation and our job to entertain our children during March Break!!.  It is a great time to get away from the winter days and go to a nice beach in the Caribbean . Do we feel guilty as parents if we don’t plan for something or we don’t go away?

There are a number of alternatives to consider and there are always activities around the City that you can participate that could be less damaging to your budget.

Are you relaying on credit during this time? enjoy now pay later? And the circle starts again. Always remember the financial wellbeing of your family, because no matter what you do spending what you don’t have might not be the best idea specially if you are already struggling.  Have you considered a Staycation?  and planning some fun activities at home.  Read the rest of this entry