Finances

By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Jul 22nd, 2021
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about elderly family members and what to consider for their care needs. Elders within your family will at some point need some additional care. This could be from you, or a professional nursing home. Either way, here’s what you need to know. Consider Their Daily […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Feb 6th, 2021
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about commonwealth financial systems and how to remove them from your credit report. Perhaps, you are one of those people who have been contacted by Commonwealth Financial Systems about an unpaid bill, and now, it has been affecting your credit score. Thousands of consumers have […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Nov 25th, 2020
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about REITs. Real Estate Investment Trusts, REITs have proved to be secure despite an economic downside. However, the industry has, without doubt been affected by the current pandemic. In the first 2020 quarter, REITs earnings in the US declined by 9% as likened to the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Nov 23rd, 2020
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about how much you need to save for retirement life.  Many working people struggle to save for their retirement life, but they do not know how much they need for their happy life once they walk out of their offices. They cannot tell a magic […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Dec 13th, 2019
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Today, we’re sharing about 4 Money Saving Tricks That Will Really Work for You as part of a sponsored guest post. Most people would love the opportunity to save more money. After all, we’d all like to have some extra cash to build a bigger safety blanket for our retirement, or to ensure that we […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Feb 8th, 2019
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Today’s blog post on Redhead Mom is about understanding term vs. whole life insurance policies as part of a sponsored post with Mason Finance. From the minute our children come into our lives, we are looking for ways in which we can protect them. Something that I personally don’t like to think about is death […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
May 23rd, 2016
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This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. The first time I ever had a credit card was my freshman year in college. I’ll never forget it. I was attending the local community college and if you signed up for their credit card, they’d give you a full pound bag of Peanut M&Ms. Oh […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Apr 8th, 2016
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This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Walmart. All opinions are mine. I love to shop and believe it or not, I especially love to shop for groceries and household supplies. As much as I love to shop for these items, I don’t necessarily like the cost associated with it. Here are 5 Ways to Save on […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Nov 24th, 2015
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As self-employed individuals, both my husband and I are responsible for obtaining our own health insurance rather than through big companies or corporations. What does this mean for us? This means it’s time to start looking at our options for health insurance for 2016 during Open Enrollment and make the most cost-effective decisions for our family! Please note th...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Dec 31st, 2014
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Having a big family can add up to a lot of money fast if we aren’t careful about how we spend it.  We save money by stocking up on sale items and using lots of coupons.  Growing up, my mother clipped coupons every weekend.  In this day and age, we can still clip coupons, but […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Basics
Mar 19th, 2014
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I started blogging in July of 2008 and I still can’t believe it’s been almost 6 years!  What started out as a hobby has now turned into my full-time career and I still love it as much as I did when I started.  I never thought I would actually be able to make money from […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Jan 15th, 2014
2 Comments
3751 Views
For many years, people just cut coupons out of newspapers and advertising pamphlets; sometimes, they got these paper coupons in the mail. This made it very easy to keep track of everything because they just had to have a special folder or a drawer where they could put them, and then they could go through […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jan 12th, 2014
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Your first day of school, first dance, first kiss, wedding day, birth of a child, purchase of a home.  All of these are memorable moments in our lives that many of us look forward to.  Home ownership or renovating a home can seem like a very daunting and impossible task for many Americans.  Many aren’t […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Dec 11th, 2013
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2085 Views
Choosing to buy a new car is a big decision. There are many details to be decided, after all. Once you actually choose to purchase a car, you’ll also have to decide whether you want a brand new car. Are you comfortable with a used car? Do you need blue tooth in your car? Do […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Electronics Review
Nov 6th, 2013
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3258 Views
Can you believe the holidays are upon us?  I can’t!  Frank and I have already started our Christmas shopping for our 6 kids and it’s adding up fast.  Now is the time of year when we’re looking to save money on everyday services we use, one of the big ones being our cell phone bill. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Oct 16th, 2013
2 Comments
2623 Views
Orlando, Florida has been booming over the past 40 years. The construction of Disney World, Universal Studios, and several other tourist attractions has brought in trillions of dollars to the city of Orlando and the surrounding communities. Orlando is quite a diverse place and relatively low cost, with some communities offering affordable homes in the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jul 29th, 2013
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Financial planning is an important part of life and one that many of us tend to overlook or not fully understand.  When planning for your retirement, what do you immediately think to do?  Most people would plan for retirement by funding their 401Ks and then using financial vehicles such as mutual funds, bonds and securities […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jul 16th, 2013
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In today’s families, women play a huge role in finances, as opposed to those we’ve had in the past.  When looking at articles on women and finances, I found this one very interesting – “Women and Finances: Growing Older Makes Women Better with Finances.”  In the article, a study conducted by Joanne W. Hsu, an […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jun 29th, 2013
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Moving in together with someone you love is a super exciting thing and a major life change!  While it is an exciting life event, you should still protect yourself in preparation for the worst.  You shouldn’t expect it, but you should protect yourself.  I found an article entitled, “8 Tips for Protecting Your Finances Before […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jun 28th, 2013
1 Comment
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I started my role as a mother at a young age.  I didn’t give birth at a young age, but I did take care of my little sister like a mother when our mom was away at work.  I changed her diaper, rocked her to sleep, fed her with a bottle and then baby food, […]...
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