This is a scary time for everyone and uncharted territory. Many companies have mandated voluntary or mandatory work from home programs during the coronavirus pandemic. This is brand new for a lot of people and if this is your new reality, you may not know where to start. IGG Software happens to be an expert… Read More


Food costs. It is probably your families’ largest bill after your mortgage or rent. My family used to spend a lot at the grocery store and eating out. It never seemed like a frivolous expense since you have to eat, right? It was easy for us to grab takeout on the way home or stop… Read More


save for college

Have you started to think about how your kids (or you!) are going to pay for college? I was able to put myself through college waiting tables at a well-known seafood restaurant in a small town in California and graduated with no student loans, yay me! Is that still a possibility for our children? As… Read More


How to have a happy holidays without over spending

Christmas and Hanukkah are coming! The stores in my area have their holiday displays up and are playing Christmas music. And Hallmark has started their holiday movies so we can find out if the small town boy and big city girl fall in love in the quaint little town over the holidays (spoiler alert –… Read More


Do you have someone that assists you with your personal finances? Have you thought that maybe you do need someone, but don’t know where to start? My family has used a financial planner to help us make big purchase decisions and investment decisions. Fortunately for us, my brother is our personal financial advisor, I trust… Read More


sbest ide job ideas to make extra money

You already have your 9-5 job. You work hard and like what you do but you just aren’t where you want to be financially. You aren’t making much of a dent towards your student loans or your savings is almost non existent. Maybe you should think about a side hustle to help you reach your… Read More


June 21st is the official first day of summer! Your kids will be out of school by then and summer boredom will be setting in. What are you going to do with them all summer? My daughter is only 2 but we still need activities. I like her to burn energy off and be ready… Read More


Buying a house can be stressful. There is so much documentation to get together and so many decisions to make. My family recently bought our first home and at first we had no idea what we were doing. We had looked at Zillow and estimated what we could afford based on their monthly cost estimator,… Read More


It’s April and Spring is here! The birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming. It’s also the deadline to file your taxes. Filing taxes is a stressful time for everyone. Being prepared and armed with knowledge can help make tax time less stressful. Having a conversation with your accountant can help you figure out… Read More