Fawcett’s Favorites 12-7-20

Each week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially valuable. Every Monday I would like to share some of the best with you, my readers. I hope you find them helpful. This week’s favorites include; managing Christmas expectations while teaching value to your kids, you don’t need an attorney to review … Read more

An Oregon Gift That Changed the World

Americans do a lot of gift giving, especially at Christmas time. The majority of the gift giving is between friends and family. Too often the gifts end up in the garbage or in storage after a few months. Occasionally, there is a gift that really makes an impact. I want to tell you about one … Read more

The Gift that Changed my Life

We have all received many gifts throughout our lifetime. Most are long gone and forgotten, but a few gifts stand out as favorites. As kids we are given so many toys that we don’t even remember most of them. As we get older, practical gifts like ties and socks are given. Sometimes people don’t know … Read more

A Modern Christmas Carol

Almost everyone is familiar with the story of Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol. I was thinking about that this year and thought Charles Dickens could have just as easily written about Ebenezer’s financial situation and had visits from the ghost of finance past (Debt), the ghost of finance present (Budget), and the ghost of … Read more

How to make 2017 your happiest year ever.

My favorite movie of all time just happens to be the Christmas movie “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Here we see one man look back and see all the wonderful things that have happened in his life instead of dwelling on the one bad thing that happened recently. How often have we needed to do this? … Read more

9 tips for easing the cost of Christmas

Christmas is coming soon. Many people will be haunted by the presents they give for several months afterwards in the form of credit card bills. It is amazing how much money we Americans spend on Christmas. Many whole industries thrive on the revenue from Christmas sales. There is no reason for you to go into … Read more

9 Tips for Easing the Cost of Christmas

Christmas is coming soon. Many people will be haunted by the presents they give for several months afterwards in the form of credit card bills. It is amazing how much money we Americans spend on Christmas. Many whole industries thrive on the revenue from Christmas sales. There is no reason for you to go into … Read more