Karla Betten Bajema

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How Can High-Poverty Schools Engage Families and the Community?

"I was headed to the home of one of my second graders to let the parents know that Luis was coming to after-school tutoring on time and doing well. …

How to Plan a Big Move

Ugh….moving.Few things inspire more dread, stress, and sheer panic than the prospect of planning and executing a big move, especially one to a new …

The Knot, The #1 Wedding Site, Releases 2014 Real Weddings Study Statistics

NEW YORK, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Knot, the #1 multiplatform wedding resource, today released the results of The Knot 2014 Real Weddings …

Wedding Planning: My Ultimate Lesson in Budgeting

<i>For a lot of young women, weddings are a dream come true. But for a lot of dads, they can quickly turn into a nightmare if the wedding isn’t budgeted</i> …

3 Steps to Keep Your Wedding Costs From Getting Out of Control

While weddings are beautiful and romantic, they can also be stressful and unpredictable—the reality show <i>Bridezillas</i> taught us that. Rain at an …

Creative Wedding Ideas That Don't Cost a Fortune

We reused the flowers from the ceremony to decorate the reception. —Jennifer<p>The day of the wedding my mom went to the local farmers market to get</b> …

6 Wedding Costs That Will Blow Your Mind

With that in mind, we recently gave you some pointers on how to plan a thrifty wedding if you’re getting married soon. <b>We promise you can plan a</b> …

John C. Maxwell

Whenever I speak, I like to chat with people, shaking hands and signing books afterward. Often during those times, someone will say something like, …

What in the World: A solution to homelessness - CNN Video

Fareed looks at a simple solution to America's exploding homelessness crisis: giving people homes.

How to Bring Order to Your Life in Just One Day

<b>This is a guest post from Michael Hyatt</b>Life comes at us in a swirl of hopes, worries, obligations, and commitments, doesn’t it? Sometimes that swirl …

Well House hits milestone of helping 100 homeless

Tami VandenBerg thinks the numbers show her organization may very well have discovered the secret to solving homelessness in Grand Rapids.

4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem Each Day

So if this year’s National Poetry Month inspires you to give daily poetry a go in your classroom, maybe even just for the month, consider these four …

Literature

Why You Need to Invest 15% of Your Income for Retirement

If you’ve been to one of my live events or listened to an interview, <b>you’ve heard me tell people that they need to invest 15% of their gross income to</b> …

7 Ways Guaranteed to Help You Win With Money

You don’t want to waste your time on things that don’t work. No one does!<p>If you need a stain remover, you buy the brand that removes that mustard …

8 Small Town Michigan Overnight Getaways

<b>Mesick</b><p>It’s in the middle of nowhere, it’s near the highest point in the Lower Peninsula, and it’s the mushroom capital of the world. If you love …

Your Retirement Plan: Quadruple Your Retirement Savings

Now, did you catch that? By working with an advisor and by having a plan in place, you can supercharge your retirement savings.<p>"By working with an …

A Year to Clear What is Holding You Back!

With all our best intentions and rich resources, why is it so hard to slow down, simplify, and care for ourselves? Why do most clearing efforts fall …

Minimalism

8 Things Successful People Never Waste Time Doing

As a mentor, people often come to me when they are overwhelmed, stressed and feeling like they’re not accomplishing their goals, the things they most …

Self-improvement

16 Rich Habits

Intelligence, talent and charm are great, but more often than not these aren’t what separate the wealthiest among us from the poorest.<p>Instead, the …

Self-improvement

5 Signs Your Partner Is An Emotional Psychopath

Jan. 29, 2016 11:08PM EST<p>Every relationship has some bumps and challenges. However, that doesn't mean you deserve to be in a relationship with an …

The Perils of Procrastination

When I posted on Facebook looking for procrastinators to interview for this article, two women I’ve worked with responded immediately. They both …

Rohn: 3 Money Habits That Separate the Rich From the Poor

Here is an exciting thought! Why not work full time on your job and part time on your fortune? And what a feeling you'll have when you can honestly …

Clark Howard

Clark’s Travel Booking<br>& Planning Guide Submit Your Travel Photos<br>and See Latest Gallery<p><b>Never Miss a Deal!</b> Follow Clark Smart Travel pages for the …

How to Create a Monthly Budget

Budgeting is “in,” according to a recent Money Pulse poll from Bankrate. The survey shows that only 18% of Americans don’t prepare a budget. The way …

5 Things the People Reading Your Resume Wish You Knew

Resumes are very personal documents. In fact, whenever I’m reviewing a resume, I always ask permission before I mark it up. Who am I to edit your …

A Celebratory Ritual To Get In Touch With The Essence Of Love

Love is an experience that we all seek. Love gives us a feeling of warmth, connection, acceptance and appreciation. It makes us feel like we're …

The 4 Qualities Of A Conscious Relationship

We are approaching a period of time when relationships are ready to go through a major redesign. The current paradigm isn’t working. <i>People are</i> …