Category: Hello from Melissa

New Posting Schedule at MBU

New Posting Schedule at MBU

We have some exciting news to share with you.  We are going to be expanding our footprint into Youtube!  We’ll be posting a press release soon announcing the program and its content.  All I can say is that I’m getting to host it.  Now, how cool is that! As you all know, I have a […]

May 14, 2014 | By More
It’s Time to Jumpstart Your 2014!

It’s Time to Jumpstart Your 2014!

Good day everyone!  I hope you enjoyed your holiday and can look forward to a relaxing weekend.  Why?  It’s because we’re hitting the ground running on Monday, January 6, 2014! I’m really excited about the coming year.  We’ve got a lot of new resources and add-ons to MoneyBasicsU that I think you’ll find engaging and […]

January 3, 2014 | By More
My Mom’s Secret About Christmas Presents

My Mom’s Secret About Christmas Presents

If there is one scene I remember from a Christmas morning past, it’s of my oldest brothers leading the charge as my other siblings and I race to the tree to see what booty lay in wait.  Of course, it’s dark outside because it’s not quite sunrise.  Mom, Dad, and grandmother are sipping coffee and […]

December 4, 2013 | By More
November Is Money Smart Consumer Month

November Is Money Smart Consumer Month

There isn’t anything I don’t enjoy about the holiday season.  And, just for clarification, the holiday season for me encompasses the months of November and December.  So much is happening from enjoying shopping, decorations, food, friends, family, and a dozen other activities that get squeezed into that 8-week period. Now, and I have to admit […]

November 1, 2013 | By More
New on MoneyBasicsU:  Real Success Stories

New on MoneyBasicsU: Real Success Stories

One area of writing and research I thoroughly enjoy is the interview/profile.  Over the years, I have found this arena the most fascinating because it introduces me and my readers to one of the true secrets to success – Learn the experiences of others and apply those lessons to help reach my goals of success. Each […]

October 4, 2013 | By More
Can Honesty and Money Go Together?

Can Honesty and Money Go Together?

Last summer my sister and her family decided to do some basement clean up.  It was time to dust off a couple of cob webs from long since unused baby toys and other miscellaneous collectibles gathering dust in the corners.  Of course, the immediate benefit is clearing out space, but also making a few extra […]

September 27, 2013 | By More
1st Year Anniversary: Congratulations MoneyBasicsU!

1st Year Anniversary: Congratulations MoneyBasicsU!

Here we are on Friday, August 30, 2013.  I’m so excited to be celebrating this day in particular because of what today represents. For those of you who have been with us from the beginning, today marks the one year anniversary of MoneyBasicsU.com!  Our first Post went live on Monday, August 20, 2012 [see Welcome to […]

August 30, 2013 | By More
What’s Ahead for MoneyBasicsU in 2013?

What’s Ahead for MoneyBasicsU in 2013?

Welcome to the New Year!  As I said yesterday, this is a year of new beginnings and we want to start 2013 running.  There are so many issues and topics to address in the months ahead that will move your personal finances in the direction you want to go DESPITE the challenges in the economy.  […]

January 1, 2013 | By More
Holiday Break – And to All, A Happy Christmas Day!

Holiday Break – And to All, A Happy Christmas Day!

Today will be a special day celebrated by millions around the world.  It is at this time we can let people know how much we appreciate them.  And, I greatly appreciate each of you!  I know in the weeks and months ahead, we will be sharing some very important conversations.  These conversations are going to […]

December 25, 2012 | By More
Christmas Eve – A Day of Sharing

Christmas Eve – A Day of Sharing

You will be happy to know that MoneyBasicsU is giving you a break this week.  Whether you are celebrating the Christmas holiday or no, every once in a while we all need a little time to recharge the brain.  And, admittedly, after December 25, I’m taking the rest of the week off from my vocation […]

December 24, 2012 | By More