Golfers in Arizona are excited this month because here in Arizona the Golf rates will start to drop since the Snow Birds are heading back to their summer homes. This is the time of the month we play most of our rounds for the year. Cheap rates last till October and then they start to go back up. So, if you are a golfer now is the time to travel to Arizona for some cheap golf. We are from the Midwest and we know that golf isn’t cheap during the summer months there.
Being a caregiver for an older parent or a loved one with disabilities in decline can be physically, emotionally, and mentally challenging. For these caregivers, the pandemic has fetched an additional worry that also weighs heavily on their shoulders. However, no matter what times we live in, we are ultimately forced to make some decisions for our own sake or in the name of the loved one we take care of. Caregiving for a Loved One
Another crazy month here at the Mills Way Family. We were sad to see Mom and Dad bead back to Minnesota this month. We drove them to Texas and spent the night before heading home. They went on to see relatives in Kansas City before heading home. Our drive to Texas was one of our worst in the last seven years. We drove in heavy Snow, Winds, Fog and Rain. We had times we were stopped on the Interstate with the motor shut off while we waited for traffic to move. We are planning on Flying more in the future then driving back home.
Governments and people alike are nervous I would be because anything thing that is unknown or not normal can make people nervous. Our protective walls go up and say stuff like “That won’t Work” or “That is a Scam”. Some of my friends think I am crazy and that I should run away from Digital Currency.
We seem to live in the world of scams now a days. There was probably many scams back when I was a kid but now that I have kids they seem to be coming out of the woodwork. We just try to prepare our kids of possible scams so they may not lose money in the future due to a scam. Scammers if they would use their skills for good they could probably make a good living.
This month went way too fast. We have less than two weeks from today and we will be driving our folks back to their home in Minnesota. They have been down since the first of December and we wish they would just live here all year around. Maybe some day our wish will come true.
Our boys are good boys and we are very proud of them and love them to death. But they still worry me that they may not be Financially Free in the future because of their lack of Action towards Money and Education. Like is hard and even harder if you don’t have money. We constantly tell them they need to live with the Consequences of their Choices they make.
We like to point out to the boys all the time the people that are rich and famous but yet living frugal lifestyles. Our boys like to put these youtubers to Tik Tok kids up on a pedestal because they drive fancy cars and live in these big houses. They watch videos of these people throwing money away to friends and family like its water. We try to bring up to them what would happen to these people if it is real life if You Tube or Tik Tok would quit paying them.
Our boys both have girlfriends this Valentines Day and they are trying to think of what they could do with the little bit of cash they have. This is a common thing for a lot of people. Some people let their heart do the thinking and not their Financial Freedom Mind which gets them in trouble after Valentine’s day.
The more questions we ask the more we learn about Social Security to help us with our Retirement Projections. My Dad and myself got talking about what happens when once spouse dies how much the other spouse gets then from Social Security for monthly payments if they are both retired.