Archive for September 17, 2013

Does Your Family Use a Budget? It Should

Written by John. Posted in HOMEPAGE

Household money saving tips

Family budget plans are important for many reasons. If there is debt, a child going off to college, a big vacation to save up for, or simply stress over how money gets allocated, then a budget offers solutions to those problems. Surprisingly, many families do not have any budget whatsoever.

Approximately $10,000 a year from a family budget is spent on items which are flexible in how much can be applied to them. For example, transportation, gasoline, food, and mortgage interest. With a better understanding of where your money is going, and how to allocate it reasonably, a family budget plan can help you to erase debt, save for big life events, and reduce stress between family members.

Here is a family budget example from Quicken, with family budget percentages as a guideline.

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How to Change Your Computer Wall Paper

Written by John. Posted in Desktop wall paper, Wall papers

Are you sick of looking at the same boring old computer wall paper that came with your PC or Mac? The good news is that you can change your desktop wall paper whenever you like! It is very easy and can be accomplished in less than five minutes. There are a couple of ways to go about doing this. Here are the steps for each method.

The first way to change your computer wall paper begins with you opening Desktop Background by clicking the Start button. Then, click on Control Panel. When the control panel pops up, you will click on Appearance and Personalization. Click on the Personalization icon. Then, click on Desktop Background. At this point, you can click on whatever picture or color you want to use for your desktop computer wall paper.

If the picture that you want for your computer wall paper is not shown at this point, click the Picture location down arrow, which will allow you to see other categories. Another option at this juncture is to click on Browse. Clicking on Browse