We are a country with an identity crisis.

The United States has certainly seen its share of periods of moral injustice over its history. As a matter of history, these periods usually hit around every 60 years or so. In the last decade or so we have begun to see…


You can achieve great things in this life.

With 2020 wrapping up, it’s time to start thinking about your goals for 2021 — another year, another chance to transform your life into the one you have always dreamed of.

The key to any goal is to keep it simple and…


Money laundering fuels crime and terrorism and remains a dangerous security threat.

The US national security danger posed by corruption and terrorist financing is as paramount as it was 20 years ago. As a matter of fact, we are falling behind on our ability to adequately combat this danger —…


The pandemic has forced folks to reevaluate the way they manage their money.

It’s nearly the end of another year — a life-changing, stressful, faith-testing hell of a year. For so many, a lot of that stress has manifested because of money, like having to decide whether or not you…


Contributing to your child’s future has many financial benefits.

Whether your child is 9 months or 5 years, I implore you to consider opening a 529 Plan and start contributing consistently. Looking for the best possible way to fund your child’s education should be at the top of your to-do…


But, you have the power to change your mindset. This is how.

It’s that little voice in your head. Other terms used to describe your stream of consciousness are inner monologue or inner dialogue. Some days it is the angel — it might remind you to water the plants, drink…


Just like that, a dream was gone. Just like that, my baby was gone.

It was a Thursday morning a little over a month ago — the doctor came in and immediately said, “I’m so sorry. There is no longer a heartbeat.” But, I just heard the heartbeat the week…


In January 2019, I self-published my first book, Sons of God, Daughters of Men, and I can’t imagine doing it any other way.

When I completed my first book, I experienced an almost instant depression. It was over. The story was told and no one else was going to experience…


The world is temporarily closed, and our mental health is struggling. This guide will help.

To be entirely honest, I’ve been struggling to maintain my sanity during the pandemic, and I work from home on an average, non-pandemic day. …


I have been having to give myself daily check-ins to reset.

Pandemics can be stressful. Prolonged isolation, fear of a new disease, dealing with the stressors of working from home with kids running around, or the financial stress of job loss is enough to give anyone anxiety. …

Laura E Baize

On Life and Money

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