This guest post was written by Go Banking Rates, bringing you informative personal finance content and helpful tools. You can follow them on Twitter at @GoBankingRates. In this tough economy, bringing in some extra money is an exciting idea for anyone. However, finding an additional job could be a bit difficult with so many qualified […]
During my giveaway for David Bach’s book I asked everyone to enter by telling me what your top financial resolution is for the year. I loved the responses so much, and wanted to share them with you. Save more My advice: If you are trying to save a certain amount or percentage have it automatically […]
You may have noticed I disappeared over the holidays. I had planned to continue posting, but realized pretty quickly that if I was going to enjoy my holiday (and my rare time off for my husband) then I needed to put the computer and my iPhone down, and back slowly away. Slowly, so they didn’t […]
Monday is always a tough day. The girls go back to school, the hubby goes to work, and we start our weekly routines all over again. Having a “case of the Mondays” is common talk on Monday morning. (just look at twitter, or Facebook, and you’ll find someone lamenting about the day of the week) […]
I labeled my rationale for spending $ my inner spender. She’s sneaky, conniving, and able to talk me into just about anything. She thinks Kate Spade shoes on sale are an “investment,” and buying the kids ice cream will make them feel happy and loved.
Sometimes it feels like we’ll never be debt-free. I’m having one of those weeks where I can see the path ahead, and I’m tired of walking it. I know that we’ll be challenged to keep paying off debt over the summer. But instead of bucking up and feeling more resolve, and that “gazelle intensity” Dave […]
As promised I wanted to share what method we are using to pay off our debt. The first step is to come up with $1,000 for an emergency fund. For some people this may not be enough, but it’s a start, and will cover most emergencies. It will also give you peace of mind to […]
I went to Confessions of a Shopaholic on Friday evening, a rare treat, right before the flu hit me hard. The movie was really entertaining, and I have a new love for Isla Fisher. She lights up the screen. I definitely think it’s worth a rental when it comes on DVD, it’s probably not one […]