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Category Archives: Money
… no matter how you slice it. I love a bargain as much as anyone and I try to save money whenever possible. That said, some things in life are expensive no matter what. For example: Now why (you may … Continue reading
Overall, my husband and I are fairly good about keeping our spending in check. Over a year ago, we discovered we were spending waaaay too much money going out to eat all the time. We created a budget and reined … Continue reading
I have a little confession to make that (in the world of personal finance) can be somewhat controversial: my husband and I use a credit card for all of our spending. Groceries, gas, going out, clothing, pet care, absolutely everything. … Continue reading
Part of keeping any household running smoothly is ensuring that the family/household finances are in order. I’ve written before about budgets and frugality. Tracking spending, saving money, and being frugal are great ways to start to get a handle on … Continue reading
My husband and I reflected this week on how this is the one-year anniversary of our financial face lift. Last January, we got really serious about saving money and buying a home. I tracked our spending and we created a … Continue reading