It was cold. It was dark. We were stranded. Thankfully, we didn’t have to panic about the financial implications of our car dying. Here’s why.
Staying on budget can be tough, even for the most seasoned budgeter. Don’t get discouraged! Use these simple tips to stay on budget and get ahead.
Being broke is scary. An income crisis is scarier. Here are 5 ways you can survive an income crisis and get back on your feet quickly.
If you read last week’s post on the hidden costs and perils of buying new wood floors or have been following us on Twitter, you already know that Greg and I took on a pretty major home remodeling project earlier this year. We signed the contract in January, but they didn’t finish everything up until just last week. […]
Feeling like your finances are out of control is a troubling, yet, all too common issue for many people. No matter where you look, it appears the vast majority of us are struggling in some way. Unfortunately, too many people aren’t doing what it takes to turn things around. Here are 5 ways to take back control of your money.
Over the last several months, we’ve had to do a ton of repairs. And, I don’t just mean the twenty-dollar patch and paint kind of repairs. I mean the big stuff. The stuff that costs hundreds of dollars to fix. The stuff that you never really see or think about until it breaks and you […]
Last Friday, Greg and I were heading out of town for a short weekend trip with the kids. We packed the car with two suitcases, a cooler full of food and drinks, and anything else that we could think of to keep a four-year-old and two-year-old happy for the four hour drive. It was Greg’s […]
A few years ago, we watched with horror as Hurricane Sandy roared up the East Coast of the United States. We saw the devastation that a storm can cause, both in a physical sense and in an emotional one. Some of America’s largest cities were severely damaged. The power of nature is truly an awesome sight to behold. […]
Let’s face it, living with debt is a huge burden. It controls nearly everything that you do and living with it can feel overwhelming. Debt causes you unnecessary grief and emotional pain. It makes it difficult to change jobs or go out on your own to start a new business. Debt even makes moving into […]