Hello, teenage braces! Today I’m giving six financial hacks to help take some of the financial pressure off getting braces for your kids – and maybe using them to take the family on a trip. The joys of parenthood!
Last week I mentioned that our family has planned a big event to celebrate our mortgage payoff. What you might not know is this has been almost twenty years in the making. Today I reveal how we’re celebrating, and the story behind the dream fund that made it all possible.
I read an interesting article in The NY Times that mentions someone who makes $1.2 million per year and is absolutely miserable. He finds his professional life unfulfilling and stressful, and wants to move onto a job that pays “only” $600k per year. But he can’t. Why? Because his life and lifestyle depends upon the […]
Buy less – much less. Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without. And if you must buy, buy used – or sustainable. Come read why I think the way I do about clothes, learn some startling facts, and see how you can use your shopping habits to make a difference.
This was the hardest week of no/low spend November. Not only was there days off work, but also frankly we’re tired of not spending. The checking account (where we do the majority of our day-to-day spending) ran lower than it has in a looooong time. And although we were never in jeopardy of running out […]
What did we do on our Thanksgiving break? Why, created Nintendo Christmas World, of course! Come check out the step-by-step process, and our families financial lessons, here. Bonus – video of the finished product!