Month: January 2018

Wanna See How Rich You’ll Become? Do The Math!

Wanna See How Rich You’ll Become? Do The Math!

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] I sometimes wonder what people from the Dark Ages think about our flashy culture and unrestrained society today. Not to mention our smartphones, computers and auto flushing indoor toilets. That would likely blow […]

Why You Still Need An Emergency Fund While In Debt

Why You Still Need An Emergency Fund While In Debt

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] I write these for my Soapy and all the Soapys we have in our own lives. She was wondering if she still needed an emergency fund while in debt.   You can read […]

Our Marriage Audit – Do We Fight Too Much?

Our Marriage Audit – Do We Fight Too Much?

I got this idea to document and analyze arguments my husband and I have occasionally. I’m aware of how deeper issues could be toxic to marriages, especially newer marriages like ours. It was more incentive for me to go into this alone. Jared doesn’t know I […]

4 Practical Budgets For People Bad With Money

4 Practical Budgets For People Bad With Money

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] Upon another journey to help out my budgety blind, overspendy, financially shipwreck of a friend Soapy (love her but it’s true) I’ve developed a series that poses aid for people who were not born or […]

Sunday Diary #3- Sam’s Club (Round 2), Estate Sale & Soda Tax?

Sunday Diary #3- Sam’s Club (Round 2), Estate Sale & Soda Tax?

Sam’s Club (Round 2) When Sam’s club announced their first closing, they backed it up with a 25% off sale. Last week, we waited in line for 15 minutes just to check out the fuss. I waited in the Sam’s Club line for 15-20 minutes this time, […]

21 Frugal Pantry Staples List on a Limited Budget

21 Frugal Pantry Staples List on a Limited Budget

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] Cooking at home? Starting out on a tight budget? I recommend the following basic pantry staples to keep in stock for a pinch! Yes, Soapy, I’m looking at you. If you are new here – […]

The Financials Behind Owning a McMansion

The Financials Behind Owning a McMansion

[ALL photos and respective rights were taken from Kate via McMansion Hell] This Martin Luther King Monday is our official, guilt-free, lay around the house like a lazy cat day. For the few golden hours of waiting for our laundry to finish, my husband and I […]

The Sunday Diary – Our Sam’s Club Closed, Free Furniture & Student Loan Horror Tales

The Sunday Diary – Our Sam’s Club Closed, Free Furniture & Student Loan Horror Tales

Just as the title suggests, this is a wrap up of everything that was mildly interesting this week. Our Sam’s Club Closed! Walmart announced 60 store closings of their wholesaler club chain. Hubby and I were surprised to find our local club on the list! […]