Category: Budget & Debt Management

How Much Money Does Our Brand of Frugality Save? (Spoiler: $56,000+/Year)

How Much Money Does Our Brand of Frugality Save? (Spoiler: $56,000+/Year)

~ I’ve honestly wondered about this. Let’s do the whole math and find out! Our brand of frugality is pretty typical (to a little extra strength) in the accumulation phase. My general belief is if you optimize and cultivated self-introspection so that your inner lives and […]

Everything ‘Married…With Children’ Did That Kept Them Poor

Everything ‘Married…With Children’ Did That Kept Them Poor

  Does anyone remember that show Married…With Children? I use to watch old reruns of Married…With Children on FOX even though it was a little before my time. I didn’t always get the jokes back then because I was still picking up English, but I […]

Guest Post: Getting a Grip in our Household Finances

Guest Post: Getting a Grip in our Household Finances

Hiya kids, I have a guest post from Kris. I enjoyed reading his My Financial Mistake series so this is kind of like the summary chapter after his financial mistakes. He will go over with you guys how exactly his family of 3 got control […]

How To Afford $800 Shoes When You’re $100k in Debt

How To Afford $800 Shoes When You’re $100k in Debt

This post was written in aggravation at 3 AM by yours truly. There are barrels of good people out there under a mountain of usurious debt north of six figures. You could argue until the cattle turn into jerky whose fault it is at the […]

23 Inexpensive Diet Tricks To Shed Those Vanity Pounds 🍌

23 Inexpensive Diet Tricks To Shed Those Vanity Pounds 🍌

“Vanity Pounds” Holy cow, how have I never heard of this term before? Hahaha! That’s exactly these last stubborn few pounds are, they refuse to go yet so close! I know I’m within the healthy weight range but I would be more presentable if I stop wearing […]

Master List of Budget Categories + FREE Google Budget Download – Version 2

Master List of Budget Categories + FREE Google Budget Download – Version 2

Budgets should be free. Like fresh air, choice of religion, and water cups at the food court. – Me We have been using our old Google Docs spreadsheet for over a year now and slowly improved some of its features as we tweaked this and […]

What Am I Doing With My Life? I Need Help With My Life.

What Am I Doing With My Life? I Need Help With My Life.

“I have no idea what to do with my life.” -Soaps Bleh news Internet Friends. I wish I had a better Soapy update for you guys today.

Saving Money For College Does More Than Pay Tuition #FinHealthMatters

Saving Money For College Does More Than Pay Tuition #FinHealthMatters

The Teen Years Saving your own money for college does a lot more than just paying the tuition. Spending your own money teaches you about the value of money, provides a safety net, and gives you a preview of the working world. I’ll tell you my […]