Be Prepared or Be Me

We had some nasty storms roll through over the weekend. There was a lot of tornado-ish activity, 70 mile-an-hour gusts of wind, hail, and an electrical blackout.  For almost 24 hours, we were living in the stone age, with nothing but smartphones for … [Continue reading]

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Watching My Debt

Image by Getty Images via @daylife I'm so excited.  Yesterday, I transferred the final payment for my personal line of credit.  This LOC was originally my overdraft protection LOC that had worked it's way up to $6000 at 21%.    Today, it is … [Continue reading]

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Buying on Craigslist

On Friday, I talked about selling safely on Craigslist.  Today, I'm going to talk about buying safely and getting a good deal. I love Craiglist.  It's safe to say I'm a fan. We've refurnished most of our house for 10-15% of retail by being … [Continue reading]

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3 Simple Ways Keeping Your Spending Organized

Image via Wikipedia On of the biggest problems we had with controlling our finances was knowing where the money went.   Have you ever said "Honey, do you realize we spent $900 eating out this month?"   I have.   The amount we spent on some … [Continue reading]

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