spending

How to Budget and Still Stay Sane

We know the basics of making a budget. Seeing it on paper is one thing. You feel organized, ahead of...

Where Does All Of Your Money Go?

I’ve never considered myself to be “rich”, at least as far as money goes.  But since I am now retired...

Two Ways To Pay Off Your Debt Faster

The constant temptation of using credit comes to us every day as we drive by our favorite coffee shops, fast...

Surviving the 20-something age weddings and babies

In the 20-something age range, it seems as though everyone around you is either getting married or having a baby,...

Holiday Spending Aftermath: Get Your Finances Back on Track

If you didn’t have a specific plan for holiday spending, you might be getting ready to enter the New Year...

Why You Should Never Spend Money You Don’t Really Have

You may say, “I’m spending all the money I don’t have” as just an expression. Meaning, you’re spending money you...

Best Ways To Start Saving For The Holidays

“Christmas in July” is the name of a movie in which a man called Jimmy is tricked into believing he’s...

A Letter to my Younger Self

Dear Younger-Version-of-Kaelagh, It’s me, the older version of you! I just wanted to let you know that you are doing...

Why it Pays to Shop Around

We are creatures of habit. Once we find a bank or insurance company we tend to stick with them, sometimes for...

Confessions of an ex-Couponer

It’s no secret that I love a bargain, so after watching a few episodes of Extreme Couponing I was ready...

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