Spending More to Save More

I visited the vet's office this week to pick up the flea & heart worm medication my dog takes on a monthly basis. As always, I was given the option of getting a 6 or 12-month supply. This particular  brand, which comes in the form of a pill, is both effective and expensive. It's the only … Continue reading Spending More to Save More

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The Pros and Cons of Having Roommates

This post is written by Jennifer Riner of Zillow. Renters looking to save money should consider leasing apartments with friends. College students are notorious for cohabitating with classmates to spend more time together before graduation. Increasing numbers of 20-something’s carry this mentality into their professional lives to save money. Even more experienced renters choose to … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Having Roommates

The Two Most Important Questions When Cutting Down Your Budget

There are as many reasons for cutting a budget as there are individuals: maybe you've just lost a job or got a pay cut, or perhaps you want to save more for an upcoming trip, or maybe you have a brand new budget and realized that you're spending way too much. Cutting budget categories has … Continue reading The Two Most Important Questions When Cutting Down Your Budget

How to Instill Work Ethic in Your Kids With Paid Chores

Last weekend, I was listening to the Beyond the To Do List Podcast with Erik Fisher and caught bits and pieces (in between my kids screaming) of an interview with Rachel Cruze, Dave Ramsey's daughter. They were chatting about a new book she co-authored with Ramsey on raising money-smart kids: Smart Money Smart Kids. I … Continue reading How to Instill Work Ethic in Your Kids With Paid Chores