A Less Expensive Way to Go Green

A Less Expensive Way to Go Green

I’m trying to live greener but I’m far from being the poster child for green living.  I still occasionally use plastic bags.  I sometimes forget to turn off lights when I leave a room.  I’ve been known to buy a processed snack (or two). I’m not perfect. If you spend any amount of time reading […]

Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be All Or Nothing

Personal Finance Doesn't Have to Be All Or Nothing

I spend a lot of time reading, writing, and thinking about personal finance.   There are all kinds of “do’s” and don’ts” of personal finance, and they vary depending on the person giving out the advice. There are plenty of folks out there to tell you what you should always do with your money and what […]

7 Things You Might Miss When Budgeting

7 Things You Might Miss When Budgeting

The mail comes and there’s a bill you’d forgotten was coming.  How can this be?  You have a budget! But sometimes we spend so much time focusing on the day-to-day tracking of expenses when we budget that we forget to plan for the larger, irregular expenses that pop up.