What’s Different Now?

What's Different Now?

What’s different now? Just that one little question can open up such an emotional conversation.   Each week when I’m at Weight Watchers and someone has met a weight loss goal, my Weight Watchers leader always asks that person “What’s different now that you’ve lost the weight?” The answers vary.  Some people feel better physically.  Some […]

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How to Get Out of a Financial Funk

How to Get Out of a Financial Funk

The last month or so has been a tough one for our finances.  All five of us have been off from school and work.  We’ve had some business-related travel, birthdays, anniversaries, and grad parties.  We’ve been busy with summer camps and appointments. We were lured into some great sales and we ate out far too […]

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Cheap Trick: Use Less Than Recommended

Cheap Trick: Use Less Than Recommended

Lather. Rinse. Repeat. Fill the detergent to the fourth line. Serving size is two tablespoons. These are all things we’ve seen on product packages.  Manufacturers place instructions for use on their products and recommended serving sizes and if we follow them, chances are good that we’ll end up spending more money than we should.

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