Over the holiday break, I had the opportunity to chaperone a party for a few dozen 10-13 year old middle schoolers. There were lots of treats, party hats and horns, and a fabulous DJ playing age-appropriate music. A great time was had by all. Especially me. I enjoy watching these adorable children in the glory… Read More Who will you be in 2017?
I’m not very good about keeping resolutions, especially those involving eating, food, or moving my body. But money resolutions? I am very regimented with my money, so I’m assessing our 2017 budget looking for tweaks to make. I am in a very satisfying place, financially. Well, other than not being able to retire RIGHT NOW!… Read More Any financial resolutions?
Today is our fourth anniversary of being free from our debt. In the two or three years leading up to October 10, 2012, we had paid off our car loans. One was paid off a few months early; the other, maybe a year early? But it just didn’t seem right to pay off the mortgage.… Read More Today is our 4th Debt Free Anniversary!
Like most folks, I love to dream about what I would do if I won a big lottery jackpot. Not “just” a few million. Nah, that’s only enough to be comfortable on, right? I mean, the BIG MONEY. Hundreds of millions of dollars. My husband and I want to claim the winnings anonymously. I’m not sure that’s… Read More Hitting the jackpot
Think back to your childhood. Do you remember wanting something and asking your parents, and they gave you that look? And you knew it was coming…that ever-popular phrase that parents seemed to use daily. “What? Do you think money grows on trees?” And while I KNEW that there was no such thing as a money… Read More Grow your own money tree