My Thrifting Scores from the Weekend!

This weekend I had a moment where I needed to escape the four walls of the house and venture out into the neighboring town of Madison, Georgia.  Madison is a old Antebellum community filled with some of the most beautiful homes anyone has ever laid their eyes on.  They have a thriving town square with great little restaurants and shops.  Andersen and I had a wonderful afternoon shopping and enjoying lunch at a wonderful little Bistro called Perk Avenue....more

Here We Go Again, Withdrawals From Our Checking Without Our Permission.

How would you feel if you woke up one morning and found your bank balance down to $0.56 when the lowest it should be is $180.00? Well this has happened to me and I was pissed! There were two ACH’s or withdrawals.  One for $12 and the other for $513.00.  Not a very small amount....more

Dear Dr. Romance: I guess we don't separate the "math" from the "emotion!"

To watch video, click hereDear Dr. Romance:I saw your video about couples fighting over financesI am totally on board as I think what you share is phenomenal. The challenge is my approach I suppose as my wife Mel is almost NEVER on board. I guess we don't separate the "math" from the "emotion!" Trust me we're gonna to have to sit down and be more business-like and professional for sure, what a great approach. I hope it helps....more

10 ways to Let Yourself Go to save money

Are you serious about saving money?I mean, are you really, really serious about putting back as much as you can for you and/or your family?...more

Cash back websites to help you save money

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How to Retire by 40 - Part 2

This is part 2 of a 4 (or 5?) part series detailing why we want to retire by 40, as well as how to retire by 40.  You can read ...more

7 Steps for Surviving a Flood in Your House (Financially!)

In case you hadn’t heard, on Wednesday night, B and I came home to a flood in our house. Not, surprisingly, from the flood that happened two weeks ago, but actually from a burst water pipe in our laundry room. ...more

Peyton Manning Knows The Power Of The Munchies

Pizza and Pot go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly.  Just because Peyton Manning doesn't smoke weed doesn't mean that he isn't aware of the power of the munchies.  Or how the munchies can be oh, so profitable.  How forward-thinking was he in acquiring 21 Papa John's franchises in Colorado a couple of weeks before Coloradoans passed Amendment 64 in 2012?...more

It's Today Not Tomorrow - Living In The Moment

Lately, I keep finding myself thinking about, trying to plan or let's just face it, worrying about the future. And today, I realized I need to just stop. That's right - just stop. Focus on the moment, not the moment tomorrow, not the moment 5 minutes from now, but the moment now - this moment that I'm currently living....more

10 Ways Non-Profits Can Save On Expenses

Any organization must work to keep expenses at a minimum in order to remain viable. This is especially true of non-profit organizations.While for-profit organizations mainly focus on increasing the bottom line, non profits must focus on the bottom line and using net gains to reinvest in servicing their mission. There are many areas where non-profits can look at their budget, work on the strategic plan and find ways to save on expenses....more