Springtime arrived two months ago and believe it or not summer is just around the corner. Did you take a stab at spring-cleaning this year? Did you root through your closets, sort through your drawers and clean out those lingering dust bunnies? When you think about spring cleaning you probably focus on mopping, sweeping and […]
“Stop talking to me about money,” my husband said. “I don’t care if that costs $45 or if you saved 30 bucks. Just spend the money on things that matter and don’t feel guilty about doing it.” But how could I stop? I’ve thought about money for as long as I could remember. “How could […]
Random thoughts on a snowy day: I have extremely mixed feelings about moving a few years from now. After a long fifteen years in our current house it finally feels like home to me. I don’t love the layout of our kitchen or the fact that the bedrooms can fit little more than a queen […]
$8510.00 I kid you not!?!?!
Each month my husband dutifully records each and every financial transaction in GnuCash. He reconciles the checkbook and then documents the credits and debits associated with our four credit cards. Every so often I run income and expense reports to provide a snapshot of where our money is going. I usually do this on a […]