In July of 2005 my husband and I purchased a very cute, little, yellow, beach house in NC for $620,000. We bought the house because we love it. And if all goes well we’ll spend a good deal of our retirement there (we’re only in our 20s so that’s a long way off). If you […]
Isn’t it funny, how we stereotype people by the cars they drive. As a college student I drove my father’s rusty, old, Toyota camry station wagon to campus. I’d park it alongside the shiny BMWs and SUVs of fellow students. I used to hate driving that old bomb to campus. Thinking back I relish the […]
So I’ve been flipping through the pages of the Tightwad Gazette in the hopes of finding easy ways to save a little extra money each month. I have been known to do some pretty frugal things in my day. When I first got out of college I was often broke. (Not because I blew all […]
Money magazine had a good article this month about the perceptions of husbands and wives when it comes to money. You can read the article, Men Women + Money, in it’s entirety online. This article picks up on some of the basic misunderstandings between spouses and money. The article points out that most men still […]
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