Only 8% of people achieve their new year’s resolutions and 80% of those who make resolutions have given up on them by mid-February. In 2017 did you resolve to make a budget? Track your spending? Cut the paycheck to paycheck… Read moreBudget Blues? I’ve Got You Covered!
Google ‘how do I teach my kids about money’ and you will get pages of results offering different twists on the same theme – raising financially responsible children. Saving jars, passbook accounts, chore charts, spending money, tithing, straight up allowance,… Read moreKids & Money: Nurturing the Next Generation of PF Nerds
“It’s only a dream until you write it down, then it becomes a goal.” I have never written down my goals, ever. I am not lazy, my life hums along, things get accomplished … but I don’t write down my… Read moreBring It On 2017!
I am happily surrounded by tank geeks. My son, who at the time we downsized our lives was 9 years old, loves WWII history. He watches “The Great Courses” lectures about famous battles, reads (and talks about) tanks and starts… Read moreTime Money and Choices – What it Really Looks Like
The Big House – I wanted to cut and run and my husband wanted to stay. The time and money we poured into the house exhausted me. The very thought of moving again exhausted him. Russell just wasn’t getting it…. Read moreHow Pinterest Saved My Marriage
Whiskey.Tango.Foxtrot. In January 2013 we paid $1351.12 to heat our 2800 square foot home. January 4 the oil company filled our tank for $470.70 – significant, but not out of the norm for the middle of winter. January 15 they… Read moreWhiskey.Tango.Foxtrot.