Preparing for Summer

Our family is preparing for summer activities, including both vacation and improvement projects around the house. Because of our recent problems with appliances and some unexpected school expenses, we won’t have as much money as we usually do for summer, … Read More

A Closer Look

The holidays are coming up and that means that dealing with your money is about to feel like a magic trick. Last week we gave the budget an overview with a few specifics in mind. This week we are going … Read More

High Cost of Summer Dinning

What never ceases to amaze me is just how much our food bill goes up in the summer. I know that I don’t eat as much over the course of the hot months, but it really isn’t the quantity that … Read More

Remember Your Budget

It’s summer, and most of us are fighting to keep our heads above the water with our very busy summer schedules. What this typically means is that the budget goes by the wayside. It shouldn’t. Here are a few things … Read More