3 Ways To Make A Pain-Free Money Plan
3 Tips To A No Fight Home Renovation
Benjamin Franklin said, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” What a smart guy. (Although flying a kite in a thunderstorm doesn’t look like wisdom at first glance.) Planning is a key to success – especially with your money. Planning doesn’t just help you get ahead financially; it helps put (and keep) your […]
How To Score Unusual Scholarships
When it comes to home remodeling there can be a lot of stress and a lot of money involved! It is a major financial commitment. There is a lot that goes into the decisions of remodeling. We just remodeled our whole house in three months! We considered doing the standard one room at a time, […]
3 Reasons Not to be Homeowners Before Marriage
Whether you are investing in your own education or getting ready to support your kids going through college, we have some great tips for you to score some unusual scholarships! Did you know that most people go after very general scholarships when there are many unusual scholarships that many people overlook? Make sure you do your […]
Appy New Year! (That’s right) Money You Challenge #1: Apps for the best Money You
More and more young couples are buying a house together before saying “I do.” But that comes with big risks. Here are 3 big reasons NOT to be homeowners before marriage. Originally appeared in Your Tango, Article published in August 2015 and reposted in February 2017.
3 Ways To Actually Keep Your Resolutions
Stop Waiting. Today’s The Day. “New Money You” Challenge #1. Are you ready for the best Money You year ever? Start your year off right. (Don’t worry if it’s not January 1! Plenty of large corporations run their fiscal year counter to the calendar year. Now you do too!) CHALLENGE #1 — APPy New Year! Start […]
5 Ways to Survive the Wedding Expense Blues
Every year people make New Year’s Resolutions. The third most common resolution is to spend less and save more. However, only 10% actually keep that resolution. So the question is, “Should you even try to make financial resolutions? We say, “Absolutely!” Here are three ways to actually keep your resolutions and make your New Year, […]
3 Easy Steps To a Mid Year Financial Checkup
Here Comes The Bride. AND Here Comes The Bills! How to enjoy summer weddings, and survive the wedding expense blues, without going broke. Originally from Your Tango Wedding season is here. Your mailbox is bulging with invitations; your calendar is already littered with save-the-dates, and the biggest workout in your future is for your credit […]
Spending Your Kids’ Inheritance is a Good Thing
About halfway through the year we realize we didn’t stick to our New Years Resolutions with our financial goals. But, it’s okay, there are three big things you can do to get back on track and have a mid year financial checkup together as a marriage couple. 3 Easy Steps To A Mid Year Financial […]
Trying to Keep Up With the Joneses?
Bethany and I recently experienced what it’s like to enjoy your inheritance while your parents are still around.
Ok, we all ask ourselves — even Scott and I ask it — “Are we trying to keep up with the Joneses?” Whoever those Jones are, they seem to have nice stuff. Right? But let’s admit we’ve never seen their credit card statements at the end of the month either. Whenever you find yourself buying […]