If you have or know someone who has kids, you’ve probably heard about or experienced what I like to refer to as a “blow out”. You know, it’s where the #2 sneaks out of the diaper like a ninja and attacks everything in sight. If you’re home, bath time just got moved to now. However, [...]
As the holiday season descends, it’s time for many people to start thinking about presents: presents they’d like to receive and presents they need to buy. One tool that many have used for decades in order to help make paying for holiday presents more manageable is in-store layaway. Layaway — the process of having a [...]
It seems like every time I turn on the news these days, another city has been devastated by another one of mother nature’s wicked storms. Although my family hasn’t had to experience it first hand, we’ve headed to the basement several times thinking bad weather was near. Each time, my wife and I gather up [...]
Let’s face it; the economy for the last few years has been as close to a depression that we’ve seen for at least a couple of generations. Most Americans have felt the effects; however, we still spend money on things we never use, shouldn’t use, and/or would be better off without.
First and foremost, cigarettes, cigars, and pretty [...]
Some of you reading this have probably already gotten back your return. Those of you who got a refund: have you spent it already? A tax refund can be a blessing that can help you get out of debt or prepare for future financial hardships. Here’s some “do” and “don’t” advice regarding tax refunds.
Spending with [...]