Recurring payments – friend or foe?

Recurring payments – friend or foe?

“When you pay attention to detail, the big picture will take care of itself.” George St-Pierre Technology these days makes it very easy to pay for things without your being aware of it. When I started on my frugal journey one of the things that surprised me was the...
#FFwF

#FFwF

“Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.” Randy Pausch With summer in full swing here in the Northern Hemisphere, thoughts are turning to how to enjoy the warmer weather and the longer days. Doing it on a budget can be a challenge but it’s really not...
Embracing Compromise

Embracing Compromise

“Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you.” John Wooden I had a conversation with my nephew Matt recently. Matt is a Marine Corps veteran (ooo-RAH!), married with 2 sweet little girls, and a recent college graduate getting...
F.O.M.O is a Four Letter Word

F.O.M.O is a Four Letter Word

“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Think about how much we are bombarded these days with offers too good to be true. Offers that are only good for the dreaded...
Never too early/Not too late

Never too early/Not too late

  “When I was young I used to think that money was the most important thing in life; now that I’m old, I know it is.” Oscar Wilde   Ahh, retirement. That time of life where you can kick back and read a book all day long and no one will notice or care (unless...

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