We're in our mid 30s and we have no kids. We also have relatively little debt (compared to our current income), but I still worry about "what happens if one of us loses our job?". Well we have enough in savings to hold us off for well over a year of … [Read more...] about Are your employer benefits enough?
From Clever Dude: while I could be the one who buys groceries, Clever Dudette does because she absolutely loves grocery stores. She's a registered dietitian and enjoys walking the aisles to check out what's new and their nutritional value for her … [Read more...] about Clever Dudette’s Thrifty Grocery Shopping Ideas
Clever Dude bought me a kindle for Christmas in 2011; little did he know that I spent most of my teen years reading! I would read while my parents watched TV, read while we were on a 20 minute drive to visit my grandmotherâ€¦I read every chance I … [Read more...] about Clever Dudette’s Frugal Kindle Plan
I can't believe it's already been 2.5 years since I left my university IT job to move into sales. Time seriously flies whether you're having fun or not. But that move also marked the beginning of something big in my life: losing 30 pounds. During … [Read more...] about The costs of losing weight
2013 Mazda Mazda5 Grand Touring When you're writing a car review, your tendency is to want to compare it to other vehicles in its class. What do you do when it's the only vehicle in its class? Such is true with the 2013 Mazda Mazda5 Grand Touring … [Read more...] about Clever Dude Reviews the 2013 Mazda Mazda5 Grand Touring
(Photo by Clever Dude) While most of our friends are parents now, sometimes of their 3rd or 4th child, kids are not in our plans for anytime in our future. It's not that we don't like kids, because we love our nieces, nephew and friend's kids, but … [Read more...] about Giving the gift of a European vacation