I had a nearly 1000 word article written and realized I wasn't even close to the point of this article. Sometimes I really do just need to STOP! So let me see if I can get my words out more quickly this time. (It really hurt to just delete 1000 words … [Read more...] about Sometimes you just need to STOP
Family or Marriage
I have very few convictions, a few opinions, and everything else is all "gray area" to me. One of those convictions is "spend less than you earn", while a gray area is "Is living together before marriage a sin?" (because that gets into even bigger … [Read more...] about When you think you’re doing right, but maybe you’re just screwing things up
For 11 years now, I've lived in the Washington D.C. area (never in D.C. though). I first lived and worked in Virginia. The 20-mile commute was horrible, and this was 11 years ago. Traffic in the area has only gotten worse. I moved to a different city … [Read more...] about No, I don’t want to move to your state!
So I've belonged to a chain gym for almost 10 years now. When I first joined, I used it almost daily for racquetball until I completely shredded my rotator cuff. I wasn't into running back then, and then I moved, changed jobs, etc.When I moved to … [Read more...] about Use your gym membership much? If so, you probably have no bargaining power
How many of you have said "I'm always going to have a car (or credit card, or student loan) payment"? Ten years ago, I was definitely one of those people, and I know a number in my family still think that way, and I'm sure some friends and other … [Read more...] about Living a Life of Payments
Over 2 years, ago, I said we're free of consumer debt, but I was sort of wrong.When I graduated high school, I had no financial plan for college, and my parents were already taking out loans for my sister's first year. Along with the student … [Read more...] about No, THIS is my final student loan payoff