Just 4 days ago, we paid off the last $3,300 on our Chevy Malibu. But what can go wrong, will go wrong. We were so proud that the car was finally ours. But something bad happened on the beltway today (and this time, I wasn't in the car!) I got … [Read more...] about Murphy’s Law: Pay off your car, get into an accident
Finances & Money
After spending days preparing for and writing the Carnival of Personal Finance #103: The 24 Edition last week, I had to take a bit of a break from looking at carnivals and festivals. Now I'm ready to look through the 78 or so entries for this week's … [Read more...] about Carnival of Personal Finance #104 Recap
Alllll the way back on the 9th (uh, Saturday), I wrote how I sent off the final check to pay off our Chevy Malibu. However, I forgot to mention some other important, and interesting, information: We bought the 2005 Chevy Malibu in March, 2005 on … [Read more...] about Oops, forgot to mention this about our Chevy payoff
I just read a very interesting article by a new writer called One Snarky Chica with Issues titled "I don't have the right package to get a business-related job". I don't want to steal the heart of the article as I think you should go read it for … [Read more...] about Are women with MBA degrees at a disadvantage?
Yes, we're still training for the Marine Corp Marathon, which is this coming October. Our mileage is increasing (long runs are scheduled for Saturdays), and this weekend we had to run 8 miles. You can keep up to date with our weekly updates at … [Read more...] about Running in the dark is dangerous
Just a couple days ago, I mentioned that we had about $3,300 left to pay on our car loan, and that we would pay it off over the next 2 months. Well, I jumped the gun. I was looking through our budget and saw that I could pay the credit card … [Read more...] about Breaking News: We’ve paid off our car loan early!