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The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. It's a phrase that you may have heard before or even used. The general connotation is that from where you are standing in life, what someone else has looks better. I always … [Read more...] about Why is the Grass Is Greener On the Other Side of the Fence?
I didn't want it to happen again this year, but it did. This year was supposed to be the one where we started saving for Christmas early so by the time November flipped on the calendar we had a wad of cash saved up to buy gifts for our son, each … [Read more...] about Budgeting for the Holidays Late, Again
Earlier this week, my manager informed me that I have been given a raise!! YEAH!! This is especially good news as I did not receive one last year. After taxes, I estimate that it will net about $115 per paycheck, or $230 per month. It's not life … [Read more...] about I Got a Raise! What Should I Do With It?
Over the weekend my wife and I went to watch a Major League Baseball game. We don't go to professional sporting events often, and I was reminded this weekend why. Tickets: The tickets were offered to my wife through her job … [Read more...] about How Expensive Is Going To a Baseball Game?
Kids in the neighborhood are gearing up for fall soccer tryouts and preseason football is on TV. Fall is on it's way which means the start of another school year is just around the corner. For my family, it means digging out of the school … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Relieve the Budget Pinch of Buying School Supplies