A notebook sits on my kitchen counter open to my current todo list. I add things as necessary, and cross things off as they are completed. My wife even gets in on the process by adding things to the list that she wants me to do. My list is constantly … [Read more...] about Ignoring Your ToDo List Can Cost You Money
At the beginning of each weekend, my wife and I sit down to discuss our spending plan for the weekend. We talk about any plans we already have on the calendar, other things we'd like to do, and how much they cost. Sometimes we have … [Read more...] about 2 Ways For Couples To Resolve Spending Conflicts
My wife and I tend to balance each other out, it's why we make a great team. She's a very spontaneous, â€œLet's just GO FOR IT,â€ kind of person. I fall more on the, â€œLet's just wait and see,â€ conservative side of the fence. If it wasn't for my … [Read more...] about Delayed Spending Gives You Choices!
The end of the weekend always seems to sneak up on me, and this past one was no exception. We had nothing of importance going, and when Friday afternoon rolled around I had two completely free days to knock some items off my â€œhoney doâ€ list. … [Read more...] about Starting My Week On The Right Foot
It was supposed to be a quick trip to Walmart. My son needed some things for his science project, so I threw on my shoes and said I'd be back in a few minutes. â€œWait,â€ said my wife, â€œI have a list.â€ Oh boy. I looked on … [Read more...] about How Your Cell Phone Can Break Your Grocery Budget
My wife and I reviewed our budget before the weekend to get on the same page with bills that were to be paid and how much we had left in discretionary funds. After crunching the numbers I felt great about where we were at. Bills paid, money in … [Read more...] about What Happens When Couples Disagree About How To Spend Their Money?