My wife and I throw a party every Memorial Day weekend. We supply our guests choices of soft and alcoholic beverages including beer. During party planning each year my wife and I discuss whether to buy cases of canned beer or a keg. The perception is … [Read more...] about Which is Cheaper: Keg or Canned Beer?
I'm encouraging my son to stop saving money. Even though we had an agreement that a certain amount from each paycheck would be automatically transferred into his savings account, I told him that I wanted him to stop. My son wanted to register for … [Read more...] about I’m Telling My Son To STOP Saving Money
The balance between how much to save and how much to spend is a difficult concept to teach teenagers. It's challenging because teens don't have a firm grasp on how much things cost or the life experience to know what expenses they may face. The fact … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: How To Adjust Your Teen’s Budget When Income Changes
My wife was excited to see her dad for the first time since he moved to Texas over three years ago. While talking with him to get his travel plans, she found out he was actually taking a bus. He thought taking a bus would be cheaper than … [Read more...] about Comparing Travel Cost: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Quiz time, Clever Friends: What do most people forget to include when estimating the cost of a wedding present? Answer: The materials needed to wrap the gift. Whether it be wrapping paper, a gift bag, ribbon, or all three, most … [Read more...] about Save Time And Money With The Gift Wrapping Table At Bed, Bath, And Beyond
All of our mobile phones beeped or buzzed at the same time from an incoming text message. It was a single message from AT&T broadcast to all the phones on the same account stating that we were nearing our data plan limit for the month. I wasn't … [Read more...] about Going Over Your Mobile Phone Data Plan This Month? Save Money With This Simple Trick!