Frugal Confessions — Live a VIP Life on an Average Paycheck — Page 2

Jump back to Chapter 1 of our marriage, just four short years ago, and you will see a very different angle to our story. My husband and I had just gotten engaged and purchased our new home in Houston TX. When sitting down to formally combine our finances, we figured out that our total remaining […] Read More

I love a good horror movie. Not the ultra-gory kind that makes me close my ears and squint my eyes shut. But the more psychological kind where I get sucked into someone else's version of a no-good-very-bad-day. But you know what? Real life can be pretty darn scary as well. Sometimes nothing is scarier than […] Read More

It Ain’t About the Money, Honey

We can sit here all day talking about 401(k)s, which checking account yields the most interest with the least amount of hoops to jump through, and what your PSR (personal savings rate) is versus the national rate. I love these subjects. But you know what? It's not about any of this. It's not about money, […] Read More

Be Smart When Buying a House

There is no single greatest purchase you can make than buying a new home! A house is something that you commit to, that you will raise a family in, and will appreciate as an investment to boot. However, buying and owning a home isn’t all fun and games, there are many things that need to […] Read More