I was reading a post over at Author Thomas J Stanley's blog of "Stop Acting Rich" fame. He was talking about how the mindsets are so different for people who merely act rich - and those who truly do … [Read more...] about Are You Saving So Much Money That You’re Nearly Bankrupt?
Most of us scoff at the idea of just throwing money away. However, you might actually be doing just that -- every day. There are a number of practices, seemingly commonplace, that result in wasted … [Read more...] about 9 Common Ways You Could Be Wasting Your Money
Introspection is not something many of us apply when spending money. Unfortunately, too many of us just buy mindlessly, without really think about why we buy the things that we do. A little … [Read more...] about What Things Motivate Your Spending?
Anyone who really knows me, is well aware that I'm a spender. Penny pinching isn't my thing. That isn't to say that I'm flinging money about like water. What it does mean, though, is that I don't go … [Read more...] about Why I’m Not A Big Penny Pincher
President Obama and lawmakers are in discussions right now, trying to come to an agreement about what to do about the debt ceiling. If the debt ceiling isn't raised, the United States begins … [Read more...] about Will The U.S. Default On Its Debt?
My husband is finishing up his Ph.D. this month. His defense is scheduled, and everything should be wrapped up by the beginning of May. This means, of course, that he will be looking for a job. He has … [Read more...] about What Constitutes A Worthwhile Expenditure?