January 5, 2013

Some Thoughts on Shopping with Children

I have three children under the age of eight. The prospect of taking them all to the grocery store for a weekly grocery trip is something of a daunting one. While they do behave pretty well overall, they’re also children, and that brings about several problems. Things grab their attention easily. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #107

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Michael J. Fox on doing it right the first time “If you don’t take the time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – Michael J. […]

Top 10 Free Money Finance Guest Posts of 2012

As regular readers know, I feature a lot of guest posts throughout a year (though not as many this year as in past years). I like to get a variety of perspectives on money issues, hear from others in different life stages than I'm in, and let readers get money thoughts from someone other than me. […]

Our personal finance plan for 2013 and beyond

Last year was tougher than usual for us financially.  There were a number of different factors that came together to draw down our savings substantially, and caused us to get a bit too close to needing to tap into less liquid assets for current expenses.  Some factors were not our doing, but others were, and we need to take charge of the things that are within our control. Ultimately, our financia […]