The Budget

This is the third post in the series 5 Ways We Work Together. The five major areas my wife and I work together on our finances. Way Back When A long time ago – well – at least a dozen years ago, I needed to recover from financial disaster. At that time, I set out … Continue reading The Budget


We Don’t Open New Credit Cards

No! Not One! We have one credit card. That’s all. Don’t need any others. I remember when my wife and I were first married, she came home one day and said she had saved 10% on some clothes she had purchased. Eliminating debt was high on my list and I probably (no – I know … Continue reading We Don’t Open New Credit Cards

Don’t Shop With Kids

Shopping Alone Ah, the bliss of shopping alone. When you shop alone you never hear “Can I have candy?” “Can I have Ice Cream?” “Can I have a toy?” And you never see this… Admit it! You would prefer to shop alone. Sometimes you don’t have a choice but if there is any way to … Continue reading Don’t Shop With Kids

Shop The List

Groceries A single parent needs to find all kinds of ways to trim costs. It’s hard to do when all the kids are outgrowing their clothes on a monthly basis. It’s not just single parents that need to be concerned about this. Let’s talk about groceries. Everyone can cut costs on their groceries and still … Continue reading Shop The List

The Paperback Is Here

Long Time Coming Well, I finally got my book, The Little Debt-Free Book, published as a paperback version. This version was submitted on January 31, 2015 for review. It took another day for the review process to be completed before I was able to order the proof copy. Next Step The proof copy arrived at … Continue reading The Paperback Is Here