Money Stories

Receipts are a topic of controversy in my home. They take up spaces in our pockets, purses, wallets, and you can never find the exact one you need (until months later of course). In other words, the little scraps of paper are a scourge in the side of clutter-haters everywhere. Within minutes of walking through […]

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Alexa wrote a great article last week, on Why Saving for My Kids’ College Education Is Not My Priority, and I thought she made excellent points. It’s my belief that as a whole, parents are bringing up their children to be self-entitled and have everything come easy to them. I have many friends whose parents paid […]

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One of the pieces of advice you hear over and over in the financial industry is, to not borrow money against your home for basically any reason. There are some people who suggest that it’s OK to take out a home equity line of credit (or HELOC) so you can invest the funds, or make improvements […]

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Many times when people ask me what I do, I get mixed responses when I explain that I’m a stay-at-home mom. Some people are a little put off by it (which is totally fine), while others look at me as if I have stumbled upon this lucky coin in life. “I wish I could stay at home […]

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My husband finally has a “real” job. He’s no longer an adjunct; he has a full-time job at a school that seems to like that he prioritizes students and learning. With that full-time job comes benefits — and it’s amazing how much they’re affecting our financial life. As we enjoy the benefits of having benefits, […]

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In early 2012, my garbage company offered me a deal: commit to them for two years, and in return, they wouldn’t raise my rates. Prices are always increasing, so I thought it would be smart to agree. I found my latest garbage bill in the mailbox this week, and it was higher than I remembered. […]

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