Imperfect Action + Unflappable Determination = Achieving Your Goals

I’d Even Flip Burgers, If I Had To

It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything on this blog. Primarily that’s because I’ve been busting my tail, trying to get my feet back underneath me financially speaking. You see, I’m not always a good decision maker when it comes to...
Imperfect Action + Unflappable Determination = Achieving Your Goals

Money Shame or Once Again, I Can’t Handle Money

This seems like a topic I might be revisiting ad nauseum. It might feel like that for you too. You get money stuff under control, and then something happens. An absolutely necessary car repair…or a kid (who happens to be allergic) gets stung and you’ve got...

Are Your Car Costs Holding You Back?

A guest post by Giles Kirkland When it comes to being a parent, some costs are necessary, others are not. For most families, the car falls within the former. Whether it’s the daily school run, doing the shopping or the various other duties that ultimately arise, a...
What’s so wrong with living in debt anyway?

What’s so wrong with living in debt anyway?

As someone who has quite a bit of experience with this – I can tell you that sometimes it feels like debt is just inevitable. You are always going to be behind anyway, so what’s the point of getting out of it? It’s super easy, especially when there...
All Press Is Good Press

All Press Is Good Press

So, there’s this guy on twitter mocking one of my posts. And that’s cool, because while he totally misunderstood my point – as did a whole lot of other people – it’s getting my project some notice. Even if it’s just amongst people...
It’s the Holidays…But You Are in Debt

It’s the Holidays…But You Are in Debt

It’s the holidays… but you are in debt. But…it’s the holidays… And you are still in debt. This is a hard time of year. Especially because if you are like me, you’ve got kids. You’ve got people who are depending on you for...
Spend Less on Candles

Spend Less on Candles

Addendum: YES, I realize the tweet is a joke. But, it is an illustration of the point I was trying to make. Obviously, it’s ridiculous to think anyone is spending that much on candles – but people really do spend a crap ton of money on crap they...