My Financial House

You're running errands and lunch time has crept up on you. Red Robin french fries are calling your name. There is plenty of food at home but you want something now. What does eating out cost you? Is it worth it? According to Statista, as of November 2013: 8.3% of respondants stated they visited casual dining restaurants [...]

According to a March 2013 poll by CreditCards.com, talking about credit makes us squirm more than the topics of religion, politics, salary, and our love lives. Really?! It's a little easier for those whom have grown up on social media to discuss credit card debt. The 18 - 24 crowd is accustomed to sharing many [...]

The 'My Financial House' series is dedicated to exploring one question a week in hopes of creating a dialogue in which we can feed our curiosity and learn what we may or may NOT want to do;0) How do you handle home improvements? The Jones are having their house painted. Yours needs it too but [...]

The 'My Financial House' series is dedicated to exploring one question a week in hopes of creating a dialogue in which we can feed our curiosity and learn what we may or may NOT want to do;0) How do you fund Christmas? In November, 2013, the average consumer spent $704 on Christmas gifts. That number was down [...]

The 'My Financial House' series is dedicated to exploring one question a week in hopes of creating a dialogue in which we can feed our curiosity and learn what we may or may NOT want to do;0) How do you save on school clothes? We are very strategic. This is how we do it: Clean out closets and [...]

The 'My Financial House' series is dedicated to exploring one question a week in hopes of creating a dialogue in which we can feed our curiosity and learn what we may or may NOT want to do;0) Let's get down to the nitty gritty: Do you have car payments? (Here's our answer and I hope [...]

Do you find it interesting to discover how families do the things they do?! We are often curious about the choices families make with their finances and thought you might be interested too?! Why do we care what the Jones are doing? The Jones are really a figment of our imaginations. They are the ones that seem to have [...]